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San Francisco: Romance and ruins at Lands End( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
San Francisco has no pyramids (well, except the Transamerica building) and no sphinxes (that we know of). But ruins, it has. Sutro Baths, at Lands End on the city's western edge, go back about 100 years. The wave-lashed sites draws many hikers and plenty of young couples on long walks.
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