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Free SF Tour

San Francisco, CA, USA
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About Free SF Tour
This is a friendly, personal, no-nonsense walking tour, and it is as fun as it’s informative. There’s so much to show and so many stories to our amazing city! The Free SF Tour starts every day at 10 am and 2 pm at Union Square next to the famous Red Heart on Powell and Post. The tour covers Union Square, Chinatown, FiDi, Embarcadero. We talk San Francisco origins and history, the Gold Rush, influential women, buried ships, current affairs, tips and tricks to the city and so much more! Where to go, what to do, where to eat and drink is all covered in our Bucket List, a comprehensive guide that everyone attending gets by email after the tour. We don't do politics or show-off, we're just honest humans in love with our city. Free SF Tour lasts 2 - 2.5 hours. We also give reservations-only tours in Spanish - every day @10:30 a.m. at Union Square. Just make a booking (it's free!) on our website!
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This private tour takes 2½ hours. You'd barely notice the time as it's less walking and more fun facts and conversation so you never get tired or bored. The tour goes through all of the Downtown San Francisco: Chinatown, Financial District (there be buried ships!), Embarcadero. We talk City's history, the Gold Rush, influential women, buried ships under the buildings, current affairs, tips and tricks to the city and many many more!

Minimum 6 people per tour.
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Brunixgt wrote a review Jun 16
London, United Kingdom174 contributions85 helpful votes
Filip was our guide. He is passionate about sharing the history of how San Francisco came to be. Had been here before but had no idea of how rich the history is. I recommend you take this tour as a base to your experience here!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Joaquin wrote a review Jun 12
Key West, Florida4 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent and truly passionate guide. Very well recommended. You can appreciate that the guide has been fully integrated in the history of some neighborhoods in order to explain so deep the history of SFO
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Pepper wrote a review Apr 2021
17 contributions13 helpful votes
Filip is an excellent guide who is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and interesting. He made the history come alive! I recommend this tour to anyone visiting San Francisco.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Norma B wrote a review Apr 2021
Acapulco, Mexico2 contributions
Filip is so friendly! I enjoyed the walking and knew all the history of San Francisco! This is a great experience that I highly recommend
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Katherine L wrote a review Dec 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Filip was an EXCELLENT tour guide- incredibly personable, kind, down-to-earth, energetic and knowledgeable! I’ve lived in the Bay Area for most of my life, including a stint in SF. This tour blew my mind because not only had I not learned this history, the stories themselves were so fascinating that I would take this tour AGAIN to be sure I didn’t forget a thing- and maybe improve my own skills at storytelling! Recommend this guided tour to anyone and everyone- you’ll be so glad you spent the day in SF to experience it!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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