SoMa / Yerba Buena

In the 1970s, industry moved out and artists moved in. Now, SoMa has so much to experience, including the country's most beautiful ballpark.

SFMOMA next to the Yerba Buena Gardens
SoMa combines art museums, professional sports and trendy dining.

The South of Market neighborhood (a.k.a. SoMa) is stacked with major institutions near Market and Mission streets. You'll find the Moscone Center, the city’s premier convention venue, alongside the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and Yerba Buena Gardens.

Nearby are cutting-edge museums, including the Museum of the African DiasporaContemporary Jewish Museum, California Historical Society Museum, Children’s Creativity Museum and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA).

First-rate food is available at Michelin-starred Luce in the InterContinental hotel; Barcha, which offers a modern twist on Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavors; or Alexander’s Steakhouse, where you’ll find American fare with Japanese influences.

SoMa is home to lots of luxe accommodations. The Four Seasons, W Hotels, St. Regis, Virgin Hotels and Hotel VIA all have properties in this neighborhood.

Take a Tour:

Oracle Park

A view of San Francisco's Oracle Park looking out from the stands, with the baseball diamond in the foreground and San Francisco Bay in the background.

Oracle Park - Home of the San Francisco Giants

Visit Oracle Park, home of the three-time World Champion San Francisco Giants, and get a behind-the-scenes look at one of the many daily tours. Step on the field, sit in the dugout and explore the visitors' clubhouse. Afterward, enjoy San Francisco Giants' history at the Giants Vault. Find out why it's called baseball's perfect address.

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