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Twin Peaks

Christmas Tree point rd, San Francisco, CA 94131
415 391 2000
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As featured in 3 days in San Francisco
Ranked #13 of 361 attractions in San Francisco
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Mountains, Neighborhoods, Lookouts
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: A twenty-minute ride from downtown, this is the best place to catch a San Francisco sunrise.
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Best View of the city but take a coat because it can be windy. You can really see how it's it the city is laid out. It's also a great place to make out

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Twin Peaks is an excellent place to get a "lay of the Land" when looking at the City by the Bay. As long as the fog stays away, you can see from the Ocean down the Peninsula. The street line of Market Street gives you a line to the Ferry Building while looking at the Marin Headlands lets you see... More

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If time allow us we always passed in the place to see the whole picture of San Francisco. The place never emptied, there are always people there because we live nearby there before. It is very worth the good panoramic view of San Francisco.

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The only bad thing about this place is parking. It is very limited. Otherwise, this is an excellent place to go to get some great views of San Francisco and the bay. I went with my husband just at sunset, and it was wonderful to watch the sky change as the sun went down. There are great picture opportunities here!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We went during day and night. It is a great view at night. It is amazing that you can see the bay bridge and golden gate from there and take great shots.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

We stopped by this location as a part of a purchased tour. The views from this location of the city are magnificent! The day we went was a clear day and the entire city was clear to see. Definitely bring your camera!

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Belle Mead, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

Truly a panoramic view of the city. We were there on a Wednesday at 1:00 and not too crowded. We picked up some sandwiches and sat in our car as it was chilly and windy overlooking the incredible view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

It was a beautiful day when we did this and the views were wonderful. Could have stayed up there all day. The city have provided parking so it makes it easy to visit but I think a few facilities would make it so much better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

If the evening is clear and warm, there is no better view of San Francisco then the one from Twin Peaks. It's a must visit when in the city. Don't forget to bring your camera. Go earlier in the evening if you are travelling with a family. A pretty extensive young crowd was there when we were around 11:30pm.

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I'm always stunned by the view here, even after years of visiting. In good weather there's no better place to get a sense of the SF geography. Well worth finding the road up.

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