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Victorian Home Walk

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Address: Union Square, Corner of Powell and Post, San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone Number: +1 415-252-9485
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Description: Join us in exploring Pacific Heights with its colorful Victorian row...
Join us in exploring Pacific Heights with its colorful Victorian row houses, famous mansions, and beautiful gardens. Learn the history of San Francisco through its architecture ! A great introduction into the local side of San Francisco. Established in 1996. EXCLUSIVE : Visit the inside of a period Queen Anne Victorian ! The walk is easy, the pace leisurely, and there are no hills to climb. LOCATION: Union Square (We meet on corner of Powell and Post). HOURS: 11am Thursday thru Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday).
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I would hghly recommend this tour. Jay was an outstanding Tour Guide. He kept our group moving at a comfortable pace, while giving interesting information on the houses, history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I would hghly recommend this tour. Jay was an outstanding Tour Guide. He kept our group moving at a comfortable pace, while giving interesting information on the houses, history, and famous people who lived among these streets. The Victorian Home Walk, followed by shopping and lunch on Union Street was a great way to spend my day as my husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Jay's presentation during this walking tour of Pacific Heights was entertaining and informative on the Victorian architecture in SF. He knew his SF history, spoke clearly, and was very responsive to our questions. The homes were beautiful. The tour was just the right length and the walk avoided steep climbs. When we returned to the snowy East Coast today, the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Can either drive thru this gorgeous area of San Francisco not too far fromt eh Bay and cable car, or walk around in park, houses are old style, so nice all of them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The tour was interesting to those in our group that were there for various reasons: the history, houses, politics and celebrity. Jay has everything planned out from start to finish. He shares the details of many architectural elements of Victorian, Edwardian and other special buildings their histories and uses. He was very helpful in recommending What to do and see... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I recently took Jay's informative tour of San Francisco Victorian houses. We found him very informative and engaging. I am a Realtor and have a good knowledge of homes, but I too learn some new and interesting facts.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

it felt like we covered a lot but at the same time didnt feel like it was too much walking. the tour guide, jay, really knows a lot about the houses. definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My fiancé and I took the tour this morning. Jay was a great tour guide, he set a great atmosphere for the tour. He was so relaxed and friendly. You could tell straight away he was very knowledgeable. He knew where to go and what to tell you. He also knew a lot about the city's history and how the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was lucky with weather and it was pretty pleasant to have a stroll. Very european part of the city, unusual for the US.

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victorianwalk, Owner at Victorian Home Walk, responded to this review

Thank you for taking our tour. Our route is always the same, but occasionally the guide is an alternate, as was the case when you took the tour. In future, our alternate schedule is listed at the bottom of our homepage. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great tour, Jay is very knowledgeable about the history of the homes and the city. Easy walk. Got to see the inside of a beautiful Victorian hotel. You meet at the very central Union Sq and it ends on Union St which is full of great restaurants to eat at for lunch. Highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is an excellent tour for which the other reviewers have appropriately lauded. Keep in mind this lets you see an area that you would not think to go into without a tour guide. Great info and organization by Jay.

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