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Filbert Steps

Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Urban Hike: Coit Tower, Lombard Street and North Beach
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A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“telegraph hill” (53 reviews)
“coit tower” (182 reviews)
“great workout” (11 reviews)
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Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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"telegraph hill"
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"coit tower"
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"great workout"
in 11 reviews
"wild parrots"
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"sansome street"
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"wooden steps"
in 7 reviews
"catch your breath"
in 5 reviews
"take your time"
in 13 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
in 10 reviews
"beautiful walk"
in 4 reviews
"views are spectacular"
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"unique experience"
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"take pictures"
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"bay bridge"
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"homes"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a unique "street"- we explored Filbert Street stairs after visiting the Coit Tower. Thankful for the bus ride up because we were able to walk downhill the whole way. What an interesting place to live.. the gardens were incredible. Worth the strenuous effort!

Thank johnthedentist64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the proper way to get to Coit Tower. Walk up the steps. You get good views but also get to see the beautiful gardens. The steps are wooden but not steep or slippery. When we reached the top, we took the bus back...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Filbert Steps are much prettier than the Greenwich Steps so I’d recommend doing Filbert both up to the Coit Tower and back down again. The steps are an easy climb with lots of breaks to stop and look at the views.

Thank AggieProf
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised to see such lush, almost tropical, gardens in San Francisco! We caught a glimpse of some parrots, too.

Thank JWA1621
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although despite what other reviewers have claimed you don't need to be in fit condition to tackle this climb (you can take it slowly) it is hard work! For that reason you appreciate the fascinating little excursion into a nest of houses and gardens built...More

Thank df86
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

My wife and I burned off our breakfast by walking up the steps to the top of Telegraph Hill a few Sundays ago. Previous reviewers are probably right that you have to be in reasonable shape to climb all the way up, but you can...More

2  Thank MikeT19278
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

if your up for it try walking up or down these steepest hill and steps . It has great picture opportunities But don't fall and start to roll . but is a fun thing to do and see

1  Thank Margscott
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

You will have a view, be passing some very old cottages, and have a look of marvelous views on your way to Coit Tower. Do be in shape for the stairs!

Thank KEB94133
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Steps take you basically from Levi's plaza to the Coit Tower. Views along the way are incredible, including the views of the residents homes and yards who live next to the stairs. Also interesting to see how some homeowners have incorporated the adjacent hillside into...More

Thank rduinc
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

A lot lot lot of steps! Be in shape or ready to make several rest stops along the way. One of the better condition steps in the area

Thank crayonline
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779netad
10 April 2017|
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Response from labonvoyer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the address is but if you go to Coit Tower, both sets of stairs are on the street just below I believe. Since that is well known it will be easy to find and then you can ask someone if needed. Also if you are... More
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Oldmommy65
7 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant changed hands (don't know when) and became the Dalla Torre. The Dalla Torre closed in 2006 and the site was converted to a private residence.
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rosbeli
25 October 2016|
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Response from JeriLG | Reviewed this property |
600 but they are broken into three sections. It is easy to stop on the way and catch your breath if you need to. On the other side there is also Jack Early Park. It has a great vista with both bridges within one view... More
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