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Known as the "crookedest" street in the world, the steep hills and sharp curves of this one-way road pass by grand Victorian mansions and attract millions of tourists each year.
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San Francisco, CA 94109
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Reviewed today via mobile

Take the trolley from Powell Street (Hyde Line) to Lombard. I didn’t have time to walk to the bottom, but I think that’s your best bet to get the full view of the street.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank carawasthere
Reviewed today

Being the crookedest street in America (and probably the world), Lombard is best viewed and driven in the spring and summer when the flowers at the various residences are in bloom. It is much easier (and more fun) to drive at night since there is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Miriam W
Reviewed today

We drove down, its an interesting experience, probably quite good to walk it as there are some beautiful flowers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank UKMary611
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a cool quirky block,with a terrific view of Telegraph Hill. Wonderful photo ops,but please,remember to be respectful to the people, and their property who reside there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kelly T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Drove down and then walked up and down. Such a cool piece of history. A great workout if you need your steps or stairs for the day. The homes around are spectacular and it wasn’t too crowded when we went on a Sunday morning. Challenge...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fantasma17
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice place, unfortunately we visit in the winter, so we didn’t find flowers. Anyway was a funny drive, we did it twice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 859camilob
Reviewed 2 days ago

It took us a while to find Lombard Street. There was a lot of traffic and people standing there to take pictures. We thought it was very unique and a lot of fun to go down the very steep hill. Wouldn't want to live on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank maddi742018
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is probably the nicest street in the world. What a view to see from the top. Well kept and maintained.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went - got my photo - walked up and down but in the list of all teh amazing things I saw in San Francisco - this is really a meh - go by if you have time to kill, but if you are have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TGDF
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you've done traffic, and driven roads clogged with tourists taking pictures, you've done Lombard---how much time do you have to waste on this trip, anyway? Also, be advised, weekends/holidays are awful here, and between Memorial/Labor Day (ie: Summer) the City institutes Irritate And Annoy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gryphonisle
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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
...More
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lyn14
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Saxonomous | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the street cars run along Hyde Street and there is a stop at the top of Lombard Street. There is a path down the right hand side of Lombard Street you can walk on, there is no actually footpath that twists with the... More
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Critique411
July 29, 2018|
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Response from Sandra C | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, if you don't want to walk a couple of blocks, have a reputable cab drop you at the top and then walk down. That's what we did and loved it!
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Shad B
October 8, 2017|
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Response from b3ll3jacks | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can!
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