The Gaslamp Quarter of
San Diego contains some of
the most extensive and drastically created
historical structures in the location. Built in between
1873 and 1930, these Victorian design buildings are
truly a sight to see.
The Victorian period buildings discovered in the Gaslamp
Quarter are home to night clubs, restaurants,
theaters, and shops. An easy walk down 4th
and Fifth opportunity will put you at the heart of the
Likewise discovered in the Gaslamp Quarter is the Horton
Plaza and Horton Plaza Park. The Plaza is the top place in the United States to feature a water
water fountain consisting of electric lights; a real
tribute to the designer Alonzo Horton.
The Gaslamp Quarter received its name from the
gaslamps that were used in the area around the early
1900’s. During those times, gaslamps were the
main source of light for the area that is now
the vision of Contemporary San Diego.
Now days, there are more than 130 stores and shops
filling the Gaslamp Quarter. With everything from
Macy’s to Mervyns, Gaslamp Quarter has plenty for
you to see and do. In Horton Plaza, you can find
a multi screen cinema that makes sure to please
For a fantastic experience, the Gaslamp Quarter of
San Diego shouldn’t be ignored. There is a lot
you can do here, from fine dining to exceptional
stores. For a household getaway, San Diego has a
little bit of something for everyone.
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