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Sutro Baths, San Francisco

Sutro Baths - San Francisco, California
Sutro Baths
Point Lobos Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121Map
+1 415 561 4323(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park

Sutro Baths was built in the late 19th century. It was a large swimming pool owned privately by Adolp Sutro, who was a former mayor of San Francisco. It had seven different pools, one having fresh water and the others having salt water, but varying in temperatures. Below the Cliff House, a small beach inlet was filled almost hiding the vast iron, glass and concrete structure. The bath had a high operating cost due to which it eventually closed and a fire in 1966 almost destroyed it leaving behind the ruins. The ruins of the Sutro Baths are open to the visitors if they want to take a look.

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By bescoverer | Posted 07/23/12
  There is a cave on the north side of the ruins which goes all the way through a mountain there. be careful, as it is a rugged hike, but well worth the view. The Cliff House is a first rate restaurant nearby and I like to stay at the Parsonage House when I'm out there,   Read More
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