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Yerba Buena Gardens

Welcome to Yerba Buena Gardens, the crown jewel of San Francisco! This beautiful public facility is conveniently located at Fourth & Mission Streets. Your visit will be enjoyable, rewarding and enriching.

The grounds include a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. It is situated behind a majestic waterfall fifty (50) feet high and twenty (20) feet wide which cascades over Sierra granite. The memorial includes back-lit photos from the civil rights movement and twelve shimmering glass panels set in granite and inscribed with Dr. King’s inspiring words. The poems are translated into the languages of San Francisco’s thirteen (13) international sister cities, as well as African and Arabic dialects.

The grounds include a number of other specific gardens as well as a fountain and waterfall.

Visit their website for a map of the grounds, and detailed information on the various aspects of the garden.

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