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San Francisco is an enigmatic city on the west coast of the US, popular International tourist destination renowned for its rugged scenery (Pacific ocean, rolling hills, redwoods), eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and vibrant culture.

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San Francisco's famous landmarks include the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, the cable cars, Transamerica Pyramid, Coit Tower, Lombard Street, Fishermans Wharf and Chinatown.

San Francisco History:
San Francisco was established in 1776 when the Spanish settled on the San Francisco Peninsula. They built a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named after Francis of Assisi.

The California Gold Rush in 1848 gave the city a period of rapid growth. Being devastated by the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was quickly rebuilt.

San Francisco is characterized by a high standard of living. The city is also known for its diverse, cosmopolitan population, and traditionally is a magnet for America's counterculture.

San Francisco is one of the most densely populated major American cities is part of the much larger San Francisco Bay Area, home to over 7 million people.



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