"Alcatraz" Alcatraz Tip by sunsea

Alcatraz, San Francisco: 292 reviews and 488 photos


Island derived its name from Spanish word for seabirds. It is a one of the most popular destination for turists, offering a close-up look at historic and infamous federal prison, home to the likes of Al Capone and the "Birdman".

Address: In the middle of San Fracisco Bay
Directions: Alcatraz is reached by ferries of the Blue and Gold fleet from Pier 41
Phone: Blue & Gold (415) 705-5555
Website: http://www.nps.gov/alcatraz

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  • Written Jan 28, 2005
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