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Orebro, Sweden
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Coit tower


We're going to SF first week in april. We're concidering Coit Tower amongst a few other places for a good view of the city.

How would you rank the view from Coit Tower?

Do you see it all thru a window glass or are you standing under bare sky or how does it work?


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1. Re: Coit tower

The tower itself is currently closed for renovation. sfrecpark.org/destination/… But the views from the grounds are still pretty nice, day and night. If you are in the area, it may still be worthwhile to go. A popular way to get there is via the Filbert St Steps. (But I think you mentioned you are pregnant in your Yosemite post so not sure how feasible that will be).

Twin Peaks is the other place for views. Would be best to go there with a car. Are you going to Yosemite before or after SF?

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I don't think the Tower will be reopened by the time you get here but for anyone else reading, when you are at the top of the tower there is no ceiling but the openings through which you see the city are glassed in. However, this is much better than the old Plexiglas which was there years ago and was terribly scratched up.

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Ok! Thank you. Very impressive perception skills btw, yes my girl is pregnant :)

I will definitely look up Twin Peaks. Yosemite is after SF!

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Twin Peaks for sunset time.

During the day, the best view of San Francisco is from a boat in the Bay.

Or Sausalito.

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5. Re: Coit tower

When I was there last the views even from the base of the tower and the surrounding area was pretty good. The top of the tower was a bit better, but, yes, there was plexiglass covering the openings.

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