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A 179-foot tower from which you can see the entire San Francisco Bay.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“filbert steps” (15 reviews)
“coit tower” (65 reviews)
“walk up” (9 reviews)
Lombard Street at Kearny Street, North Beach, San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I are not in particularly great shape and decided to take the steps up to the tower. We survived and arrived before the Coit Tower opened which was at 10am on this Friday morning. That gave us time to Google how many...More

Thank DCscarlet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Telegraph Hill is in the area by the Embarcadero, North Beach and Russian Hill, but also close to Fisherman's Wharf. It's a mix of residential, light commercial with cool bars, restaurants, coffee houses and shops. Mostly it's Coit Tower that draw the tourists, but there...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My title says it all. I used to live here and always enjoy these views. Parking can be a problem during the summer tourist season.

Thank Cmcvey
Reviewed 21 October 2017

On a clear day, you can see forever from Telegraph Hill. There are views around the Entire bay from the Golden Gate to the Berkeley Hills to the city skyline. Sunsets are particularly memorable and watching the fog roll in can be amazing. Located in...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We went to this place in the afternoon. It is out of the world view. Please be mindful of San Francisco weather suddenly it will cold and cloudy. If you are in the city, don't miss it. You can drive to the top or you...More

Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The place offers nice views and will entertain you to an hour or two if you take a hike from Embarcadero.

Thank Chahoosa
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The way to get to Coit Tower is by crawling up the hilll via car (oops! No parking!) or walk up. A great hike and views to dies for...

Thank Kerry D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you are from a Midwest town and you are used to flat lands and rolling hills, then try taking a drive down Lombard Street. Driving on a steep hill will take on a whole new meaning.

Thank cassyg99
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is nice climb with some really great views. It also has a lot of history behind it. We enjoyed it

Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We came here directly after our Alcatraz ferry returned to San Francisco. We walked from sea level to the very top of Telegraph Hill where Coit Tower is located via stairwells. The stairwells practically cut through people's backyards making their way up. We did enter...More

North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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