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Cable Cars

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Cable Cars

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Lyudmila K wrote a review Apr 12
New York City, New York74 contributions28 helpful votes
It no longer exists in San Francisco. During a visit in April, I was disappointed to learn that riding a cable car is a thing of the past. Without a cable car sound running up and down the hills - the city itself has turned into a profound whisper of dying legend. I hope it revived soon!
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Date of experience: April 2021
Kazarooni wrote a review Mar 2021
Brisbane, Australia109 contributions38 helpful votes
Oh how exciting was it to finally to get to San Francisco and jump on a cable car. They are wonderful and I'd do it all over again in a heartbeat. In fact during our stay we used them a few times just to enjoy the ride which is not cheap. Keep these cable cars going San Francisco as they are an asset to your economy. Be mindful though they fill up very quickly. If you go the end of Powell Street down near the wharf where they turn and you are prepared to wait you will get on. Also, depending on what time of the day it is you can hop on in other locations.
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Date of experience: April 2020
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Ken M wrote a review Dec 2020
Lexington, Massachusetts5 contributions13 helpful votes
How can you not ride a cable car here? Go early but avoid the weekends. Start from Union Square and head up to California Street then down to the Bay. Lots of interesting architecture along the way.
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Date of experience: February 2020
3 Helpful votes
Old Pro wrote a review Dec 2020
Seattle, Washington2,196 contributions424 helpful votes
These are kind of the Classic Cinema San Francisco and worth a quick ride. That usually crammed full a Taurus but a lot of the locals use them for in city transportation. What a lot of people don't know is it this place is famous for cable cars and Seattle is famous for ferry boats. But back in the day it was the other way around. However somebody saw that it was more practical to have cable cars in San Francisco and ferries in Seattle so they traded 1 bolt for one cable car. That's back when the boats were a lot smaller.
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Date of experience: June 2020
2 Helpful votes
ebrown639 wrote a review Nov 2020
Fairfield, California16 contributions30 helpful votes
Lines were very long, routes were shortened due to road construction, However great experience to ride a moving national historic landmark. Driver was fun and entertaining. Kids loved it.
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Date of experience: December 2019
2 Helpful votes