The entry way to the Balboa Park Visitors Center with a green and white arched sign on the left and a display of post cards on the right.

Visitors Center

Begin your Balboa Park adventure at the Visitors Center.

You can find the latest Park information either at the Visitor Center located in the House of Hospitality or at the Park Ambassador Information Tent located in front of the building in the Plaza de Panama.

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Cabrillo Bridge

The most famous entrance to the Park's cultural district.

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California Tower

A soaring icon of San Diego overlooking Balboa Park.

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Adult and child riding on a camel on a carousel

Carousel

A rare chance to ride an original menagerie carousel.

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El Cid Statue

A striking statue of a medieval legend.

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A red, orange, and white minature train is coming around a turn. The train operator is in the front with groups of adult and child passengers in the train cars behind them.

Miniature Train

Take a fun tour on an antique train.

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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

Marvel at a century-old, magnificent giant.

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Entrance to the Photographic Arts Building. The building is all white with a red terracotta roof and surrounded by trees and large bushes.

Photographic Arts Building

Gather with other photographers to show and hone your skills.

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A menu for the restaurant Artifact at Mingei sitting on a round wooden table with utensils, napkins, and drinking glasses surrounding it.

Restaurants

Looking for a bite to eat? Head to one of these restaurants or cafés.

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A male lion from the San Diego Zoo appears on the right looking to the left

San Diego Zoo

A world-famous home to animals and global conservation programs.

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Spanish Village Art Center

A colorful village for art makers and lovers alike.

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Sefton Plaza

Depicting Pivotal Figures in Balboa Park's History.

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Get Tickets

Balboa Park is a public park and is available for all to enjoy!

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Explorer Pass

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Hotels & Packages

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