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With its hilly layout, coastal location and high number of awesome architectural sites (Golden Gate bridge, anyone?) San Francisco is a photographer’s dream. It’s also packed with awesome places to eat and drink, as well as cultural hot spots and a lively nightlife. If you’re planning a trip to the City by the Bay, get to know it better before you travel with these Instagram accounts showcasing everything the city has to offer.

San Francisco World

For the best of the best photos of San Francisco, this Instagram account collects great shots of the city which have been tagged with #sanfranciscoworld (a browse through the hashtag itself is well worth a few minutes or more!). Stunning views, alternative perspectives and quality photography are all features.

Love beautiful architecture? Then this is the Instagram to follow! Shots of San Francisco’s many stunning buildings, whether residential houses, cafes or museums, make up this co-ordinated feed which will make you want to drop everything and wander through the city streets, camera in hand.

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San Francisco in Black & White

Dedicated to capturing San Francisco in black and white, this Instagram focuses on street views and cityscapes – all without color. The result is a sophisticated and artistic feed, packed with awesome shots of the City by the Bay.

Spotted SF

Discover some of the best spots in San Francisco – including plenty of hidden gems – with this Instagram account taking followers on a trip around the city. From great places to grab a coffee to museums you simply must visit: SpottedSF features all that, and more.

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Karl The Fog

Fog is not unusual in San Francisco and while many may see it as an annoyance, inhibiting those views over the bay and beyond, this Instagram account has turned it into a huge positive – by making it the focus! Photos of the fog across the city show that San Francisco doesn’t need a clear sunny day to shine: it looks pretty great when the fog rolls in too.

IMG: Golden Gate Bridge / Pixabay

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