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Portsmouth Square

4.2/5
34 Reviews
Square
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: Kearny St & Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94108, United States
Official website: http://www.sfpsg.com
Phone: +1-415-9826353

What people are saying:

Small park. Good for relaxing and being outside in nature. Not too much to do here.

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  • The_Loup_Garou
    The_Loup_Garou
    Phoenix, AZ
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    A Nice Cultural Experience

    A Nice Cultural Experience In August, I did a long stroll though Chinatown, and ended at Portsmouth Square, a square block of concrete and lawn, bounded on the west by Walter U Lum Place (a very sm...

    Reviewed on /Date(1590642236000+0800)/
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    Fremont
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    Public Gathering Ground, Playground - Portsmouth Square, Chinatown, San Francisco

    I went to Portsmouth Square in Chinatown area of San Francisco. It is a public gathering ground Locals may be playing mah jong. There is a playground. It is also the place where the first pu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1578591266000+0800)/
  • Citallwic
    Citallwic
    Columbia, South Carolina, USA
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    Catch the spirit of Portsmouth Square

    Yes, you will see some homeless people at Portsmouth Square, and some others that only look like they're homeless. It's a San Francisco thing, not a peculiarly Chinatown thing. In any event, discomfor...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575606343000+0800)/
  • Prawet J
    Prawet J
    Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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    A space in Chinatown

    This is a park in the heart of Chinatown. If you walk through while heading somewhere, it is worth to stop to take a few photos. Otherwise, it is just a park with many homeless and old chinese relaxi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571996313000+0800)/
  • Thomas V
    Thomas V
    Oakland, California
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    Heart of Chinatown

    I walk through this square often and note that it is a relaxation area for the folks who live in the densely populated Chinatown area. It's a nice park with important building all around it and close...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571304599000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

What do Tai Chi and Chinese Chess have in common? They're both actively practiced at Portsmouth Square, a prominent plaza in San Francisco's Chinatown district. Children frolic in the playground, paying no mind to the history of the place made apparent by monuments like the Robert Louis Stevenson monument or the marker where Commander Montgomery first raised the American flag in San Francisco back in July 9, 1846. Today, Portsmouth Square is a hub for the Chinese community, hosting the Chinatown Night Market Fair every Saturday from the end of July to October.
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