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“coit tower”(214 reviews)
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A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
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Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA 94133-3204
Financial District
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All reviews telegraph hill coit tower great workout wild parrots wooden steps catch your breath greenwich street pretty houses well worth the effort worth the climb take your time walk up great walk views are spectacular ferry building homes levi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Start at the Coit Tower to descend down to Filbert Steps. To me better view and easier to go down then walk up all those steps. There are several routes to go up Coit Tower without climbing up all the Filbert Steps.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank P4678PSlisal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

fun sidetrip in the City. great neighborhood walkabout. test your science skills by trying to figure out the angle of the incline!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank willOtheWisp11
Reviewed March 17, 2019

One of 2 ways to get up to Coit tower. Definitely worth climbing up if you want to get beautiful views of the city and the bay.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank plavaseka
Reviewed March 17, 2019

What a fun way to get to the base of Coit Tower. The staged walk made this steep climb quite enjoyable.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vicadea
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

I am in good shape and work out most days but steps are just evil. I started up these stairs as I was going to Coit Tower and at first it wasn’t too bad. I finished the first section and was breathing a bit heavy....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed March 9, 2019

There are plenty of steps, but interesting housed with beautiful gardens situated all the way up. Hard to see how the residents get in and out get their shopping in!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank r0yjane
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Climbing the steps to Coit Tower, we were excited to see many flocks of wild parrots in the area. Turns out the parrot flocks began around 1990 when one pair of escaped cherry-headed conures were let loose...now there are thousands! Worth visiting even if you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed February 8, 2019

We climbed the Filbert Steps to get to Coit Tower. Worth it, but exhausting. SF is so hilly so dress appropriately.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank klj913
Reviewed January 24, 2019

The steps are a part of my personal tour of San Francisco as they lead down hill from Coit Tower on the top of Telegraph Hill to Levi Plaza below. Beautiful architecture and views along the way. A unique spot in town.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Stumbled upon these step after walking up to Coit Tower from the West. It was a surprising find, one of the little treasures that pop up during your travels.

Date of experience: December 2018
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779netad
April 9, 2017|
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Response from labonvoyer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the address is but if you go to Coit Tower, both sets of stairs are on the street just below I believe. Since that is well known it will be easy to find and then you can ask someone if needed. Also if you are... More
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Oldmommy65
January 6, 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant changed hands (don't know when) and became the Dalla Torre. The Dalla Torre closed in 2006 and the site was converted to a private residence.
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rosbeli
October 24, 2016|
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Response from JeriLG | Reviewed this property |
600 but they are broken into three sections. It is easy to stop on the way and catch your breath if you need to. On the other side there is also Jack Early Park. It has a great vista with both bridges within one view... More
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