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Considered to be the Champs Elysees of the city, this grand street is filled with shops, hotels, and, along the way, remarkable architecture.
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Market Street, San Francisco, CA
Union Square
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"ferry building"
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"westfield mall"
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"great shopping"
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"twin peaks"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked along Market Street on a Saturday; wow, was it crowded! A LOT of people shopping and out on that day. It was also mild weather so I'm not surprised. Other than avoiding crowds, the architecture was interesting. There were a couple of panhandlers...More

Thank CaptTrouble
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have travelled to many cities but have never encountered anything like what we saw here. There are people with mental health problems, drug addicts and homeless people everywhere which is a disgrace considering the money in the city. You cannot walk anywhere without being approached...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

A stroll along Market Street takes you from the Ferry Terminal at one end up through the financial district with its banks and business-suited employees mixed with homeless people and tourists. Keep going and you eventually reach many tech companies like Twitter in converted buildings...More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

If you stay on this street and you can walk from the downtown district to the Embarcadero. Around Powell Street you will find a number of high-end shops and boutiques. As you near the waterfront the area becomes more commercial. While the street is often...More

Thank DP49
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Market Street is one of the main thoroughfares that traverses through San Francisco. It runs from the Ferry Building strait all the way to the Castro. It then winds up hill to the base of Twin Peaks. Along the way it connects the Embarcadero, Financial...More

Thank Alan H
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is a street that we travelled on often whilst in San Francisco. Its a main thoroughfare in San Francisco, and begins at The Embarcadero near the Ferry Building and runs through downtown area on to the Twin Peaks area. There is Public transportation runs...More

Thank tommomelbourne
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

enjoyed travelling here via cable car, great shopping and awesome vibe. try some of the street food its yummy.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Have walked this street many times over the years and normally enjoyed it - it changes character as you keep walking, lots of shops and cafes but like most others, am surprised at the level of homelessness.

Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I walked a significant stretch of this street on my first day in the City, From 6th to 10th Street and from 14th to 16th Street. A wide variety of stores are available and a wide variety of people can be seen too! - Let's...More

Thank Albywon
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

As we took the tranzit system to reach downtown, I decided to take this exit in order to start my SF visit as my partner went to a game. I must say, I was rather horrified to see myself exiting the underground and be welcomed...More

Thank TERRAvelista
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