Moses receives the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai.People are gazing the Tree of Hope and listening the jazz tunes.
The floor made out of Tennessee pink marble, the walls are made of Colorado limestone.If you fold 1,000 cranes, Japanese legend says, you're granted a wish.Crossing the Sierra; relief on the Pioneer Monument with a touch of 'modern art'.Sculptor: Frank Happersberger. Dedicated to the City of San Francisco in 1894. The monument was a gift of philanthropist James Lick, who died in 1876, left $100,000 to the City for the creation of The central rotunda, surrounded by the lagoon.With the temporary skating rink and the huge christmas tree - and with part of the Dewey Column and the famous Westin St. Francis Hotel in the background.Chinatown treasures in the shop named 'Michael' at the Dragon Gate.Chinatown treasures in the shop named 'Michael' at the Dragon Gate.The sculpture, which is a  a 40-foot high geodesic sphere, stands in the Hyatt Regency's atrium lobby.

The lobby itself is also famous for its architecture, designed by John Portman: each successive floor streches further and further into the atrium. This makes the upper floors look like they are just floating over the atrium without any support. It's similar to the interior of the Hotel Luxor (a pyramid) in Las Vegas.Mohandas K. Ghandi lived beetween October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948.

There are more than 600 murals in San Francisco!
This one can be found at the intersection of Grant Ave and Broadway.The dome atop San Fransisco's City Hall that was completed in 1896 supported a twenty-foot statue, The Goddess of Progress. The statue was so securely mounted that on April 18, 1906, when the City Hall and the city around it lay in ruins from the great earthquake-fire, it continued to stand at the peak of the now-exposed steel tower. After workmen brought it down, the statue fell from a wagon and the 700-pound head broke off.Mayor Jim Rolph was the visionary who insisted that the City of San Francisco build this magnificent structure.The floor of the elevators is wood, inlaid with brass, and features the official monogram of San Francisco.George R. Moscone was the Mayor of the city beetween 1976-1968.
The structure's beautiful dome is the fifth largest in the world, even higher than the United States Capitol.The Ceremonial Rotunda, where the wedding of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio was performed.The Tree of Hope has thousands of origami paper cranes bearing wishes from around the world, from the likes of President Obama and Jane Goodall to anonymous schoolkids.Christmas spirit with a small jazz bandThe statue of Ashurbanipal faces the San Francisco Library. He was an Assyrian king, who established the first systematically organized library in the ancient Middle East, the Library of Ashurbanipal, which survives in part today at Nineveh.Sculpture of the Pioneer Monument. After the discovery of gold near Sacramento in 1848, an epic gold rush sees 60,000 'forty-niners' flock to California's Mother Lode.Around the rotunda rows of Corinthian columns frame the walkway.Also known as Sculpture by Gene FloresKismarton is the Hungarian name for EisenstadtProvince of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy…otherwise this is the equestrian statue of Simon Bolivar near the Civic Center. He was a Venezuelan military and political leader, who played a key role in Hispanic-Spahish America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire.Chinatown treasures in the shop named 'Michael' at the Dragon Gate.Cristoforo Colombo was born in 1451 in Genoa which is part of the present-day Italy. Although he wasn't the first explorer to reach the Americas, his four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean led to the first lasting European contact with the The figure of Eureka at the top of the Pioneer Monument, with 'forty-niners' in the foreground.Statue of Plenty

Part of the Pioneer Monument with a disrespectful gullAtop the colonnade there are weeping women in every corner.Frieze sculpture at the top of the rotunda, inspired by the Greek culture.The well is designed by Ottó SzencziThe well is designed by Ottó SzencziThe upper level is for the womenProvinces of the Austro-Hungarian MonarchyProvinces of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy