Built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre was one of the only constructions kept intact after the world fair. Locals were so impressed with the architecture, they campaigned to preserve the structure. Take in the elegant rotunda, the Greek-style colonnades, and the lagoon, where you can see a clear reflection of the building. Here you can relax in the company of swans, ducks, geese, turtles, and frogs. The palace hosts a variety of art exhibits, concerts, films, and theatrical performances throughout the year. Check online to see if any events here line up with your visit. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Palace of Fine Arts Theatre and many more San Francisco attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's San Francisco visit planning app.
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Palace of Fine Arts Theatre Reviews
Most beautiful building, surrounded by a pond. Take in this phenomenal site, enjoy every moment. There are also pillars that looks like ruins, it makes a fabulous photo opportunity. more »
One of my favorite place in SFO. Good for couples, group of friends, family or even solo. Love walking here very calm and the view is stunning. Architecture is amazing feel like I'm back in old... more »
Majestic! You cannot miss this place if you’re visiting San Francisco. Parking is the only downside. But beyond that, it’s so beautiful. Great history behind it too. Great picture spots in every corner. Best to go during the weekday when it’s less crowded.
A magical place worth a visit. I travel a lot and glad I've made it here to see and experience it first hand. Nearby theater Palace of Fine Arts is worth a visit as well. Don't forget your camera, sure is a place for amazing photos. Enjoy
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