Berkeley (/ˈbɜːrkliː/ BURK-lee) is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California. It is named after the 18th-century Anglo-Irish bishop and philosopher George Berkeley. It borders the cities of Oakland and Emeryville to the south and the city of Albany and unincorporated community of Kensington to the north. Its eastern border with Contra Costa County generally follows the ridge of the Berkeley Hills. The 2010 census recorded a population of 112,580. Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the University of California, Berkeley and of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by the university. It also has the Graduate Theological Union, one of the largest religious studies institutions in the world. It is one of the most politically liberal cities in the United States.Wikipedia
Bequeathing you with a glorious skyline view of the Sather Tower and the San Francisco Bay, Berkeley tourism is a Pandora box waiting to be explored. Deriving its name from George Berkeley, who was a philosopher and an 18th-century Anglo-Irish bishop, the city is home to the very old University of California and some more significant institutions. Today the city is full of great outdoors including park, marinas and farms that make it a delight to visit with kids. Thus, this is a very family-friendly destination perfect for that family vacation you have been planning. The most important and popular of attractions in Berkeley has, however, been the Tilden Regional Park, a 2,079-acre regional park in the East Bay. Other worthwhile attractions include University of California, Berkeley, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley, Tilden Park Little Farm, Berkeley Marina and the Sather Tower. Given the large amount of South Asian population, you will also encounter a prevailing Indian culture that is well depicted in the restaurants and shopping avenues of this city.
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