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Coit Tower

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Monument tower overlooking San Francisco. Tower includes murals from 1934 showing California business, agriculture and home life of the period. 360 Degree viewing platform at top of 212 ft tower.
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133-3106
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-488-7772
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Reviewed yesterday

Climbing the steep steps to get to this Tower took some effort. The views of the city at the top are worth it.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friends & I were trying to fit as much as we could in one day. We stopped at Coit to see the views. Luckily it was a beautiful bay day in SF. Was not disappointed even if Karl the fog was at the Golden...More

Thank pixiedreamer
Reviewed 3 days ago

For 9$ you can get the elevator up to the top of the Coit Tower. From here you get unrivalled views of the city and the Bay. It sits on top of a steep hill so there's a long walk, but it's well worth it....More

Thank Sprost1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We climbed the stairs from The Embarcadero. The steps are not for people with limited mobility. There is a Muni bus as well as cabs and Uber's that can get you to the top. It was $9 each to go to the observation deck on...More

Thank thebeetleman
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you get there on a quiet and clear day its great. We were up in the lift within 20mins. Fab views, just be wary if you walk up from Lombard Street its a hell of a way, steps and hills galore, we almost cried...More

Thank KLJ92
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrive Wednesday at 11am for free very interesting tour with stories about the painting and significance.Love the Victorian elevator to top for the best panoramic city and Island views.Ride up on 39 bus and walk down the Filbert steps,interesting home and gardens

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We approached the Coit Tower up the path from the piers. This added drama to reaching the base. Queueing takes you inside the tower around the base and allows time to appreciate the historic murals. The lift is a bit of a squeeze but the...More

Thank Snoz2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First thing is a piece of advise. Park in the tower lot. We parked in a garage a mile away because we were going to 2 other places in the area and it was a brutal uphill walk to get there. But once we did...More

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to Coit Tower from Chinatown - almost all uphill! Pay on the first floor, take an elevator to the top. Saw 3 red tailed hawks from one window. The windows are not screened - they're open so the wind can really blow through...More

Thank occasionaltraveler04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get beautiful architecture, some interesting, historic wall-paintings in the lobby and a really fantastic view of San Francisco!

Thank Magnus E
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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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March 25, 2018|
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Response from garyp281 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read what is written on the website, and, if you don't trust what you read, email (or call if you can locate a number), and ask?!
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Steve J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what these people are talking about. I wish people wouldn't answer questions if they really do not know the answer, but... You absolutely can pre-purchase a ticket for a specific date and time. With that ticket... More
June 22, 2016|
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Response from Jgray0615 | Reviewed this property |
The only way is the elevator . But if you want steps, you could walk up the 483 steps from Filbert to get to the tower itself! We did it and we are 60+ . And yes, we were happy to see the elevator inside. They also give a... More