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Address: 1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94133
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+1 415-488-7772
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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Monument tower overlooking San Francisco. Tower includes murals from 1934...

Monument tower overlooking San Francisco. Tower includes murals from 1934 showing California business, agriculture and home life of the period. 360 Degree viewing platform at top of 212 ft tower.

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San Francisco's Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Walking Tour

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beautiful walk to and nice view from ...

We took a long walk from Chinatown to the coit tower, last few km steep but nice with views across the bay and walking through quiet neighbourhoods. Entrance fee to the top of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Legnica, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many steps to get the tower, but it was worth. You can finish your visit at the bottom of the tower. There are amazing views of the whole city and a bay. But you can also enter inside the tower to admire beautiful murals. Then take an elevator to the top of the tower and views will be even more... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked to the tower from our hotel in the financial district. You reach it by ascending either the Filbert Street or Grace steps, which are an attraction by themselves. There was a rather long wait for the elevator to the viewing platform, but you can spend this time admiring the many interesting murals in the lobby. From the top... More 

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Martos, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked up from Lombard Street, it opens at 10am, deservedly so time to admire the views from the gardens. Inside the tower, the murals on the ground floor are free to see but the tower is 8 dollars, well worth it. The staff are really friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a long walk from Chinatown to the coit tower, last few km steep but nice with views across the bay and walking through quiet neighbourhoods. Entrance fee to the top of the tower with the elevator is usd 7. Above you will enjoy the 360 degrees view to SF, Alcatraz and the bay…

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Coit Tower is located on top of Telegraph Hill with plenty of parking. To get to the top on the elevator it costs $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Seniors .Great photo opportunities as the views are magnificant

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We lucked out on our trip with sunshine for the entire weekend. We walked up to coit tower and the 360 views of the city were incredible! If it's sunny, it's worth the hike up...or I'm sure an uber would take you there too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visit San Francisco a few times a year. We're always looking for new places and things to do. We visited Coit Tower for the first time and it was such a great spot to start our day in San Francisco. There is ample parking and a nice setting immediately as you park your car. The views... More 

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Orlando, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You have to go to this, it is so neat and you learn stuff, I have gone here several times and still enjoy it, from Ralph and Dolsie

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Zürich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course it is a SF icon and a "must" see .. But beware: - there is very limited parking and you may get stuck in a long traffic jam trying to get up if you take a car - walking up from the Piers via Filbert Street Stairs can be quite strenous, although beautiful. Tip: Get some good food... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's all about the view. From the top there's a fantastic view on San Francisco and the Bay Area. You can climb the 445 steps, go by car or take public transport that stops in front of Pioneer Park, near to the Tower.

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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian ristorante come together to create the charming neighborhood of North Beach, once the stomping grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always suitable for younger visitors, few neighborhoods in the city exude as much European charm and style. Peruse a bookstore for the literature of Kerouac, Ferlinghetti and Ginsberg, grab some gelato and head to Washington Square for a perfect afternoon of people watching. Just east of North Beach, the hills and staircases of Telegraph Hill are a unique delight. At its peak, the art deco Coit Tower provides sweeping panoramic views of the bay and city. The beautifully landscaped Filbert Street Steps, a street too steep for a roadway, rewards those willing to hike uphill. Keep your ears open and you might even hear the squawk of the wild parrots who call this neighborhood home.
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