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Address: Fulton St. at Steiner St., Western Addition, San Francisco, CA
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Description: Known around the world for its Victorian rowhouses, this spectacular...
Known around the world for its Victorian rowhouses, this spectacular hilltop park is an ideal spot for picture taking.
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These painted ladies are something else. They look similar as a whole but i took pictures of all of them separately and watched them one by one and wow! thay are really different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Franklin, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Alamo Square park is a great place to read a book and relax on the beautiful grounds while admiring the painted ladies across the street.

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Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

These painted ladies are something else. They look similar as a whole but i took pictures of all of them separately and watched them one by one and wow! thay are really different. Great little park on the hill where parents can take their kids.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

These houses are so adorable and the city skyline behind them is spectacular. The park itself is pretty stock standard but it's large and well maintained. Stopping by Alamo Square is ideal for a mid-afternoon break to stop, breathe and relax during a long day of sight seeing.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,094 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Located at Fulton & Steiner streets, this four-square-block park is the prime location to view two TripAdvisor-designated landmarks: Queen Anne Victorians and Painted Ladies, beautifully manicured pastel fairy-tale Victorian homes located along Steiner Street. Alamo Square is also an attraction, a hilltop park that has paved paths throughout. Many of the TripAdvisor reviews do not describe the park, only the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

So, admittedly, my trip to Alamo Square was definitely planned for the sole purpose of scouting out the Full House opening sequence filming location. In than vein, this was everything I hoped it to be. For those on a similar search, the Painted Ladies, as they are known, will flood you with fond memories of TGIF...however, you will not find... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The park is good for dogs. There is a designated area for dog play. To get there you can take bus 21 from downtown all the way to Golden Gate Park, and get off at Hayes @ Steiner to visit the Painted Ladies. Or, you can skip this attraction since the paint's all but gone as you can imagine after... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Oh my god!!! The painted ladies don't look like what you have seen on TV or on postcards. The park in front of it looked abandonned. I know there is a draught, but still. The stairs are worn out, the grass inexistant. Wouldn't go there alone in the evening. Still don't understand why I went there. We tought it would... More 

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Quincy, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Alamo square are where the famous houses of San Francisco are located. These houses are cool but not really around anything. To me they were a quick drive by to see nothing worth taking up a bunch of your time. Also if you are a full house fan the painted ladies is not where the house was that was only... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I went for a morning jog in this area and had a great time looking at all of the beautiful old Victorian homes. So many of them are either well maintained or have been lovingly refurbished. The park itself is quiet and clean. A great way to spend some time in the morning:)

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I visited Alamo Square to see The Painted Ladies, which is a row of colourful and detailed Victorian houses along one edge of the park. The park is beautiful and offers great views of the city. There are gorgeous colourful Victorians on all of the streets surrounding the park that are also worth checking out. This would be a lovely... More 

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