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“The place to go for shopping”
Review of Union Square

Union Square
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US$30.00*
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Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square...
Ranked #117 of 727 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: A shopper's paradise, this bustling square near the theater district has everything from upscale department stores and boutiques to discount houses. After a $25-million facelift in 2002, the cosmopolitan hub boasts a huge amphitheater, granite pedestals on which street entertainers perform and a tree and flower-lined environment in which to enjoy an espresso or an elegant meal.
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you are looking for shops then there are plenty in and around Union Square. If you are a shoe shopper then there is a huge DSW where you can be in shoe heaven. There are high end and high street shops here. In the square on the day we were there were artists also selling their wares.. although it wasn't my style... There are plenty of transport options round the area too including being able to get on the old cable cars although the queue from this end of town is really long

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Good variety of shops most a high prices. Sat in the square and soaked up the sun as not many places in the city centre to do this. All walks of life can be seen in and around the area.

2  Thank chisnel
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

After coming out of a nearby mall, it was nice to relax in this beautiful outdoor Square that had a HUGE decorated Xmas tree in the centre, a skating rink nearby, and large palm trees in lights. A great place to people-watch, surrounded by tall buildings, and yes, a few smokers. But surprise! There was a guard that approached smokers and politely asked them to butt out while in the Square and I think the air and my spirits improved several notches. This place is too cool for words. An oasis in the concrete shopping jungle.

2  Thank Canucksontheloose
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We passed by union square almost twice a day because our hotel was just two blocks away. The square itself is quite pretty, though they were doing some construction there and we couldn’t fully appreciate it. But the area is nice, there are a lot of big stores surrounding it, including Apple and Victoria’s Secret. We loved that every evening there was a very talented man playing the pipes.

1  Thank Lilirogz
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Good spot to relax to people watch after walking around city and shopping. There are plenty of places to sit. They have a little kiosk for food and drinks and bike rental area also.

2  Thank Sabrena L
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