Saturday, November 27, 2010

Legion of Honor

One of the more unique buildings in San Francisco is the Legion of Honor fine art museum. It is a three-quarter scale model of the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur in Paris, except with a striking view of the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance.


You have seen a picture of its interior in my previous post and here is the museum's spacious courtyard with a replica of Rodin's The Thinker.


Many wedding parties use it as a backdrop for their photo memories like this happy couple and their entourage on the day I visited.


- Karen

7 comments:

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Karen, gorgeous shots of the Legion of honor. You captured it perfectly.

betchai said...

love your shot of the wedding entourage, very lovely and lively

lina said...

A gorgeous building. Absolutely perfect as a backdrop for wedding photos. :)

rainfield61 said...

Happy Sunday, to you and to the married couple.

Life Ramblings said...

a beautiful museum with great ambiance.

EastCoastLife said...

That's huge! Probably takes a whole day to walk through the exhibits.

AVCr8teur said...

Poetic Shutterbug: Thanks, one of my favorite buildings in San Francisco.

Betchai: During the summer, one might be able to catch several weddings here.

Lina: I agree, a very gorgeous place. It reminds me of a palace.

Rainfield61: Wedding days are happy 365 days a year.

Life Ramblings: The outside is as beautiful as the art inside.

EastCoastLife: I think it depends how much you are into art. One can spend a day here, but my hubby will be done in less than 30 minutes. :)