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“Hang on for dear life”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
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US$75.00*
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San Francisco Experience - City Tour
Ranked #10 of 571 things to do in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Since 1873, cable cars have run up and down the hilly city, though after the 1950s, these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. Seventeen miles of track remain and have been deemed a historical landmark.
Reviewed 26 July 2012

It was a great way to see the highlights of the city without driving. There was a line up when ever you wanted to use it

Thank TopazBritishColumbia
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

I haved lived in the Bay area since 1974, and used the Cable Cars for transportation on a regular basis. It is a must for visitors! There is a museum, as well.

Thank MariaRDH
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

It's not like this is a thrill ride at an amusement park but hey, these are an American icon and it's fun to jump on and off seeing the sights around San Francisco! Kids might like hopping on and off as well.

Thank LovePgh55
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

The cable cars in San Francisco are definitely picturesque and quaint but will disappoint as a sole means of travel around the city! They are often crowded and at $6 per ride, quite overpriced (we took a taxi one day that worked out much cheaper!)

It is however a tourist must and does make for memorable holiday pictures!

Thank Nikki T
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

We were there in July, on a weekend. The lines were too long...with over an hour wait. So, we did not get to ride! Very dissappointed, but will return.

Thank aledo99
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