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Palace of Fine Arts

San Francisco , United States

  • A relic from the extravagant world expo that was held in SF in the early 20th century. Worth visiting in the night for nice lighting.
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    • @itamar

      A relic from the extravagant world expo that was held in SF in the early 20th century. Worth visiting in the night for nice lighting.

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  • 3301 Lyon St (btwn Bay & Jefferson St) San Francisco, CA 94123 United States

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The Ritz-Carlton

The Palace of Fine Arts is a neo-classical "ruin" originally constructed for the 1915 World's Fair and is the only structure from the historic event that is still situated on its original site.

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Did you know? The Palace’s design is based on a Roman ruin. It was built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, in honor of the discovery of the Pacific Ocean and the completion of the Panama Canal.

Exploratorium

At the Palace of Fine Arts, there's a secret listening exhibit inside one of the columns of the rotunda. SOUND COLUMN is a musical instrument whose resonating chamber is a 60-foot-high room.

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  • Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

  • 3301 Lyon St, San Francisco, CA 94123, United States

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4.6 of 5 stars

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  • Palace of Fine Arts

  • San Francisco, California

  • #12 of 497 things to do in San Francisco,12,497

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TripAdvisor Reviews

Magical

25 May 2016

Amazing experience!

24 May 2016

Palace of Fine Arts is Gorgeous for a Walkabout

23 May 2016

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