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Address: Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts., San Francisco, CA
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A famous stretch of colorful Victorian-style house.

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Beautifully Painted Homes

We only had time to drive by these homes one afternoon. They are beautifully painted and representative of many others in the area. Worth taking a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jason H
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St. Johns, Florida
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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After spending a week in San Francisco and already having seen amazing architecture and lots of prettily painted houses throughout the city we weren't that blown away by this attraction. Sure the houses look pretty and there is history to them, but as I said we had already seen so much amazing architecture that we were a little underwhelmed. In... More 

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Dalzell, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our cab driver surprised us with a slight detour and a quick stop at the Painted Ladies to grab a couple photos before dropping us off at North Beach. I wouldn't go out of my way, but if it is in route it is nostalgic for the Full House fan in all of us. The construction currently going on at... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The row of houses is intriguing with the variation of details providing interesting individual contrasts in a themed row. Unfortunately Alamo Park is presently closed for renovation works. I think that the experience would be significantly enhanced by a walk through the park. There are certainly more attractive individual houses than in this row scattered throughout the suburb. I don't... More 

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Canton, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The houses looked faded and were nothing special and they are in the middles of a residential area which is hard to get to and from.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first attraction we went to on our driving day. You have seen them in print ads and commercials. Beautiful homes. Much like our New Orleans Shotgun houses, only more grand.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

they dont tell you you cant go down this street anymore they drive past the nearest cross street, so unless you get out and run through the park to get a shot its not that great pictures out there already are the same, dont waste your time its not worth it

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Hixson, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great photo opp when visiting San Francisco. We were able to park right across the street from the houses, walk up the hill in the park to the designated viewing area and snap some quick pictures.

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St. Johns, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We only had time to drive by these homes one afternoon. They are beautifully painted and representative of many others in the area. Worth taking a look.

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Thank Jason H
Adelaide, Australia
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Iconic San Francisco architecture. Very pretty houses that make for great photo opportunity. Alamo Park is being renovated at the moment so is mostly dirt. There is a special roped off area for people to stand to get their photos of the 'Painted Ladies' . Can get quite busy. Definitely worth going to and then a walk through Pacific Heights... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately we were not able to get a typical photo this time around due to the construction going on in the park and on the road. We had to double park the car, just out and take a photo. It's not the experience we wanted

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