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Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown provided by Hobnob Tours

Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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Updated 02/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    The Marker San Francisco
    501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Meet at the front of the Marker Hotel
    See address & details
  • 1
    Union Square
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Chinatown
    Stop: 75 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory
    56 Ross Alley, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Marker San Francisco, 501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory, 56 Ross Alley, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
Inclusions
  • Guided walking tour of Union Square and Chinatown
  • Fully-narrated tour
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Union Square
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking on mostly flat terrain is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Covid 19 restrictions: Guest must wear masks. Gloves will be provided. Guides wear masks and gloves. Guests must be healthy (temperature taken) and social distance as much as possible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kelli wrote a review Feb 2021
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We thoroughly enjoyed our tour experience with Valarie. Highlights for us were the St. Francis Hotel and the Neiman Marcus rotunda. We really appreciated the historical and architectural details Valarie provided and it was fun to see familiar sights through new eyes. As a bonus,
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from ValTour, Owner at Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown
Responded 12 Feb 2021
Thank you for your kind review. Hobnob strives to bring our City to life for all our guests. We look forward to seeing you on another tour.
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Mark R wrote a review Jan 2020
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This was our second San Francisco walking tour with Valerie. We wanted to learn the history of Union Square and Chinatown. Valerie's in-depth knowledge made the tour a big success for us. The post earthquake/fire architecture is very interesting. The hidden treasures of the
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from ValTour, Owner at Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown
Responded 15 Jan 2020
Thank you for taking time to write your very positive review. At Hobnob tours we strive to make our tours a memorable experience. Our city is unique and we enjoy sharing it with our guests
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Sightseer638188 wrote a review Sep 2019
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Had a wonderful and enlightening tour with Rajni. She is very passionate about San Francisco and knows so much history and where the hidden gems are. Most I would have passed by if she hadn't been there to show me. We had a great time and the tour was very informative.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from ValTour, Owner at Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown
Responded 16 Sep 2019
Thank you for taking time to write a nice review. At Hobnob we strive to make our tours a memorable experience. Safe travels.
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Susan B wrote a review Oct 2018
12 contributions6 helpful votes
Our guide, Radje (sp?), was very knowledgeable and organized. We saw so many architectural details in Union Sq. restaurants, bars, and hotels that we never would have found on our own. And we come every year in October to the city. From beautiful cove ceilings to art deco bars
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy S
Amy S
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Ms
Andrea was very informative and friendly as a tour guide. She was also helpful in suggesting other things to see a
Tim A
Tim A
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Awesome tour
Alerted was so full of information and history of the Nob Hill area. As it turned out I was the only one signed up
SheriW1006
SheriW1006
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Nob Hill Walking Tour
We selected this tour on our “Sister’s Trip” to San Francisco because it fit best with our schedule, location, and
528andreaw
528andreaw
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Hobnobbing with Andrea
One of the best tours we’ve ever done. Our guide, Andrea, was knowledgeable and fun. The company also went out of t
lbte
lbte
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Walking tour of Nob Hill
I had an excellent morning adventure with Andrea, highly recommend this tour. As a frequent traveler, I usually see
Monica M
Monica M
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Walking Tour, don't miss!
I had a great time today în my walking guided Tour of Union Square and Chinatown! It kind of made me feel like I re
Larry P
Larry P
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History of Nob Hill
Valerie is an amazing historian of San Francisco and the world in general. Couldn’t ask for a more interesting and
FrequentFlier322514
FrequentFlier322514
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Excellent
The tour was very complete and our guide was very attentive, and showed us not only the buildings but also pictures
BonTon
BonTon
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Tour of Nob Hill and all the stories
Valarie was very knowledgeable regarding Nob Hill history...the cathedral, the mansions, the hotels, the men, the w
Valerie H
Valerie H
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Untold story
A wonderful tour led by a very knowledgeable guide, Valarie, who imparted lots of information about the rise of ban
Paula R
Paula R
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Personal tour of Nob Hill
My husband and I really enjoyed the tour of Nob Hill by a most personal and knowledgeable tour guide, Valarie. She
Milano3510
Milano3510
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Interesting tour of Nob Hill
Val guided me through the history and the secrets of Nob Hill, revealing the places and the people who made the his
747Karen
747Karen
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lots of history
I enjoyed our tour. I did want more information on the architecture as it was more a history lesson on the familie
Marilyn540
Marilyn540
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Very interesting walk
This was a great tour, well worth the time. Valorie is extremely knowledgeable about the history of Nob Hill and i
Rosalyn M
Rosalyn M
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Fascinating!
Although I grew up in San Francisco, I am consistently amazed at how much intriguing history there is to learn abou
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