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Photoessay: Effervescent San Francisco – a Medley of Sights

By Rashmi Gopal Rao

Often referred to as “Everybody’s Favorite City“, San Francisco has a vibe like none other.  With plenty to explore, SFO offers loads of scenic beauty, several architectural gems, iconic sights, quirky neighbourhoods and much more.

Below are some random captures on my recent visit to the city.

A view from the Twin Towers
A view of SFO from the Twin Towers
SFO city hall
SFO city hall
Dome of SFO City Hall
Dome of SFO City Hall
Statues at SFO's Civic Centre
Statues at SFO’s Civic Centre
The Ashurbanipal Monument at the Civic centre
The Ashurbanipal Monument at the Civic centre
A view of the iconic Golden gate bridge
A view of the iconic Golden gate bridge
The iconic Golden gate bridge
The iconic Golden gate bridge
The Lone Sailor Monument
The Lone Sailor Monument on the north end of the Golden Gate bridge
SFO's Bay Bridge
SFO’s Bay Bridge
A view of SFO's buildings with the Coit tower in the backdrop
A view of SFO’s buildings with the Coit tower in the backdrop
The msyterious Alcatraz island
The msyterious Alcatraz island
SFO's effervescent Fisherman's Wharf
SFO’s popular Fisherman’s Wharf
Sea Lions at Pier 39
Sea Lions at Pier 39
Sea Lions at Pier 39
Sea Lions at Pier 39
Trams and Rickshaws outside Pier 39
Trams and Rickshaws outside Pier 39
A vessel at Pier 45
A vessel at Pier 45
More of SFO's historic trams
More of SFO’s historic trams
Interiors of SFO's Public Library
Interiors of SFO’s Public Library
A view of the liberal SFO
A view of the liberal SFO
The colorful streets of SFO
The colorful streets of SFO
The bustling streets of SFO
The bustling streets of SFO
Do not miss a cable car ride while in the Fog city
Do not miss a cable car ride while in the Fog city
No wonder SFO is a favorite with tourists
No wonder SFO is a favorite with tourists!

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