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Address: Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts., San Francisco, CA
Description: A famous stretch of colorful Victorian-style house.
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Great photo opp

This is a great place for a photo opportunity in San Francisco, standing on the grass in the square looking at the city skyline over the rooftops of the painted ladies, especially... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for a photo opportunity in San Francisco, standing on the grass in the square looking at the city skyline over the rooftops of the painted ladies, especially as the scaffolding that was on one of them two years ago has now been removed. It can be tough to find a spot to park in, but... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is definitely worth to visit in SF. Great picture opportunities in any weather (better in sunny day afternoon though). There is a neat little park across the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Alamo Square and the Painted Ladies on a sunny morning, but afternoon sunlight is best for a great photograph with the city skyline in the background. Regardless of the time of day, enjoy a look at the Painted Ladies as well as all of the other architectural finds in beautiful San Francisco.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I got there and was expecting a colorful block of houses but they were light-colored. They looked very "average" Victorian to me, it's almost like you can see that style of house repeatedly in SF. It's a MUST though because you will get a beautiful portrait of Victorian homes and possibly the background of SF.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

These houses have been seen in many movies and TV shows. In particular, we remembered the houses from the opening scenes of Full House. Two of the houses have scaffolding in the front at this time as they are making repairs. It is a pleasant enough area and the park is small but relaxing. Worth a visit on a sunny... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Giving thrills since the late 1800's, this row of brightly colored Victorian and Edwardian homes on Steiner street make a beautiful photo with the San Fransisco skyline in the background. Get a good vantage point of them from the adjacent Alamo Square park. Better yet, take a picnic to the park and toast these iconic beauties from your blanket. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A typical and well known place in San Francisco. We had seen it in postcards and wanted to pay our visit.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

These houses have been seen in many movies and TV shows. The young adults with us remembered the house from "Full House". Two of the houses have scaffolding in the front at this time as they are making repairs. It's a quick stop and it's free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Took the winery tour. Josh was an amazing host/guide. We tasted three wineries and had some amazing artisan cheeses and bread, gourmet meats, fruit. Couldn't have been better. The fact that the tour will only hold six people made it even better, more intimate. Definitely worth checking out!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you walk to the top of any hill in San Fran you will see a view equal to this view and houses as pretty if not more pretty. They are nice but nothing you can't see elsewhere in San Fran. Ie top of hill means great houses and views.

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Address: Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts., San Francisco, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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