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The Marina, Fisherman’s Wharf & the Piers

Since the gold rush, this waterfront has been the point of entry for new arrivals – and it remains a major attraction for sea lion antics and getaways to and from Alcatraz. To the west, the Marina has chic boutiques in a former cow pasture and organic dining along the waterfront. At the adjoining Presidio, you’ll encounter Shakespeare on the loose and public nudity on a former army base.


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