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#16: SF Japantown

Posted on July 16, 2015 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be featuring San Francisco's Japantown.

 

San Francisco's Japantown is one of the last Japantowns in the United States. You can experience the japanese culture with shops, restaurants, and the many events held in Japantown each year. In the middle of the shopping mall there is an outdoor Japanese Peace Plaza, which features the peace pagoda that was a gift from the people of Osaka, Japan.


There are a few buses that stop near Japantown- you can ride Muni Routes 38 or 38R to Geary and Laguna. You can also take Muni Route 2 Clement or 3 Jacksonm and get off at either Laguna or Buchanan.


From BART, exit at Montgomery and ride the 38 or 38R to Geary and Laguna and you're quickly at Japantown.

 

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#11: Fisherman's Wharf

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

This week on Transit Accessible Attractions we will be featuring Fisherman's Wharf.


Fisherman's Wharf is located next to the Embarcadero and Jefferson Street. Sitting next to the waterfront of the San Francisco Bay, Fisherman's Wharf is one of the most popular destinations in San Francisco, with millions of visitors a year. Fisherman's Wharf features a wide range of famous attractions, dozens of restaurants, nearby hotels, unique shops, breathtaking scenery of the Bay, and fun for the whole family.

 

Fisherman's Wharf is one of the few attractions in the City that you can access by riding both San Francisco's street cars, and the world-famous cable cars. To reach Fisherman's Wharf, board the F-Market Streetcar at the San Francisco Ferry Building and enjoy the ride along the Embarcadero waterfront. The F-Market Travels between Castro and Fisherman's Wharf via Market Street.

 

You can also ride the Powell-Mason Cable Car or the Powell-Hyde Cable Car to reach the Fisherman's Wharf.

 

If you are riding BART, exit at Embarcadero Stations and walk 1 block to the Ferry Building to catch the F-Market. If you are using the cable car, exit at Powell Station and proceed to Powell Street, where cable cars terminate.

 

If you are riding CalTrain, exit at 4th and King Street Station and board MUNI Metro Line N-Judah, which will take you to Embarcadero Station. Exit and proceed to the Ferry Building to ride the F-Market.

 

The Golden Gate Ferry terminates at the Ferry Building, providing quick access to the F-Market. To plan your trip on any transit agency, please visit the 511 Transit Trip Planner.


Stay tuned next week to find out which attraction we'll feature next!