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Address: San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: 415-391-2000
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Known as the "crookedest" street in the world, the steep hills...

Known as the "crookedest" street in the world, the steep hills and sharp curves of this one-way road pass by grand Victorian mansions and attract millions of tourists each year.

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The Crookedest Street

Worldwide famous, Lombard Street is definitely a test to see how good your car breaks work! Driving an automatic vehicle is definitely recommended.. Driving down 'The Crookedest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worldwide famous, Lombard Street is definitely a test to see how good your car breaks work! Driving an automatic vehicle is definitely recommended.. Driving down 'The Crookedest Street' is a must - i recommend driving East bound in order to actually drive down the zig zaggy street - i didn't realise there were actually houses situated here! With the amount... More 

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Magherafelt, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is worth a visit - its steep if you walk up it - be warned! If you're going to SF soon definitely DO IT because the residents are petitioning the local authorities to stop people accessing the street. Be part of the history.

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course, everyone has to visit Lombard Street and walk the beautiful 8 cross back block adorned with brick streets and well groomed flowers (preferably downhill) for a photo op. San Francisco leaders knew what they were doing when they designed such a (famous) street that attracts so many tourists.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Being Brits, we were highly amused at the number of people videoing others driving down a wiggly street, seeing as how so many UK streets are wiggly/on a hill! Beautiful houses down the street; a good experience.

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Campsea Ashe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If your in San Francisco I think this is a must. Most people have heard of Lombard street from films or programs on tv. It's great to see it in real life, grab some snaps and walk down it... It's just fun.. You can even get a cable car to the top to avoid the very hilly walk..

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La Grange Park, il USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here early on a Sunday morning and no one was around so we were able to get all the pics we wanted but when we walked past there later in the evening it was swarmed with people and cars driving down the street. Great view though on the top of the street.

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Pulaski, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must when in San Francisco. You will need to go in the morning, the afternoon is very hectic. The cable car has a stop at the end of the street. You can get a good view of Coit Tower from the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were hoping to take one of the iconic cable cars to get us near Lombard Street and then walk down it but unfortunately we couldn't seem to get on one so had to take a cab. Driver was great and told us a lot about the area and how expensive property is in this area. Due to how busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Windy as in like a corkscrew rather than windy as in blowy! Worth a quick look. We travelled down by car and it really lives up to its name!

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a fun sightseeing but it is very crowded so be patient and google the way to the lower part, it's way better for the pics.

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Russian Hill
Russian Hill has evolved into a chic residential neighborhood with outstanding views from every corner. Combined with several great cafes, restaurants, antique shops and boutiques, it’s easy to see why any visitor would gladly leave their heart in San Francisco. Cars line up day after day to drive down Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world, and make the slow creep downhill past charming period homes. Polk Street is the main drag in this neighborhood, where you will find trendy bars, cafes and shops populated with locals, but for one of the most charming rides in the city, grab a cable car heading up and down Hyde Street.
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