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"A Taste of Europe" Union Square Tip by wilocrek

Union Square, San Francisco: 66 reviews and 101 photos

The best part of Union isn't the shops or the fact it's a beautiful place to relax, but rather the heavy European influence that make up the square. Much like the many different squares in Rome, Union Square is a place of tranquility amidst the bustling city. However Union Square had a much more modern look as its surrounded by towering skyscrapers and palm tree's. There are a couple cafe's in the square with plenty of outdoor tables to enjoy coffee and a view. From a people watching perspective its about the best spot in the city, of course if you prefer shopping you are in luck as Macy's, Nike Town, and Sak's 5th Ave are among the many different stores that surround the square. Definitely plan on making Union Square a staple of your visit to San Francisco!

Address: Bordered by Powell, Geary, Stocton and Post Streets
Directions: Union Square
Phone: (415) 781-7880

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 7, 2008
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