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Neighbourhood

The Castro

Locals say

What it’s like:
Quiet · Vibrant · Historic
Known for:
Views · Parks · Boutique
Nearby conveniences:
Grocery shops · Shops · Restaurants

Tips from locals

Adrienne
Adrienne
October 01, 2019
It’s the Castro! Great area to party at night and see and be seen during the day. Great food and shopping! Walk or bike to downtown or go over the hill to NOPA and Golden Gate Park!
Nivi
Nivi
September 28, 2019
A very vibrant and colorful neighborhood that is one of the most prominent symbols of LGBTQ activism and events in the world.
Gustav Alexander
Gustav Alexander
September 22, 2019
Sweeping views and grand Victorians, pride of place and person coalesce in an area that embraces its status as the “gay capital of the world.” The Castro and nearby Noe Valley offer village-like amenities including pedestrian-friendly streets, Victorian homes in historic Eureka Valley, an array of…
Robert
Robert
September 20, 2019
LQBTQ+ area of the City of San Francisco. Tons of bars, clubs, and great restaurants.
Marc
Marc
September 17, 2019
A 15 minute walk down the steep 17th Street hill gets you to the Castro where you will find trendy bars, taco places and casual restaurants. Plan a movie at the Castro Theater to make it a night.

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Location
San Francisco, CA
The Castro