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Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

Built in 1847 and is one of the first parks in the city. Unfortunately it is currently closed because of renovations. It sits just below Coit Tower and across the street from Saints peter and Paul Church

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed August 27, 2019

Even on a cold, windy and rainy day, this place was a good place to pause my perambulation about the city. It's a charming place and it's close to Little Italy, which has to be one of the most interesting parts of the city. Although...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

Washington square is nice place to chill. It is a good place to do people watch. There is a church across the square, which is a nice place to visit as well.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

The square was on the walk from my hotel to the the wharf. It’s a nice spot. The church is very cool. Nice spot to relax.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Washington Square park offers green space, park benches, restrooms and numerous groups around the park were practicing meditation, yoga (with or without flags), stretching and more. The entire community is welcome to join in and give it a try.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed March 3, 2019

This is a great location close to North Beach and the park is alot of fun and very relaxing to people watch!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 55Mickey
Reviewed February 19, 2019

We were visiting North Beach and decided to eat outside since it was such a beautiful day. We got food from a local place and walked to Washington Square. Nice park and lots of benches for sitting.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Parts of Washington Square are being renovated and are fenced off, but I was determined to get a good view of the firefighters memorial. I got ok images front and back. We need to remember and honor our first responders. Erected in 1933 by Lillie...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daniel R
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Travelling through Washington Square on our open top bus was very enjoyable and nice to view the sidewalk cafes and restaurants which the Square has to offer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank theoraclesboy
Reviewed November 4, 2018

It's a marvellous amenity for locals and visitors alike. We visited on a Friday afternoon and many were relaxing and taking in the sunshine. Backed by the wonderful Peter and Paul Church it's not far from Chinatown and Downtown. A group of Chinese were playing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 9, 2017|
Response from l1jjc0x | Reviewed this property |
there is street parking as well as some very safe public parking lots. mainly in sf if its on the street you will be feeding the meter though there are some free street parking with some time limits
Kathy M
June 18, 2016|
Response from JDZatSF | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's street parking, which might be difficult depending on timing, and there is also a nearby parking garage.