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Painted Ladies Mansion Tour with Exclusive Access to a Private Victorian Home

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USD 39.00
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    Pass By: Lafayette Park, Washington, Sacramento, Gough and Laguna Streets, San Francisco, CA

    This is the perfect tour for anyone who wants to go behind closed doors and take an intimate look at the history of San Francisco and its inhabitants.

    Your day begins at Lafayette Park where you’ll meet your small group of 20 people and take in a slew of different Victorian mansions from the outside, including the famous (and jaw-dropping) Spreckels mansion. After a few pictures of the fantastic views over San Francisco Bay, you’ll pass some of the famous row houses and learn how much money it takes to afford your own slice of a San Francisco Victorian as you stop off at Cottage Row, a hidden street lined with homes that have stood here since the 1800s.

    Pass By: Painted Ladies, Alamo Square, Steiner and Hayes Sts., San Francisco, CA

    Painted Ladies row houses

    Pass By: Spreckels Mansion, 2080 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94109-2844

    Your next stop is the highlight of the trip. Walks has secured special access to a privately owned Victorian mansion that has been lovingly restored and features a jaw-dropping private collection of Victorian artifacts and knick-knacks. The tour, which is guided by the home’s owner, is completely exclusive and it's the experience of a lifetime for any lover of Victoriana.

    Pass By: Alamo Square, Hayes & Steiner, San Francisco, CA 94117

    Your final stop is the famous Alamo Square, home to the “Painted Ladies” which you will recognize from television and postcards. Approaching from the very best viewpoint, you’ll be able to take your own postcard-perfect pictures with this unforgettable backdrop.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2000 Gough St, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Alamo Square Park, Western Addition, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    • Exclusive Entrance to Private Victorian Home
    • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
    • Local Expert Guide
    • Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • San Francisco is a notoriously chilly city with micro-climates. It is best to wear/bring layers for all of our tours, even at the height of summer.
    • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 18 June 2019

    My friend and I recently went to the Painted Lady tour with Allie. It such a fun time! We learned a lot about SF architecture history even though both us have lived in SF for about a year. The last stop of our tour (psss.....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    TakeWalksSF, Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

    Thank you for keeping our private Victorian a secret! You are now part of the Walks club of in-the-know visitors. ;) Thank you for taking this special tour from all of us at Walks.

    Reviewed 18 June 2019

    LeAnne was a very charismatic, engaging guide. It was such a fun, informative tour of the exteriors and neighborhoods. The real treat, was the unique opportunity to visit the inside of the home. I felt so comfortable and welcome in the home. Such amazing history...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    TakeWalksSF, Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

    Thank you for leaving such a wonderful review of our tour. You are completely right - this tour is so great for both visitors and locals. Spot on assessment! Please come back and #takewalks with us anytime!

    Reviewed 15 June 2019 via mobile

    Allie gave a great performance of SF folklore and history it’s so special to go inside someone’s restored period home special mechanized musical bands

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank SharonT1194
    TakeWalksSF, Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2019

    We hope you swayed to the music and loved your time with us! Thank you for taking the time to review your time in our company and with Allie.

    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    Excellent tour and highly recommend Ted. Leaned about different style homes and history of the walking area. Need to be able to handle some steep inclines along the way.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Ken H
    TakeWalksSF, Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

    Thank you Ken! We hope you had a wonderful time in San Francisco (both in our company and not). Come back and see us soon.

    Reviewed 5 May 2019

    Our tour guide Kathy was excellent. It was a real treat to walk the streets of San Francisco with Kathy as our guide to inform us about the history and architectural design elements of some of the city's beautiful Victorian Homes. We would highly recommend...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Julie154943
    TakeWalksSF, Manager at Take Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2019

    Thank you for spending your time in San Francisco with us here at Walks. We are super proud of this tour and happy that Kathy was able to ensure the Victorians came alive for you!

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