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“AWESOME!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alcatraz

Alcatraz
Bay Street and Embarcadero, Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-981-7625
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Park rangers conduct tours by recounting the prison's thrilling history along with intriguing anecdotes about Al Capone and other legendary figures that made a "home" here.
Dallas, Texas
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“AWESOME!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

A must see while you are in SF! Send the extra money and go on the night tour, sooo worth it for the experience in the dark!!
Make sure to buy tickets well in advance b/c it sells out fast!

Visited October 2012
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“Worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Alcatraz was amazing for anyone or any age, everybody will get something out of visting this attraction.
Whether you are a history or movie buff, a child whose imagination just runs wild or a young lady facing some serious fears - this attraction will definately have some sort of worth for you.

Visited December 2012
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“everyone enjoys this visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

well, it is different from all the other tourist places those that go on the night tour say , that is truly an experience, so whenever you can go , do it

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“What an experiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Highly recommend.
The guides that take you up have really interesting material. It's optional and free to use the guides. Def think its worth it as it also breaks the walk up.
Once at top you get an audio guide that you take and the guide tells you were to go. Interesting stories and he place is so every.
If you have heard of it and want to see the real deal then you must ,do this

Visited December 2012
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“Amazing Experience with an Unique Atmosphere!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

We did the night time tour which was great. The park warden was enthusiastic, knowledgeable and humourous. The audio tour is amazing with some haunting stories. It's great that Alcatraz has been left as it was orginally and not turned into a theme park as this all adds to the atmosphere of "The Rock".

Visited October 2012
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