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“Wonderful views - worth the hike!”
Review of Telegraph Hill

Telegraph Hill
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US$49.00*
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San Francisco Urban Hike: Coit Tower, Lombard Street and North Beach
Ranked #85 of 535 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: A 179-foot tower from which you can see the entire San Francisco Bay.
NE USA
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329 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
“Wonderful views - worth the hike!”
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Gorgeous views of San Francisco area from Telegraph Hill. Since we were taking advantage of restaurants and cafes; we were happy to exercise and partake in the rewarding views. Coit Tower is currently closed for renovation, but again - worth a look around from a wonderful vantage point.

Visited December 2013
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“Great very - hard hike”
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We walked up this hill from the side of the Levis HQ where there seemed to be a never ending set of stair cases - thought they were going to kill me lol.
Once at the top you get the most outstanding views of San Francisco and the hard climb is totally worth it!!

Don't forget your camera!!

Visited January 2013
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“Great views”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Some of the best views you can get of San Francisco. Very cool. The views would depend on the weather though. It's definitely worth it on a sunny day. :) I'm not sure going up the tower is though... I liked it but it's a little expensive for what you get. I enjoyed the park and the walk up and down the hill. The neighborhood is cool, some houses have the cutest gardens! Enjoy!

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Citrus Heights, California
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“Fabulous views”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

The views are spectacular. We were blessed with perfect weather so even the hike up and down were enjoyable.

Visited October 2013
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Summerville, South Carolina
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“Great views the city, Alcatraz and bridges”
Reviewed 23 October 2013

You won't beat the views from the parking lot of Coit Tower and the surrounds. You could take the easy way out and drive up but the parking lot fills up fast and traffic gets dicey. Opt instead for a walk up the "hidden" steps from Sansome & Greenwich Streets. It's a beautiful walk through some secret gardens and unusual plantings and there's rumors of wild parrots. Didn't see the parrots on our trip. CAUTION: This is a pretty ambitious walk and a significant number of steps.

Visited October 2013
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