Telegraph Hill
Telegraph Hill
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A 179-foot tower from which you can see the entire San Francisco Bay.
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,744 contributions
Jun 2023
Walk up to the top and visit Coit Tower, especially the great mural inside. The views from the top of the hill of the Bay and downtown are superb. The neighborhood around is special and real.
Written July 1, 2023
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Elaine A
3 contributions
May 2023 • Solo
This hike was delightful! I learned so much I didn't know and I've been going to the Bay Area for decades. Dennis, our guide was raised in the area and new all sort of things. I won't ruin the surprise(s) for you, but take this tour! But be sure you can handle steps, the hills are steep.
Written May 23, 2023
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel39,612 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
We visited this hill (and went uphill and downhill) when visiting Coit Tower.
The view from the top of the hill is lovely.
Written May 15, 2023
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TravelingSoccerLoon
Saint Paul, MN3,429 contributions
Oct 2022
Cool neighborhood with great views of the city and San Francisco Bay. Highlighted by a climb up Coit Tower and experiencing the Filbert Steps.
Written May 10, 2023
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,744 contributions
Sept 2021
This is a cool neighborhood and a great place to walk around. The crown is Coit Tower which is worth a visit for the murals inside. And Grant Street is the shopping area for bars and restaurants. Lots of flavor on the streets.
Written October 17, 2021
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wendy L
Evanston, IL498 contributions
Jul 2021
This is an incredible place to visit at sunset (and I would imagine at sunrise as well), and a great vantage point for photos in all directions. We got some great shots down several long, steep streets which were bathed in golden evening light, several of which were postcard quality! You can also clearly see the San Francisco Bay Bridge, and some of the downtown business area as well. Coit Tower is in this area, and several streets with dead ends have beautiful homes decked in flowers to stroll past as you check out the views. One downside is that parking is a real pain. There is little room to even drive up some of the streets, much less park on them, and what parking is available seems to belong to the residents. We ended up just driving slowly around and around, hopping out of the car to take pictures as we went along. Check it out.
Written July 11, 2021
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Maria & Rick
Melbourne, Australia710 contributions
Jun 2019
Loved looking down to the view from this area. Did a bus tour of areas of San Francisco stopped here for 15 minute scenery stop.
Written May 7, 2020
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neil102
Astoria, NY8,007 contributions
May 2019
I love this location looking over San Francisco. It's kind of magical watching the boats come in on the bay. An absolute must for any visitor
Written April 2, 2020
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,744 contributions
Jan 2020
One of San Francisco's unique neighborhoods, walk to the top, visit Coit Tower for the murals, and then descend the Filbert Steps. Linger to view the unique architecture and views all the way.
Written January 29, 2020
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Treker
1 contribution
Oct 2019
I highly recommend Mike Palmer of SF city guides walking tours. Who knew the stairs on the east side of Telegraph hill could have so much interest and intrigue? The neighborhood history was brought to life by Mike's genuine enthusiasm and knowledge.
Written November 17, 2019
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