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Alcatraz Visiting Area

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The current buildings on Alcatraz were originally built as a military prison and converted to Federal prison in 1933. It remained as a prison until it's closure in 1963. It is now part of the the National Parks and open to the public.

This shows the visiting area at the end of Broadway, taken on the evening tour of Alcatraz.

For more details see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcatraz_Island or Alcatraz Island (U.S. National Park Service)

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A: 147 Broadway

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B: Alcatraz Administration Entrance

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C: Alcatraz Prisoners Library

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D: Broadway, Alcatraz

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H: Alcatraz Recreation Yard

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The Bay Area is renowned for its natural beauty, affluence, diversity, and progressive thinking new age reputation. Lots of ammenities, tours and hotels can be found all around the area.

San Francisco is the cultural and financial center of the Bay Area, and has the second highest population density of any major city in North America after New York City. It is also a major tourist destination, and transport and accommodation is plentiful, ranging from luxury hotels to cheap accommodation.

San Jose is the largest city in terms of population, land area, and industrial development, and is the center of Silicon Valley, a well-known high technology region. Oakland is a major manufacturing and distribution center, rail terminus/hub, and has the fourth largest container shipping port in the United States.

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