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Visitor-friendly neighborhood which got its name when prospectors found 7 Cyrillic-inscribed gravestones at the top of the hill.
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Russian Hill is a quaint, upscale residential community known for the famously crooked Lombard Street, a major tourist destination. The iconic cable cars crest the neighborhood’s hills, which provide views of a number of city landmarks including the Golden Gate and Bay bridges. Polk and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

A steep climb but more than worth burning off some of that breakfast to feast upon the views over the bay to Alcatraz and Golden Gate Bridge. Lombard street is up this neck of the woods but so overrated it’s not true

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

Russian Hill is a picturesque, peculiarly charming, upscale residential area known for the world famous crooked Lombard Street. Steep ups and downs on the hills make the driving funny and amazing. One can have a great view of a number of city landmarks including the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

The Russian Hill area is full of steep hills, Lombard Street and two cable car routes (need those with the hills). I climbed up the street that take you to the top of Lombard and along the steep road I noticed nice houses and apartments...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

Russian Hill is an intimate area nestled among San Francisco's highest hills and crookedest streets (Lombard Street is really winding!). If you support a company on a tour of bars, wine bars are guaranteed. This charming neighborhood is reminiscent of the former San Francisco. Instead...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Pretty houses in an upscale neighborhood. Lots of hills that make for really good views. Lombard Street is located here.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Really interesting place where the road is going like an S-shaped form from the top to the bottom. Looks really cool when the car drives here.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

One of San Francisco's loveliest neighborhoods. Probably the intended site of "Tales of the City." Kind of hard to explore since the hills are so steep, but just lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This is RUSSIAN hill... but... I saw Russians only "walking around" -- they were walking around... OK, so there was a store or two with some Russian-like indications... so, maybe this is where Russian influence is/was... However, do not expect to see Russian Hill to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

We enjoyed exploring this area of San Francisco. We enjoyed a good dinner while we were here and some fun things to do.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
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