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Address: Fulton St. at Steiner St., Western Addition, San Francisco, CA
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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Cute, short visit

This site is adorable, fun place to stop and take pictures. Doesn't take long to see the "Full House" homes and then move on to another thing. There are bathrooms at this stop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Los Angeles, CA
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

You don't need to spend too much time here to appreciate Alamo Square but it is definitely worth a visit if you are in San Francisco. Any movie or TV show buff can appreciate the significance of this place from such shows as Full House or movies like The Five Year Engagement.

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Bolingbrook, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I'm sure my photos don't look like this, after years of seeing these in ads, I was disappointed seeing them in person. Ok for a quiet day or a picnic.

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Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most photographed areas in San Fran. Always nice to stop and take a pic. Parking wasn't too bad. It's nice to grab a bite to eat,and eat it there.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Not too much my type place. It's funny that how people made this place so important, I didn't felt too good about this place however if you are residing in these areas then it's good to have a place like this. Other than that I didn't find it a touristic place.

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This site is adorable, fun place to stop and take pictures. Doesn't take long to see the "Full House" homes and then move on to another thing. There are bathrooms at this stop. Nice place for a picnic. While there is neighborhood parking around, it's pretty crowded.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a beautiful picture of the "7 painted ladies" and the amazing San Francisco skyline. However, good luck finding parking! If you can find a parking spot, this is a very iconic spot for photos and scenes, such as the opening credits of full house.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It was our disappointment after driving all the way out to this park to view a row of homes that looked identical to other homes in SF. Although this is understandably billed as a tourist attraction, this place seemed more of a local hangout during our visit, with teenagers sitting in the park, pet owners walking their dogs and homeless... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We enjoyed seeing the Victorian and Edwardian architecture Painted Ladies homes and the Alamo Park neighborhood. We also visited Alamo Park itself and liked its green grass and the views.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Alamo Square is a residential neighbourhood which has its own fair share of tourists who come to see the Painted Ladies, a row of Victorian houses facing the park on Steiner Street. The Alamo Square Park is a good focal point to admire the architecture in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The sun was shining, the grass was green and the view was breathtaking. What can I say, me and my husband felt very at peace as we wandered around Alamo square. The houses are built to perfection and some of them look like little dolls houses. If you're passing by, do have a leisurely stroll through here. You won't regret... More 

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