Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco

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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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  • I had not seen this up front in person, only in TV, and wow, it is one heck of an architecture turned into a palace. The lake makes it so much better... peaceful. I loved it! I can see how people woul...  more »
  • The Palace of fine art. Built in 1915, this palace is full of European art decor. You feel your are in Rome one one side and Paris on the other side. It is so beautiful that you may want to take your ...  more »
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