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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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Very nice view of the city and the Painted Ladies

We walked a long way to get there which was great exercise on the steep streets of San Fran. The park was nice, the weather was great, and the view of the city over the Painted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went there to see a row of houses that don't even look like the pictures. They are supposed to be vibrant-colored victorian houses, and all you see are muted colour houses. I am sure that locals and people living nearby still don't understand why so many tourists visit the square everyday. By the way, there are tons of "painted... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We walked a long way to get there which was great exercise on the steep streets of San Fran. The park was nice, the weather was great, and the view of the city over the Painted Ladies was really nice. If you have time - I would enjoy this nice park.

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Lund
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The park offers great view over the famous "painted ladies" and also over the city itself. It's a great place to get an overview of the city and snap some really nice pictures!

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PA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

We've seen the painted ladies on a lot of movies and wanted to see them. I thought there were many streets with these houses. I was disappointed to find out there are only 5 homes. They had scaffolding up on one of them so I could only get good pictures of 3 of them. Disappointing.

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genova
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Hidden between all the ups and downs of the streets there is this nice square. You can sit and rest a bit, enjoying the particular houses called painted ladies!once again san francisco surprise with its colors!!

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Sterling, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

While visiting San Fransico we were invited to join a group at Alamo Square Park. When we arrived we saw all sorts of people enjoying the day just chilling on blankets and the grass of the park. A truly wonderful place to get away from it all and relax, unwind. Enjoy people and dog watching. Take a picnic to have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The houses on the square are nice, we did see them from the bus tour which we took around in San Francisco, and this was enough for us, we didn't need to get off the bus at this place.

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Merrick, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It wasn't until I was home and read these reviews did I learn none of these homes was 'the' Full House. It's actually located elsewhere. But it was fun to see this iconic location and the Painted Ladies, as these homes are called, are lovely. I left one star off because one of the homes was being renovated and covered... More 

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New Castle, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Park has a great view from atop a hill overlooking much of downtown San Francisco, so snap some pics if a sunny day. For fans of "Full House", this is also the park the intro of the family playing was filmed. Alamo Square is very pet friendly, but as elsewhere, good citizens clean up after their pets. Being from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A lot of people visit the park, it's also part of the Full House theme opening. Though I could not locate the Painted Ladies (I was super tired though, so I didn't try that hard). I enjoyed looking a the big trees at this park

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Address: Fulton St. at Steiner St., Western Addition, San Francisco, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco

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