Palace of Fine Arts
By: Dan Rosenbaum
Originally built for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition, the Palace of the Fine Arts and the surrounding tranquil lagoon are one of the most photographed spots in the city. Some say it's because of the reflection in the lagoon that makes the site uniquely San Francisco, but don't underestimate the Merchant-Maybeck designed dome. It will take your breath away.
General Visitor Info
The Palace of Fine Arts is located in the Marina District conveniently located off of Marina Blvd. and Baker St.
How to Get There
You can reach the Palace of Fine Arts via the following MUNI lines:
Bus Lines: 22, 28 - 30, 41, 43, 45
For additional information, routes and schedules, please visit the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency or call 415.673.6864.
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Did You Know?
Movies that included the Palace of Fine Arts:
The View (1958)
Time After Time (1979)
So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
The Rock (1996)
The Other Sister (1999)
The Bachelor (1999)
Bicentennial Man (1999)
The Room (2003)
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