The Mechanics' Institute Stairs in San Francisco, United States, is a great place to visit for travelers and photographers alike. Located on Mission Street—known for its vibrant street-art and graffiti—the large staircase features steeply inclined stairs painted black, with mural adornments that add to the vibrancy. The stairs are also equipped with LED lighting, which helps to enhance the beauty of the stairs at night when the lights are on. A view of the historic Beaux Arts-style Mechanics' Institute Building is seen at the top of the stairs, which was declared a historic monument in 1985. The main attraction here, however, is the spacious seating area to the side, provided to visitors of the iconic staircase, so they can take a break, take in the sights, read a book or simply observe passersby in the diverse San Francisco.