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Fun Things to Do in San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury

Prachi Dharap Jul 13, 2019
Named for the intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets, the district was home of the 'Summer of Love' in 1967. The epicenter of hippie culture in the US, this unique and colorful neighborhood is still a lively and interesting part of San Francisco.
Visit the Victorian house, where the Grateful Dead Band members stayed during the 1960s.
Take a picture at the iconic intersection of Haight and Ashbury streets. It has become a symbol for freedom, peace, love, and hippie movement.

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See the rare and exotic flowers at the Victorian era greenhouse 'Conservatory of Flowers' in the Golden Gate Park.
Shop or browse through a huge collection of new and used CDs at the 24,000 sq.ft former bowling alley – Amoeba Music.
Take the Flower Power Walking Tour of the area for an insight into the hippie history.

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Admire the beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge from atop San Francisco's oldest Buena Vista Park.

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Take a stroll around the neighborhood and catch sight of the vivdly colored Victorian Houses called the Painted Ladies.
Wander around the district to find the colorful murals at several places.
Check out the fun and music filled Haight-Ashbury Street Fair organised every June since 1970s, to preserve the history and culture of the district.
Make a stop at the Alembic to experience its rustic vibe, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious food.