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“Mixed bag” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Market Street

Market Street
Market Street, San Francisco, CA (SoMa)
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Ranked #122 of 317 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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Owner description: Considered to be the Champs Elysees of the city, this grand street is filled with shops, hotels, and, along the way, remarkable architecture.
Oakland, California
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“Mixed bag”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

It's a long street with good & bad sections, and offers everything from good shopping to dull stretches with panhandlers, so know which part you want to visit.

Visited September 2012
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“shopping area!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I took the trolley train from this street, great time in the trolley, street is full of restaurants and business. Overall great place to just walk and sightseeing.

Visited May 2012
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Sacramento, California
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“Down-Hill”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I have never been offered to buy drugs so many times in my life! This is one of the filthiest, most dangerous streets in San Francisco. DO NOT TAKE YOUR KIDS HERE. This is not a place for them- there are a lot of worthwhile, safe places in San Francisco and this is NOT one of them.

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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“not pretty”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

small areas of Market street are OK. But the vast majority of it is crawing with homeless people, drug addicts, grifters, criminals, etc. It is not a pleasant or safe place to walk. It's even more dangerous on a bike! Narrow blocked in lanes, lots of traffic and trolley car rails are a recipe for disaster. This area of town (adjacent to the tenderloin) is filthy. I'd avoid it if I were you.

Visited September 2012
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Redwood City, California
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“Old San Francisco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The old time street cars are great fun. Brings back the good old days.Fun for kiddies... and older folks.too!Ending at the famous Ferry building is a perfect spot.

Visited September 2012
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