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Castro and Market Sts., San Francisco, CA 94114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very colourful with the rainbow flags and crossings. A street full of historic moments. Some old men seem to like to walk up and down the street naked I don’t know why but they do. We saw several older men doing this and they kept...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A sunny afternoon on arrival for the first time in SF and what a delight to roam gently the street of the Castro area. Renowned for its LGBTI locals, shops, cafes and bars it is a lot of fun for people watching and taking in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

A very special and colorful neighborhood that teaches about the proud community culture. If you are a narrow minded person, this is not the place for you! You better get there and leave the prejudice at home. I really enjoyed the area, it has lots...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

The Castro is located in a beautiful neighborhood with gorgeous views, and it possesses a rich history. This district was one of the birthplaces of the modern LGBT civil rights movement. Although very different from its heyday in the 70s, it still has the vibe...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 8, 2019

The whole of this area was s well known for its Gay and LGBT community . The colourful history of the area has a museum . The entire stretch is dotted with rainbow flags and the dainty culture which makes it the Mecca Of culture...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019

The Castro District is synonymous with gay culture since 1970’s. The lavish Castro Theatre and the GLBT Historic Museum are also found here, as are businesses catering to the gay community. On Market Street, the 19th-century F-line streetcars head to Fisherman’s Wharf.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Let me state up front I'm an openly gay freelance writer. I spent many years living in San Diego and took frequent trips to San Francisco. So many places on this street still hold precious memories. I returned a few weeks ago with a friend...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Historic gayborhood in San Francisco; learn about the history of the Castro and enjoy some great local restaurants!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Took trans daughter on trip to San Fran's Castro District in hopes of finding friendly acceptance when shopping in stores or dining in their restaurants. Restaurants were great, cheerful, engaging in conversation, but stores ignored us when we came in and didn't greet or make...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

The Castro is a must visit in my opinion. It was very fun just walking the streets and visiting random shops and bars.

Date of experience: April 2019
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The Castro
A flourishing commercial area that acts as San
Francisco's LGBT community center and cultural heart,
the Castro is a neighbourhood welcome to everyone. As
one of the first predominantly LGBT neighbourhoods in
the United States and currently its largest, it
remains one of the epicenters of activism in the
nation. Grand theatres and glitzy shops now compete
with bars and fashionable eateries for attention,
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Response from 744Dmack744 | Reviewed this property |
It completely depends on what style of food and your price point. The Castro is filled with wonderful places to eat, from the dinner vibe to 5-star places. I didn't have one bad meal at any place. Here are a few I really... More
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June 13, 2017|
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Response from jontonyc | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is the Gay area of San Francisco, we've been there a few times & you really feel comfortable being there
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Sure it - all the stripes of the rainbow
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