Neighbourhoods and Areas in San Francisco

There are many neighbourhoods in San Francisco; some you'll pass through numerous times, whereas you'll have to take a specific trip to others. The following neighbourhoods and districts are all worth a visit on your trip.

Fisherman’s Wharf

San Francisco's first port, Fisherman's Wharf, has become an important tourist attractions that shouldn't be missed.

Yerba Buena Gardens

Yerba Buena Gardens is a peaceful, relaxing area with various museums and points of interest.


This neighbourhood in San Francisco is home to one of the world's largest Chinese communities; Chinatown is a city within a city.

Union Square

Located in the heart of the city, Union Square is the most well-known and lively area of San Francisco. Discover it!

Alamo Square

This picturesque spot has been a backdrop in numerous films and TV series, and is one of the city's most common postcard images.

Fillmore Street

Fillmore Street is located in one of the most traditional neighbourhoods in San Francisco, Fillmore District, a beautiful spot to wander around.


Haight-Ashbury could be described as the most alternative, hipster part of San Francisco. Why not check it out?


Japantown in San Francisco is one of the USA's largest and oldest Japanese neighbourhoods. Find out more about its history.

Little Italy

Located north of Chinatown is Little Italy, a beautiful neighbourhood where you can enjoy a stroll and a delicious Italian meal.

Why Not Take A Tour?

One of the best ways to discover the city is by taking a tour of San Francisco, this way an expert guide will be able to explain about the history, architecture and culture of the places and neighbourhoods visited, and you don't have to worry about getting lost!