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The Castro

Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114
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Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114
The Castro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved walking the Castro streets. They are filled with bright houses, interesting shops and yummy places to eat. I spent the whole day waking and could have gone into the night too. There are some risky shops too. And some interesting characters on the...More

Thank wendy g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going for dinner in Castro but regrettably we chose a day when they were having a gay party street show (not for the faint hearted!!)

Thank humerous60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am told this area is famous for GLBT, When i walked around we were not disturbed by anyone, in fact this is one of the safest area i saw in San Francisco. it is really worth to roam around to see how the people...More

Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean area with lots of cafes and shops. Cute area to walk through. Really yummy cookies at hot cookie right across from the Bart station

Thank jenstero
Reviewed 17 September 2017

A nice place to walk thru, stop for a drink or coffee. Apparently great at night but we were only there on a Sunday afternoon. Worth a look.

Thank TRC60
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Been coming to San Francisco for 14 years now and love this place. The Edge is my favourite bar but there is something here for everyone. The Starbucks seems to have been here forever and is a really nice place to meet friends and relax.

Thank ANDY B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

You can't miss it! rainbows everywhere, a lot of diversity, no one will judge you or look at you weird, it's a big mix of people, really cool shops and bars... Make sure to visit the GLBT museum and the HRC store to learn about...More

Thank David Š
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We ventured up to the Castro from Union Square by an antique electric car originally from Milan Italy. The trip up to the Castro did go through some sketchy tenderloin streets but once we were up the hill we exited into a vibrant neighborhood. We...More

Thank Reasonable50
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We took our kids to go see Harvey Milk's camera shop. It's now a Human Rights Campaign center/store. How perfect. :) Our kids watched the the Harvey Milk documentary (stick with the documentary not the the Sean Penn movie!) and it was a great introduction...More

Thank winterbeachbum40
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The Castro is San Francisco's gay village and is iconic for being the backdrop to the gay rights movement in the 60s and 70s and a continued space for LGBT people living in or visiting San Francisco. As a reflection of this, the Castro (Castro...More

Thank WorldTravla7
The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Response from dclare142 | Reviewed this property |
It is the LGBTQI Capital!
13 June 2017|
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Sure it - all the stripes of the rainbow
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Response from Dorel R | Reviewed this property |
It's at about 14 miles . A 20 to 30 min drive depending on traffic and transport .