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Lombard Street

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94109
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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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always love going here

I always get off of the cable car here when you catch it from Gheradilly square, great views, walk down it and then get another ride on public transit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lombard Street itself was very busy, and it was fun to walk down. We had previously stopped there with a van tour. To be honest I enjoyed the walk through the surrounding neighborhoods to get there. Fabulous views on the way and it's closer than you think to Union Square if you are feeling fit.

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Orlando, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always get off of the cable car here when you catch it from Gheradilly square, great views, walk down it and then get another ride on public transit

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Thank Ralph L
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I know I’m in the minority here, but I was actually underwhelmed. I thought it would be amazing, but it wasn’t. Don’t get me wrong; it is cool. It’s just not near the top of the list for things I would recommend for visitors to SF.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You just have to see it to believe it. Walk up and take the cable car back!! Much better than doing it the other way around.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the cable car to Lombard Street and walked up and down the street, it is really amazing to see. Probably not for the elderly or disabled, so many steps and very steep decline although there are hand rails to hold on to. You can take some great pictures here, wonderful scenery.

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Thank Healthy60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A really funny street with tiny curves! One thinks a car won't pass, but it does! The houses are beautiful and all clean! It's a curious place to visit.

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Get ready for a real roller coaster ride! We were enjoying a tour on the SF Love Tour van and it was a very exciting ride on this emblematic street.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was interesting to see for the second time, but being winter, there were no plants or flowers to decorate it. Many people were hanging about so it's obviously popular among the tourists. I think I would save it for the future for us sometime visit to see the pretty flowers lining the streets. It would make a much more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's worth a visit, as the houses go for about $5m and it also the curviest road I have ever seen. Very impressive at night, with the Bay Bridge in the distance. My picture does not do it justice!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can walk down the street but honestly the fun of it is being able to drive down. Start at the top for great views but if you can catch a ride to Ghirardelli Square or something, ask the driver to take you down the street. If you have your own car, definitely do it! It's crooked fun!

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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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