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Address: San Francisco, CA 94109
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Drinking, Hiking
Description: One of the most upscale areas of San Francisco, this is the site of two...
One of the most upscale areas of San Francisco, this is the site of two landmarks: The Fairmont Hotel and The Mark Hopkins.
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Fabulous homes - just driving through here's is amazing! Highly recommend if you are visiting San Francisco

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a mid-afternoon tour of Nob Hill area provided at no charge by the City Guides of San Francisco. Our guide was very knowledgeable and engaging during the two hour tour. We learned of the Big 4 and Bonanza Kings and the major development of Nob Hill through the late 1800's - early 1900's. Be sure to donate at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fabulous homes - just driving through here's is amazing! Highly recommend if you are visiting San Francisco

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 435 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

..and explore the structures. Some nice historic buildings and hotels are in the area.Wonderful time can be had in this section of this great city.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nob Hill is a wonderful top of San Francisco area that offers the most elegant hotels in the world, good restaurants, and even views of the city. Atop Nob Hill is the famous Pacific Union Club. Be sure to peer in the front door windows if it is not open to you. There is an interest park at the top... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We walk through this area to see the buildings, such history and beautiful views. We probably walked through the entire city of San Francisco. It was an amazing trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nob Hill is an affluent district and is one of the seven hills of San Francisco. Its derived from the word noble. The Fairmont Hotel is a well known landmark as is The Grace Cathedral, one of the city's largest church.

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 594 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Above Union Square, Nob Hill is an are with residential and office buildings with an interesting architecture. The Fairmount hotel is located in its center. It used to be a prestigious area and this hotel hosted some well-known parties. Today, it is interesting to walk around the area for 1-2 hours.

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Modiin, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

If you want to discover Nob Hill, I suggest taking the City Guide Walking Tour. It's a donation based tour that lasts two hours. It starts at 10:00 and 14:00 and gives you a history of the area and architecture. Our guide Mimi was very enthusiastic. There are some beautiful buildings and gardens but otherwise nothing to do.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The city bus tour does a walking tour of Nob Hill, which is short but nice. The area has some great architecture to check out and is a pleasant change from the more touristy parts of the city. It also has some nice hotels and eateries. If you have time, it's worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It's a lovely neighbourhood with lots of elegant buildings and a beautiful church, but nothing else to offer to tourists spoilt for choice in this beautiful city.

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Address: Address: San Francisco, CA 94109
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Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the city and is home to amazing architecture and views. The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that followed. Luckily all is not lost; storied hotels and Grace Cathedral surround Huntington Park. Having a drink or dinner while taking in the sunset and views at the "top of the Mark" is tough to beat.
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