Incredible Places in Golden Gate Park (San Fransisco)
Do you have any plan to go to San Fransisco (USA)?, if yes then don’t miss a chance to visit the famous Golden Gate Park. Golden Gate Park is an astonishing giant urban park which has an area of 1,017 acres consisting of public grounds. Inside the Golden Gate Park visitors can see various attractions such as gardens, playgrounds, lakes, trails, and monuments, with dozens of cultural venues and events.
Below are some most popular places inside Golden Gate Park in San Fransisco:
1. California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Sciences is a famous natural history museum that is among the largest museums of natural history in the world, it is a place for over 27 million specimens. In this area we can explore an exotic aquarium, planetarium, etc under one living roof.
2. Dutch and Murphy Windmill
Dutch and Murphy Windmill is a magnificent structure Standing at 75 ft tall. the north windmill was firstly built in early 1902 to pump water. Today Dutch and Murphy Windmill known as a place for colorful tulips that surround the landmark in the northwest side of the park. The Dutch and Murphy Windmill in Golden Gate Park is worth a visit anytime, but the best time to visit is when the tulips bloom (February and March). The second windmill (smaller one), the Murphy Windmill, located in the southwest side of the park but has suffered significant damage.
3. Japanese Tea Garden
Japanese Tea Garden is a vast complex including many paths, ponds and a teahouse features plants and trees arranged in an exotic Japanese style. The Japanese Tea Garden contains sculptures and structures influenced by Japan Buddhist and Shinto religious beliefs, as well as many elements of water and rocks to create a calming landscape designed to people who wants to relax.
The de Young Museum
The de Young Museum showcases amazing American art throughout 17th and 21st centuries, including contemporary art, textiles, and costumes, and other kind of art from Pacific and Africa.
Beach Chalet Located steps from the Pacific Ocean on the west side of the Golden Gate Park. Visitors usually stop here for lunch, dinner or drinks.
Nowadays, there are more than 60 rose beds planted on the Rose Garden area of Golden Gate Park, which come from the creativity of commercial growers. The maintenance of the rose beds is handled by a collection of dedicated local citizens. This area is extremely beautiful, featuring many kind of rose, such as the “Lavender Lassie” which show flashes of both a modern and an old rose.
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