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Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco

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Once a hub of chocolate manufacturing, Ghirardelli Square now features a mix of shops and restaurants within the former chocolate factory. The real treat is the Ghirardelli soda fountain and chocolate shop where you can savor hot-fudge sundaes and stock up on the famous chocolate to take home. The Original Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Manufactory is still here with the original equipment on display. With our world travel planner, San Francisco attractions like Ghirardelli Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Great ice cream and deserts. I would say a must do but you need to show you’re vaccinated to sit inside so prepare for that. It’s expensive but worth it  more »
  • A little pricey, but interesting history. There are some high end restaurants and shops, a few bars, and of course, a chocolate ice cream shop on each end. Tip, the back end is far less crowded than....  more »

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