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San Francisco, California Union Square
Union Square
Union Square at San Francisco, California

Union Square

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San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94142
Category: Attractions
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San Francisco Union Square

Union Square is one of the most popular destinations in San Francisco for tourists and locals. Established in 1850, Union Square was named in honor of the Union supporters at the start of the Civil War. The square was completely renovated in 2002 to feature a welcoming promenade for special events, a seasonal ice skating rink, and outdoor seating for enjoying the urban landscape. Union Square is flanked by Powell, Sutter, Post and Geary Streets.


  • World-class shopping
  • Market/Powell Street cable car
  • Live music
  • Performing arts: American Conservatory Theatre & Golden Gate Theatre

Parking, directions, public transportation -

Union Square is located at Powell, Post Stockton and Geary. Find parking under Union Square and surrounding garages.

Things to do in Union Square -

Union Square is a premier shopping district. Special events, seasonal ice skating and theatre performances are also available.


What is Union Square?

Union Square is a historic gathering place in the heart of San Francisco near Market Street. The square is surrounded by premier shopping, restaurants and entertainment.

What restaurants are best in Union Square?

Dozens of fantastic restaurants are located around Union Square. Traditional favorites include Kuleto’s Italian Restaurant, The Cheesecake Factory, Morton’s Steakhouse of Chicago and Biscuits & Blues.


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