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Mount Davidson

Monterey Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94127
+1 415-831-2700
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Mysterius Cross

I am always wondering why? How are in the world, in the middle of residential area, such a huge... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Sabaitraveller
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San Francisco
A must for Dirty Harry fans!

Given that it features in one of my favourite films, appropriately enough it was a bit of a... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Orac67
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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The highest point in the city has a cross on its peak and has been a religious site for years.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“dirty harry” (6 reviews)
“huge cross” (3 reviews)
“twin peaks” (7 reviews)
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Monterey Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94127
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I am always wondering why? How are in the world, in the middle of residential area, such a huge Cross. Oh yeah San Francisco. The good points, you can see a view as good as Twin Peaks, less crowded and more greens. However, you may...More

Thank Sabaitraveller
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Given that it features in one of my favourite films, appropriately enough it was a bit of a pilgrimage to reach the cross at the top of Mount Davidson. There may be steep hills, slippery slopes and coyote warnings to contend with, but for me...More

Thank Orac67
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Lived in SF for decades and made it out here for the first time.. seems better than Twin Peaks... Not crowded. A little windy.. Views out to the Ocean, the bay and the whole city.. It's about a ten minute walk from the street. Slightly...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The trail can be a real workout depending on whether you tackle the hill straight on or take the circular path to the top Weather should also be in your favor as fog or darkness can get you pretty lost while descending Just ask someone...More

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beautiful hike last weekend. Peaceful and not too crowded. Gorgeous views of the city and lots of picnic spots :) Beautiful smell from trees and flowers!

2  Thank Heliana M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

It was terrible weather, and the climb was tougher than expected. That slowed us down a bit, but it didn’t stop us. Even in lousy weather, it is a great climb and a wonderful park.

Thank SuperTed19
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a nice park. There are some nice views of the city. It's never very crowded if you're looking for some peace and quiet. It hasn't been taken over by tourists like many popular parks and attractions in the city. The downside is there...More

Thank Leah L
Reviewed 17 May 2016

If you're visiting San Francisco, with limited time, skip a trip to Mt. Davidson. It's a nice walk, but there's MUCH nicer.

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

This is the hill that I grew up seeing while I grew up. It has a big concrete cross on it. The eucalyptus trees have grown up around it and it's not so visible now. It was great to finally go there one day. I...More

Thank Dinorah415
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

It is a nice stroll up to the top. You don't have to work too hard to get there. The views up there are amazing. And at the top there is this Armenian memorial represented in a big cross in remembering the genocide that was...More

Thank James H
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