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Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

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Spanning more than 16 blocks of downtown San Diego, the city's historic center is called Gaslamp Quarter and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its Victorian-era buildings are now home to shops, sidewalk cafes, restaurants, bars, and more. Wander the streets and explore the many theaters, galleries, and museums that make the area a cultural hub. Be sure to keep an eye out for some of the replicas of the historical gas-powered lamps, the namesake of the district, which have been reinstalled at one intersection. Plan your visit to Gaslamp Quarter and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our San Diego trip app.
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  • Loved taking the Trolley from Old Town to Gaslamp. Not much in Gaslamp as places/streets closed due to COVID. AMAZING gelato at the Chocolate Cremerie. Excellent service and price for the amount...  more »
  • This area is terrible. We were just there last night before the shooting. Horrible. Lots of homeless people begging. Restaurants closed that were supposed to be open according to trip advisor...  more »

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