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“Great park, restaurants, shopping area”
Review of Liberty Station

Liberty Station
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US$63.72*
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San Diego GoCar Tour
Ranked #62 of 451 things to do in San Diego
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

As a long time resident of San Diego, and 13 year Resident of Point Loma, I appreciate Liberty Station (or as I call it NTC- Naval Training Center, former name). The buildings have been maintained yet updated, but it preserves the historical look, yet offers modern conveniences for locals and visitors. Parks, Stone Brewing, Trader Joes, Vons, Starbucks, Tender Greens, Ikuru Sushi are the Staples, but much more to offer. Historical plaques displayed down the main walk, Gigantic US Flag flying in the main courtyard. It has a nice park, for walking dogs on a leash, playground for small children and open space for games. Be aware that Sundays are church day at the Rock, although there is traffic control, it is more crowded.

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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We took the bus to Liberty Station around 6 p.m. Although a little bit difficult to find the artist studios in the dark if you are unfamiliar with the repurposed Naval Training Center, it was well worth the effort. The first Friday of each month from 5-9 p.m. is an open house of artist studios, galleries and dance. The artists are there to show you their original, fine art and in many places food and drinks were offered. It felt like a gala evening surrounded by inspiring, creative people. Very energizing.

Thank osterous
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Reviewed 25 February 2014

After arriving in San Diego I saw a billboard near the airport that featured an art exhibition at Liberty Station. If I hadn't seen that sign, I would have missed Liberty Station all together. There are now 15 buildings that are open with galleries, museums, artist studios, unique shops, restaurants, and more, all this set on beautifully landscaped grounds. Schedule your visit to dine in one of the restaurants, we enjoyed Italian at Solare Restorante.

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Reviewed 2 January 2014

Anyone who has flown out of San Diego International has flown over this place. From the air it looks like the Naval Training Center/Boot Camp that thousands of sailors have passed through. Apparently the Navy moved it's training center somewhere else and the old barracks and grounds are being privatized and turned into restaurants, shops, and parks. This is a prime and it is along your way to Pt. Loma and the Cabrillo Monument. There's no cost to enter, so stop on by and see what's going on there; you'll probably find something you like!

Thank Tod66
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

The preservation of and the reuse of buildings of the former Naval Training Center at Liberty Station is quite impressive! The restaurants, the retail shops and the attractive plazas illustrate how buildings can be saved and reused instead of being demolished for new construction. The planners, designers, architects and contractors are to be congratulated for their preservation of historic structures. This is definitely a place worthwhile visiting in San Diego. We especially recommend the Fig Tree Cafe which has both indoor and outdoor seating, good food and good service.

Thank Zell
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