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Washington Square

Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-831-2700
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  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“tai chi” (4 reviews)
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Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-831-2700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to people watch. Stopped here on our way back down Telegraph Hill and it is a mixed area. There were several different groups practicing a variety of Tai Chi. There are also people with their dog's and other people just taking in the...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It was a great night in the park. A free showing of the movie La La Land. It was packed with people sitting on blankets or lounge chairs. A great crowd with no violence or other issues. It is across the street from Saint Peters...More

Thank Mauro1990
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We descended Telegraph Hill and made our way to central North Beach, with Washington Square being a natural stopping point. There was much activity in the park, ranging from sunbathers to dog enthusiasts to the homeless. In other words, it is a fitting representation of...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

This small city park is located on Columbus Street at Union. This is a popular place to visit. We found locals and visitors alike lounging in the grass and people watching on the day we visited. Lots of neighborhood festivals are held here.

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We passed by this park literally every day we were in SF and this place was always packed with activity no matter the time of day. It is in the heart of the action, despite not being all that big, no shortage of people filling...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This square is in the middle of North Beach and Chinatown and is surrounded by lovely buildings. Everyone loves it, people sit for hours. Drink in the atmosphere.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little park with great picnic area. Lots of wonderful things to see in the area including bakeries and mamas restaurant.

Thank helena218
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great place to visit--great statues, peaceful. Also nice place to sit, relax, enjoy the surrounding and meet interesting people like we did today.

Thank Yolande B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Washing Square is a lovely park at one end of China Town to sit and relax. People flock here to have their lunch or wait to catch a bus. There is a beautiful famous church at one end of the square, Saint peter and paul...More

Thank norma_gordon
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The locals call it "Wasqua" for good reasons. There lots of restaurants and stores abc peoples watching there.

Thank Alzor S
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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10 January 2017|
Response from l1jjc0x | Reviewed this property |
there is street parking as well as some very safe public parking lots. mainly in sf if its on the street you will be feeding the meter though there are some free street parking with some time limits
Kathy M
19 June 2016|
Response from JDZatSF | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's street parking, which might be difficult depending on timing, and there is also a nearby parking garage.