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

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Beautiful and Colourful Victorian Houses But Not The Most Impressive in SF

My mother and I visited The Painted Ladies during the afternoon of August 1st. We took the MUNI bus from our Airbnb apartment in the Mission District to Alamo Square, where these... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Winnipeg, Canada

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Berwick, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit. Sit in the park opposite and enjoy the lovely ladies and the incredible view of the city. A must see in San Francisco. This is where the locals go to sit and relax...

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother and I visited The Painted Ladies during the afternoon of August 1st. We took the MUNI bus from our Airbnb apartment in the Mission District to Alamo Square, where these beautiful houses are located. The Painted Ladies are a well-known row of beautiful and colourful Victorian houses with detailed architecture that were featured in the opening credits of... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The big point about this attraction is about history behind. The houses are gorgeous, but just as beautiful as the many others like them throughout the city. I recommend read about the history and then visit the place. There is also a park in front of the houses with a nice view of the neighborhood. It's something to stop by... More 

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1 Thank RafaelHerthel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

its not worth the trip. if you really need to go then take 1 photo and leave. you can spend your time looking at other places in SF.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of nice houses all around San Francisco. I don´t believe it is necessary to take the detour....

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great attraction for Full House fans like myself - I just had to see them once in my life. But, once you see them and take pictures, there's not much else to do. There is a park across the street but other than that it's pretty slow in that area. I would say that it's pretty easy... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Francisco holds a treasure trove of beautiful Victorian homes, nicknamed "Painted Ladies" in a book devoted to them in 1978. The moniker comes from the display of at least three colors on their facades to highlight architectural details. The most famous -- because of their appearance in the opening credits of the "Full House" TV series -- stand together... More 

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Pennsylvania, US
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to walk in the park across the street from the Painted Ladies and look at the kids' playground. They've added a custom structure to reflect the roofline of the Painted Ladies houses. Walk further up the hill to get the best photo spot, with the houses and the San Francisco skyline. There are many other gorgeous houses in... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a nineties kid.. I had to see the "full house" shot. Beautiful row of vibrantly painted homes worth driving by. Take photos and check it off your list!! Not much to do other than that :)

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Row of houses painted in vibrant colors. Just to tick the box and take some pictures. The park opposite provides good place to rest and enjoy a picnic lunch.

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