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Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine

Union Square, San Francisco, CA
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“barbary coast” (10 reviews)
“walking tour” (21 reviews)
“union square” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Union Square, San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took ‘The Emperor Norton Time Machine Walking Tours - Tour That Never Ends’. It was a special rare event. A six hour plus adventure with heroes like Mark Twain, Shanghai Kelly, Lola Montés and “Oofty Goofty - the Wild Man of Borneo". Our guide...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Touring with the Emperor is probably one of the best tours we have done while travelling. Norton was interesting and full of history facts. We thoroughly enjoyed it and will probably sign up for one of his other tours during our next visit.

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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Great way to see and learn about San Francisco! Our tour guide was 'Emperor Norton', complete in costume. Very knowledgeable guide, and easy to talk to and ask questions. Highly recommended!

Thank Marilyn Z
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour of San Francisco. The guideis so very well-informed and brings the history of the city, neighborhoods, buildings, and historic personages to life! The guide is friendly and very interactive I would go a second time!!!!

Thank Tracy T
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a wonderful review with full of history and knowledge of San Francisco. Damper is simply charming and very knowledgeable. However if Mobility is a concern of yours this might not be the tour for you for there is quite a bit of walking....More

Thank Johnny V
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