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Golden Gate Park
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Hong Kong, China
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“Would include this in your must/see list”
Reviewed 19 October 2012

We recently visited San Francisco and spent a full morning at the Golden Gate Park, which we really enjoyed. Similar to Central Park in NYC, the Park just seems to go on forever at times, affording locals and visitors plenty of opportunity for green space, recreation as well as a collection of attractions to museum and garden-like attractions.

We enjoyed the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, the Japanese Tea Garden and taking the lift up the Hamon Tower of the de Young Museum for sweeping views of this area of San Francisco. We also really enjoyed the Conservatory of Flowers, especially the Dahlia Garden, which was in full bloom during our visit last month.

While we have been to San Francisco a handful of times, this was our first actual visit to Golden Gate Park. We should have visited during earlier trips as this is a very nice area to spend time. Also, we failed to see some attractions and area of the Park simply due to our running out of time. Next trip, we’ll probably allocate ¾ of a day at least to the Golden Gate Park.

Visited September 2012
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Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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“Urban with busy roads”
Reviewed 19 October 2012 via mobile

This is not really a park in that if has busy roads running through it. Lots of homeless people. Charges for botanical conservatory and Japanese gardens. Not good. Have a look at the London parks and museums pricing San Francisco. Also ambiguously not close to Golden Gate Bridge. Must have confused lots of tourists

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Albany, California
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“Doing a round trip is spectacular!”
Reviewed 18 October 2012

The amazing vista. It is best to be a passenger so you can catch all there is to see, as the driver must keep his/her eyes on the road which can be crowded.

Visited July 2012
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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“Great”
Reviewed 18 October 2012

This park is unlike anything I've ever seen before. There is so much to see and do in this park. You need to allow a whole day for this park and I would definitely suggest getting a pedalo for the lake around Strawberry Hill.

Visited September 2012
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Arnhem, Netherlands
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“Visit in the weekend!”
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We were there on Saturday morning. The park offers it all: saturday morning soccer, lawn bowling, musea visitors, beautifull gardens etc. Ideal to see how the people of San Francisco spend their weekends.

Visited September 2012
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