Ferry Building Marketplace é imperdível para os visitantes de São Francisco. Este empreendimento multimilionário tem atividades para toda a família. O maravilhoso edifício foi projetado pelo renomado arquiteto Arthur Page Brown em estilo Beaux Arts. Semelhante ao icônico Campanário da Giralda em Sevilha, a torre do relógio deste edifício é um marco popular e pode ser vista de longe. Faça um tour pelo histórico Ferry Building, passeie por lojas de antiguidades, aprecie a vista da baía e se delicie com uma tigela de sopa no Ferry Plaza Seafood ou compre produtos orgânicos no Farmer's Market. Aprecie as vistas e os sons do que torna o Ferry Building um dos destinos mais populares da baía para entretenimento, comida e diversão.
This independent North Beach icon, founded by Beat writer-mentor Lawrence Ferlinghetti, goes beyond your average bookstore by shelving beat literature, anthologies, and fiction from Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and much more. Experience San Francisco through the words written by some of the area's most famous, and sometimes hard-to-find, writers. The store has its own publishing house, City Lights, which has enriched the San Francisco community since 1953 by promoting emerging writers with an edge.
No music lover's trip to San Francisco would be complete without a visit to this warehouse-sized music store. The Upper Haight store bustles with hundreds of shoppers flipping through vast selections of CDs, records, tapes, videos and posters. The deals on used and yellow tag (cosmetically damaged, functionally guaranteed) items are the best in the city, as is the selection of obscure and independent-label titles.
A grand expansion at one of North America's largest shopping centers brings it more levels of premium designer boutiques, chain retailers and two major department stores: Nordstrom and Bloomingdale's. The center offers a vast area of upscale dining, entertainment and office space. Its breathtaking architecture dates back to 1896 and with modern additions there is no shortage of natural sunlight to guide you on your way. Let the circular brass escalators wind and unwind you past more than 150 shops and stores. The center is equipped with an information desk and ATMs.
Este marco de San Francisco apresenta algumas das melhores lojas e atrações de Fisherman's Wharf. Ande no carrossel, observe as pessoas ou aprecie as vistas da baía. Existem mais de 25 lojas de presentes únicas que vendem recordações de automóveis, Hollywood e rock 'n' roll, bem como bandeiras do mundo, bonecas russas, facas colecionáveis, redes, pipas e muito mais. Mas isso não é tudo. Você encontrará mais de 30 lojas, incluindo a famosa Na Hoku para comprar roupas, joias e brinquedos. É um ótimo lugar para comprar lembranças sofisticadas de São Francisco. Quando terminar de fazer compras e comer à vontade, visite os famosos leões marinhos residentes para uma sessão de fotos de primeira. O Pier 39 é um ímã para moradores e turistas por vários motivos, incluindo o calendário de atrações especiais para toda a família, como o festival de tulipas Tulipmania, realizado no final de fevereiro, ou o Holiday Tree Lighting, em novembro.
Não deixe São Francisco sem dar um passeio por esta praça lendária perto de Fisherman's Wharf, que recebeu o nome do fabricante de chocolate original de São Francisco. Há uma padaria e vários restaurantes e, claro, há a Sorveteria Ghirardelli onde você pode saborear a delícia do antiquado sundae Ghirardelli ou comprar alguns doces para trazer de volta. Reserve algum tempo e visite as galerias de arte, lojas especializadas e de presentes e lojas de sapatos e roupas.
Rafael's boutique suits the sophisticated and well-dressed woman in fine formal, professional, and casual clothing. Shoppers will find a plethora of handsome suits, hand-woven jackets, and velvet brocade shrugs. Customer service is the key at this boutique, so let a friendly wardrobe coordinator help you pick out an outfit for a night in town, or a casual stroll through the streets of San Francisco.
Atys does not carry an abundance of products, but what they sell is chosen with care. It specializes in objects by contemporary artists and designers, such as Alessi, Fresh, Junghans, Project, Troika, M & Co., St. Moritz, and Ventura. Discover great things to give as gifts or to update your own home decor. Beautiful watches, handbags, wallets and a variety of gift items are also on display. Located in Cow Hollow, it is tucked away in a charming courtyard on Union Street. Visit website for more information.
This small neighborhood bookstore specializes in titles in Slavic languages. You will find a selective range of new and used titles in Russian and in English translation. Featuring titles in literature, mystery, politics, reference, history, and more, it also offers a number of vintage art prints. One of the only Slavic bookstores in the city, it is located in the Richmond District, where a lot of the local Russian immigrant community resides. Check website for details.
For more than 75 years, Cresalia Jewelers, the family-run jeweler has been supplying Downtown with high-quality original, custom, and estate jewelry at affordable prices. A loose diamond and precious gem importer, it sells pieces that have been selected with care. The store also buys and sells estate silver, crystal, and pewter items such as tableware, business card holders, cigar cutters, vases, letter openers, and music boxes. The store offers an array of services like jewelry and watch repair, custom design, ring sizing, and appraisals.
The silver collection at this gallery includes everything from tiny mustard spoons to an English soup terrine, from ornate candelabras a la Beauty and the Beast, to stylish clean lines of a knife-rest, you will find the handiest little mealtime accessories to outshine any sunny day. The owner's personal favorite is a child's gold plated rattle, with a whistle at one end and a smooth pink stick of cool coral at the other for teething, it reputedly fends off colic at a reasonable price! Whether you want classic silverware or a South American Ybarra lion that pours tea from it's scratchy toothed silver spout, the selection here will truly dazzle you.
College Avenue stretches from deep within Berkeley to Oakland, and along this bustling boulevard numerous restaurants, boutiques, cafes, and much more are waiting for your enjoyment. Near the Rockridge end of the street you will find many eclectic restaurants serving an enormous variety of cuisines, as well as other small boutique shops selling anything from yoga mats to antique brass bedposts. Near the University, College Avenue takes on a funkier spirit, and incense shops allure you with their intriguing scents. Shopping is a major attraction of this East Bay hot spot, yet there are not many chain stores. Rather, locals prefer to support local businesses instead of national chains. However certain stores, such as Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, and Hot Topic, can still be found conveniently nearby. Great for a Sunday walk where you can leisurely stroll down this beautiful avenue - stop and have a coffee at one of many cafes, or buy a unique present for a special someone!