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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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We did this tour last Saturday, having deciding to try something different. It was great...Rick was... read more

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191 Sutter St, Lobby of the Galleria Park Hotel, San Francisco, CA 94104-4501
Financial District
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did this tour last Saturday, having deciding to try something different. It was great...Rick was so interesting and informative, we learnt so much about the architecture and hidden gems on the block where we were staying. Who knew such great stories were right under...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this your if San Francisco's less well known sights - I'm still amazed there were so many places of note in such a small area of San Francisco. Rick is a friendly and incredibly knowledgeable guide - he imparted the kind of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This 2 1/2 hour tour introduced us to the variety of significant architecture in downtown San Francisco, the stories behind the buildings, and what a “POPO” is. Rick was highly informative and there was never was boring moment. It’ was an excellent tour and I...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

內容全程是英文,但是Rick講解的方式其實很像老師,他會重複講(但是不無聊),所以英聽程度還可以的人非常建議參加,不用太擔心聽不懂。大概就是在金融區附近慢慢繞,聽他講解私房景點,從建築了解舊金山的歷史。對了,建議非週末參加,週末的話有建築是是關閉、進不去的,只能在門外看(還是很有趣,但是會忍不住想如果我進去看會怎麼樣) Rich is awesome. His style is kinda similar to a very good lecture you got in college. I enjoyed it a lot. One would gain so much respect and appreciation toward SF history and buildings.

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We always loved San Francisco, but only learned the interesting history of its buildings and forefathers on this tour with Rick. Fun, educational, and fascinating to see how history and present are interwoven. Don’t miss it!

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Rick is a great guide, the tour is at an engaging place. He combines fascinating historic information with up-to-the-minute developments. In our case, this included the new Salesforce tower, which had opened two days earlier. Updates come from local news, as well as tour goers...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

This outstanding tour was well worth the time! Rick guided us to several spaces on rooftops and in lobbies which are open to the public yet hidden in plain sight. Discovering these hidden gems was absolutely magical. Spanning from the Victorian to the Digital age,...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I had lived in the Bay Area for 18 months (and worked in the real estate industry) but hadn't come across a good architectural tour of the city until a friend recommended Rick's tour. Even though the tour only covers a small portion of San...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Rick Evans was an excellent tour guide. He is an architectural historian and a fabulous teacher. He made me appreciate so many architectural features I would have walked right by without noticing. The tour was 2.5 hours and I was wishing it wouldn’t end. So...More

Thank Laurenkenney
Reviewed January 28, 2018

The tour was a Christmas Gift that didn't disappoint. And even though I've lived in SF for about 15 years and am a designer and an architecture aficionado - there was plenty of fun facts and details to keep my attention throughout. Rick has a...More

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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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Neil P
March 12, 2017|
Response from Rick E | Property representative |
Hello - thanks for checking in about the tour - the tour takes place in the Financial District and starts at the Galleria Park Hotel lobby located at 191 Sutter Street between Montgomery and Kearny and ends in south of... More
Dolores P
November 15, 2015|
Response from Rick E | Property representative |
Thank for your interest in my tour - you can sign up online. Look for a link to my website on my Trip Advisor review page (located on the far right side) - Rick