Excite Yourself with Our Alcatraz Tours
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Excite Yourself with Our Alcatraz Tours
You don't have to think twice about touring San Francisco for your vacation. San Francisco is one among the beautiful cities of the world that attracts several tourists all around the year. It has so much to offer that you always have something or the other to do when you visit San Francisco for your vacation. It is the best place for you to relax and rejuvenate yourself and spend some quality time with your family and friends which is considered to be very essential at present situation as our world is a very busy world and most of us lead a hectic life.
The city of San Francisco promotes tourism with a lot of enthusiasm. It thrives upon the revenue generated by the tourism board and hence promotes its tourism with a lot of comprehensive tour packages. All these packages are priced at a very nominal and affordable rate that you are most likely to end up with a great tour/vacation at a very affordable budget. Besides, be a little flexible when it comes to planning your budget considering the fact that after all you are planning for a vacation with your loved ones. Alcatraz Tours is one among these comprehensive packages. When you visit San Francisco, don't forget to visit the historical and popular sightseeing spot the Alcatraz Prison. Alcatraz is highly popular owing to its history. Sufficiently it has become one among the historical landmarks of San Francisco and popular tourist spots. The world renown "The Rock" movie starring Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, and many other popular artists was shot at this place. The movie made this island all the more popular. The Alcatraz was originally known as "The Island of Pelicans" or "La Isla de los Alcatraces". It predominantly comprises of barren white rocks and it got its name from pelican droppings which were more predominant. Originally it served as a light house. Then became a military fortification followed by a federal prison until 1963. After 1963 it became a national recreation area. Located at the San Francisco Bay it has a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge. The place has a dark history owing to the amount of suicides, murders, accidents that has happened over the years. Some still believe that this place is one among the haunted locations of US. However, there is still no evidence apart from personal experiences felt by people, that can also be considered as hallucinations and hence there is no testimony to support the above statement. Nonetheless, it is still a place that you ought to visit and experience when you come down to San Francisco.
You can always combine the Alcatraz tour package with other comprehensive package to experience most things that San Francisco has to offer in your trip. By combining 2 or 3 packages you can get to experience most places within a week and you'll also spend sufficient amount of time in these sightseeing spots. Alcatraz is known for its notorious background as many worst of worst criminals such as Al Capone, Robert Stroud, and George Kelly etc were prisoners of the prison. For further details upon comprehensive tour packages and other tours of San Francisco, log onto, www.sftours.com.

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