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  1. Alcatraz Island (/ ˈ æ l k ə ˌ t r æ z /, Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾas] (Latin America)/Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾaθ] (Spain) from Arabic: غطاس ‎, romanized: al-ġaţţās, lit. 'gannet ("the diver")') is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States.

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  3. May 26, 2020 · Alcatraz reveals stories of American incarceration, justice, and our common humanity. This small island was once a fort, a military prison, and a maximum security federal penitentiary. In 1969, the Indians of All Tribes occupied Alcatraz for 19 months in the name of freedom and Native American civil rights.

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  4. Alcatraz Island - Wikipedia

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    Alcatraz Island (/ ˈ æ l k ə ˌ t r æ z /, Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾas] (Latin America)/Spanish pronunciation: [alkaˈtɾaθ] (Spain) from Arabic: غطاس ‎, romanized: al-ġaţţās, lit. 'gannet ("the diver")') is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States.

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  5. Alcatraz Island | Facts & History | Britannica

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    Alcatraz Island, byname The Rock, rocky island in San Francisco Bay, California, U.S. The island occupies an area of 22 acres (9 hectares) and is located 1.5 miles (2 km) offshore.

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    1705 reviews of Alcatraz Island "I had grown up here all my life and never gone to Alcatraz until my 20's. Maybe it seemed too touristy, maybe I just never got around to it but it always passed me by until I went with my then fiancee. I was pleasantly surprised with the state of the facilities as well as the tour.

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    Alcatraz Cruises is the official ferry provider to Alcatraz and back. Departures start at 9:30 AM and are available every half an hour throughout the day. However, please note that these cruises frequently sell out, so as much as possible, plan and book your cruise in advance, especially in the summer and on holidays.To purchase tickets, view the schedule and/or for more information, visit the Alcatraz Cruises web site at www.alcatrazcruises.com.Touring the island will be at your own pace. Th...

    Alcatraz is located in San Francisco Bay, approximately 1.25 miles (2.01 KM) from the northern shore of San Francisco. To get there, take an Alcatraz Cruises from Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, located along San Francisco’s northern waterfront promenade, on The Embarcadero near the intersection of The Embarcadero and Bay Streets, located approximately 1/4 mile from San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf.

    The following SF Municipal Railway (MUNI) bus lines stop within three blocks of THE Hornblower Alcatraz Landing at Pier 33:#8X Third Street bus#82X Presidio & Wharves Express busF Line streetcar. The most direct route. Use the Bay Street stop#10 Townsend bus (Weekdays only, ending at 7 p.m.)For additional information, routes and schedules, please visit the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency or call 415.673.6864.

    Movies that included Alcatraz:The Rock (1996)Murder in the First (1995)Escape From Alcatraz(1979)Birdman of Alcatraz (1963)

  8. Alcatraz Day Tour Visit the legendary island that has been a civil war fort, a military prison and one of the most notorious federal penitentiaries.

  9. Get tickets to Alcatraz Island and cruise on the San Francisco Bay. Tour Alcatraz, the infamous and notorious former federal prison, which was home to the likes of Al Capone, George "Machine Gun" Kelley, and Robert "The Birdman" Stroud. From: $39.91 US Dollars More Info Add to cart

  10. Alcatraz - Prison, Location & Al Capone - HISTORY

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    In 1775, Spanish explorer Juan Manuel de Ayala (1745-97) mapped and named rugged Alcatraz Island, christening it La Isla de los Alcatraces, or Island of the Pelicans, due to its large population of...

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  11. All Alcatraz Island tours depart from and return to Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, located along San Francisco’s northern waterfront promenade, on The Embarcadero near the intersection of The Embarcadero and Bay Streets. We are located approximately 1/4 mile from San Francisco’s beloved Fisherman’s Wharf.