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Address: San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: +1 415-391-2000
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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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Long time dream

Just loved this little Street. If in San Francisco it is a must to visit. It is immaculate and truly amazing if you see a resident trying to get their car out of their garage.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

OK, so it is a short street that zigs and zags - nice houses but not a great attraction.I walked from my hotel near Union Square to a meeting and went down the street as a short cut.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just loved this little Street. If in San Francisco it is a must to visit. It is immaculate and truly amazing if you see a resident trying to get their car out of their garage.

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Wiltshire, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Get there by cable car, it drops you at the top and you can walk down rather than up! Be careful of the cars at the top turning right to drive down, it's obviously a must do if you have a car!

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Oberlin, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of a kind attraction without being a "attraction". The energy on this street is really amazing. So many people want to see it that you feel like you're all experiencing the same joy together. Not sure how people live in this street because it's alway busy but it's so beautiful how could you not be attracted. Love it! Must... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is definately worthy of a visit. You can get there by cable car which stops at the top. It is an amazing vista and you can see all the way over to Alcatraz. We walked down a little way but it is really steep and returned to the top. The view of the bay from the top is magnificent.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I dragged my husband here so he could say that he saw it. But after, I was hard pressed to find out why I thought he needed to see it. It is very crowded, but with vehicles and pedestrians. We walked down the hill and often had to stop or slow down behind very slow-going people. While there are sections... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This icon of San Francisco is something everyone needs to experience. I'd recommend trying it both on foot and in a car.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice to see, but really not as big a deal as it is touted to be. If you are in the immediate area, then by all means stop by and check it out its cool. Otherwise, don't waste too much time and effort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of those must see in person places. From pictures and seeing it on TV, it does not do it justice. Beware, it is a very vigorous climb. Aprrox. 250 steps on each side. You don't get the feel of how steep it is untill you walk the stairs on each side of this street. You have to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my family to see Lombard street recently. I was surprised how well maintained the area is. The landscape is very beautiful. I would recommend that you drive down then walk up to get the best experience.

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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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