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“The San Francisco Treat”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Riding these historic but extremely useful cable cars is just plain fun. You can pay cash it’s $7 per adult. Best to time to catch a ride is early in the am or later in the evening. Don’t miss riding this Icon.

Thank 54tomas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They are the associated picture with San Francisco but to ride them it costs $7+ no matter how short a trip.
The lineups are huge and can take two hours to get on and that does not mean you get a seat.

Thank Lyn L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We purchased the MUNI pass for both cable cars and bus service. Worth every penny! The cable car staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, even when they had to address some misbehavior that caused safety issues. You get FANTASTIC views of the city in multiple locations and the wait times (even at peak tourism locations) are very short.

Thank Julie S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must try when in Sand Francisco just for the experience of riding on a cable car. Expensive but a unique mode of transportation.

Thank WinterWhite13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every minite of the trip on these, an inexpensive way to get from downtown to the sea side. A great peace of history well kept.

Thank rachellemarielong
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