San Francisco is in northern California and is the second most densely populated city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco bay area stretches across nine counties and had a population over 7.56 million people. It is known for its iconic golden gate bridge which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, golden gate parks, cable cars and year round fog. Other side attractions include the Alcatraz Island, California academy of sciences, de young museum and so on. Several parks in San Francisco form part of the golden gate national recreation area. The golden gate park stretches from the centre of the city west to the Pacific Ocean. It is rich with cultural and natural attractions such as its botanical garden, Japanese tea garden, and so on.
The de young museum is also located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park and it showcases all inclusive artworks spanning from the 17th century to the 21st century. The likes of modern and contemporary art, photography, textiles and costumes and art from other countries of the world can be seen at the museum with a 360-degree view of San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean.
San Francisco is also home to eight professional sport teams namely;
The NFL Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers
The NBA Golden state warriors
The MLB San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics (Now Oakland A’s)
The NHL San Jose Sharks
The MLS San Jose Earthquakes
The AFL San Jose SaberCats
It has a lot of sport arenas namely
One of which is the Levi stadium in Santa Clara. With a capacity of 68,500, it was opened in 2014 and is home to the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL (National Football League).
Another arena is the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland. It is a multipurpose arena which was opened in 1966, has a seating capacity of 63,026 and is home to NFL Oakland raiders and basketball team; the Oakland A’s
Other arenas include the AT&T Park for baseball in San Francisco. With a seating capacity of 41,503, it is home to San Francisco Giants of the MLB and was opened in the year 2000
The oracle arena is a multipurpose arena situated in Oakland and has a capacity of 19,596. It is used by NBA’s Golden State Warriors and was opened in 1966
SAP centre is in San Jose, with a capacity of 18,543 and was opened in 1993. It is home to the San Jose Saber Cats.
Avaya Stadium is a soccer stadium in San Jose. It has a seating capacity of 18,000 and was opened in 2015. It hosts the San Jose Earthquakes.