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Washington Square

Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-831-2700
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  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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“nice park” (6 reviews)
“north beach” (16 reviews)
“coit tower” (6 reviews)
Union Street and Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94133
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-831-2700
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

This small city park is located on Columbus Street at Union. This is a popular place to visit. We found locals and visitors alike lounging in the grass and people watching on the day we visited. Lots of neighborhood festivals are held here.

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We passed by this park literally every day we were in SF and this place was always packed with activity no matter the time of day. It is in the heart of the action, despite not being all that big, no shortage of people filling...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This square is in the middle of North Beach and Chinatown and is surrounded by lovely buildings. Everyone loves it, people sit for hours. Drink in the atmosphere.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little park with great picnic area. Lots of wonderful things to see in the area including bakeries and mamas restaurant.

Thank helena218
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great place to visit--great statues, peaceful. Also nice place to sit, relax, enjoy the surrounding and meet interesting people like we did today.

Thank Yolande B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Washing Square is a lovely park at one end of China Town to sit and relax. People flock here to have their lunch or wait to catch a bus. There is a beautiful famous church at one end of the square, Saint peter and paul...More

Thank norma_gordon
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The locals call it "Wasqua" for good reasons. There lots of restaurants and stores abc peoples watching there.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

its really a block park in north beach so there is a lot going on. across the street from st. peter and paul. a ton of restaurants and bars around. on one corner one of best breakfast places in city (thats why people are standing...More

Thank l1jjc0x
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Not much going on here. Just a stop on ones way to Coit Tower maybe or the cathedral. Located in little Italy of course.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We happened to walk by the park on our way to Telegraph Hill. There was a group of (presumably) Chinese ladies practicing an exercise/dance with large fans which they snapped open and closed with precision. Cool!

Thank Tracey G
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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9 January 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
18 June 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.