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Palace of Fine Arts

4.6/5619 Reviews
Art Museum

Business Hours

6:00-21:00

Address

3301 Lyon Street San Francisco, CA 94123
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About Palace of Fine Arts

The San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts was originally built to display works of art for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, but was mostly rebuilt in 1965. It is currently enjoyed by visitors for its beauty, as well as by locals for private and corporate events and weddings. The entrance to the Palace of Fine Arts is often lively; you can often see children running about and playing in the open space. The lake and surrounding trees are also home to wildlife, such as ducks, birds and raccoons. The Palace of Fine Arts is designed in the Parisian Beaux-Arts-style and the interior of the rotunda's dome is exquisitely decorated. On top of the dusky red stone pillars stand sculptures of nymphs, which are a favorite subject of many photographers. The theater to the rear at the Palace of Fine Arts is a venue that also regularly hosts many diverse stage performances.

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  • _WeCh****791032
    5.0

    A place that you can’t miss if you are in the city. it is a big place, greqt architecture and with a nice pond and a park to sit down and relax.

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    Reviewed on 1570092243000
  • _GG3****9546
    5.0

    Very beautiful place∼start a stroll from museum entrance and continue to walk around the lake to admire the beauty of nature.

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    Reviewed on 1560955260000
  • 清清1010
    5.0

    San Francisco Palace of Art was built in 1915 for Panama Pacific World Expo which attracted 18 million visitors at that time, but was abandoned after the meeting. (It is estimated that the role of our World Expo is similar, but also demolished.) The Art Palace is mainly a Domed hall with arches and stone pillars. There are some feelings of ancient Rome, far away, arrogant. From far to near, from near to far, we can see the desolation of the gallery from different angles: the car lowers us at the side door, and we can see that the American people love to hang the national flag, and everywhere along the corridor to the Art Palace into the interior of the Art Palace, there are many art exhibitions arc corridor and circular Art Palace on the lawn opposite the Art Palace. Chasing pigeons, chatting, watching scenery, playing piano and listening to music are not enough for a day. The Lake in front of the Palace of Art is very beautiful. Swans, birds and turtles are very beautiful. Playing, especially like this kind of car, like the car in the fairy tale, hurriedly take a picture together, has not understood why the chair has a name, and they are different! Does everyone have their own fixed seats? A leisurely local

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    Reviewed on 1520227523000
  • 张老师
    5.0

    More than 100 years ago, the venue where Maotai Wine won the Panama Silver Prize was said to have been held at the San Francisco Art Palace Expo. At that time, the fragrance spilled from the broken bottle conquered the judges. From then on, Maotai Liquor stepped onto the international platform and became a national liquor. Maotai liquor has been a luxury for more than 100 years. The local art palace that was appraised at that time still retains its elegance after 100 years. The magnificent pillars of the Roman style buildings still stand on the ruins, and the high palace hall can still see the spectacle of the grand occasion. To the place where Maotai Wine was famous in that year, it turned out to be my wish for many years.

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    Reviewed on 1497662872000
  • tamb****jor
    5.0

    This Art Center is the crystallization of medieval sculpture and painting art. It can be seen from its appearance that it is noble and elegant. It is surrounded by a lake and lush trees. There are wild ducks and swans swimming across the lake. What is more interesting is that in the spring sunshine, turtles are sitting on the branches of the lake. There are many birds circling over the lake. It seems that the beautiful natural scenery here is caused by it. Hearty admiration. Walking into the main building, you can see that the whole week is full of artistic sculpture. Although the western art is different from the eastern style, the aesthetic feeling is not inferior at all. Because of time reasons, there is not too much time to stay here. I believe that the local people often come here to bathe in the sunshine and appreciate art, which is very happy.

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    Reviewed on 1487390485000
  • 正义的力量
    5.0

    The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the site of the World Expo, presented by the Panamanian government in 1915, is an ancient Roman ruins building. It comes at sunset, sits on the opposite lawn and enjoys its reflection in the water, and watches swans swimming in the lake. Everything is perfect except San Francisco's freezing weather this morning and night. As a typical cool summer Mediterranean climate, San Francisco in September is said to be the warmest month! No wonder Mark Twain said it was the coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.

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    Reviewed on 1506576210000
  • 羽羽
    5.0

    No tickets, free visits, reliefs are more spectacular and beautiful, the front has a small lake, the lake can be seen everywhere Swan ducks and so on, the front is suitable for the vision, the back can go to the palace for a detailed visit. It was here that the big shot in the film "Braving for Destruction Island" met his daughter.

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    Reviewed on 1511090298000
  • Annieyhm
    5.0

    San Francisco Art Palace is a magnificent building with good surroundings. The beautiful scenery opposite is like being in the palace. It is an unexpected harvest of the trip to the United States. I didn't expect it to be so beautiful. It's worth visiting.

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    Reviewed on 1519029680000
  • 66****307
    5.0

    San Francisco must punch in the scenic spot, in fact, the place is not big, can see the content and share the picture with the netizens, a 15-20 minute tour is enough, you can take the No. 28 bus to Fisherman's Wharf.

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    Reviewed on 1519796295000
  • 凤凤吖吖
    5.0

    San Francisco's Art Palace once held the Panama World Expo in Maotai, which is famous for its classical and Roman design. Every time you take a picture, you can see that the golden edge of the dome of the city hall is made of pure gold. The slide in front of the city hall is four inches bigger than the dome of the Capitol Building. It's funny. There are no stairs to climb up here by yourself. The market is colorful and there are movies. Literary and artistic style is also full of a strong market atmosphere.

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    Reviewed on 1505142682000
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