Located in the heart of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park is one of the largest urban parks in the world. Spread across an area of over 1000 acres, the park is considered to be the lung of the city. Consisting of beautiful gardens with numerous trails and picnic areas, interesting museums and monuments along with serene lakes and charming carousel, Golden Gate Park offers its visitors plenty of things to see and activities to engage in. An oasis in the eastern part of the city, surrounded by lush greenery, the park is a wonderful place to enjoy a leisurely stroll, a bike ride or even a boat ride. While here, visitors should pay the Japanese Tea Garden a visit and the museums located within the park are quite impressive too, having undergone extensive renovation. Golden Gate Park is also used as the venue to host numerous sports events, concerts and festivals.
Free of charge (some attractions within the park do charge an admission fee)
The opening hours for the attractions within the park tend to vary. Those visiting the park should make inquiries at their hotel regarding the best time to visit the park.
2hours- half a day
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
DeYoung Museum, California Academy of Sciences and Conservatory of Flowers, Japanese Tea Garden
While the Golden Gate Park in not known to have prayer rooms within its premises, Muslim tourists requiring a clean and quiet area to pray will definitely find a suitable area to offer their prayers while at the park. They will also find numerous mosques in the city of San Francisco such as AlSabeel Masjid Noor Al-Islam, Muhammad's Mosque and Masjid al-Tawheed.
Although Muslim visitors to Golden Gate Park will not find Halal restaurants within its premises, they will be able to locate a number of Halal restaurants in close proximity to the park. The city of San Francisco is home to several fantastic Halal outlets which are known to serve cuisines ranging from Pakistani and Indian to Turkish, Moroccan and more.