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“telegraph hill”(54 reviews)
“coit tower”(205 reviews)
“great workout”(12 reviews)
A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA
Financial District
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All reviews telegraph hill coit tower great workout wild parrots sansome street catch your breath pretty houses take your time well worth the effort worth the climb walk up great walk views are spectacular unique experience take pictures ferry building homes
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wish we had taken this advice to Uber up to Coit Tower then walk down to the steps. The view is worth the hike and the residences yards are lovely. Give yourself time to do the walk because it's about the journey not the destination.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Uber to Coit Tower and take the steps down. You get some cool views of the bay, but you also experience this wild experience that's unique to San Francisco.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy ascend up the stairs with interesting views between the buildings. Be mindful as you're climbing up between people's residences, we had some serious house envy. :-)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KatMooneyPhoto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Filbert steps are a great way to get up to Coit Tower and get panoramic views while walking through lovely backyards. This is a strenuous climb, so do this only if you walk or exercise regularly. Take a bottle of water, take your time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We incorporated these steps into our mega workout from Pier 33, having been to Alcatraz, off Filbert and Sansome Rd (near to Levi Plaza). We walked up so as to continue our climb up to Coit Tower. The steps lead up to very pretty houses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BlurredPhoto100
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Great vistas of the surrounds are to be had while ascending this exhilarating stairway. With steps that are clean and well maintained, it was an enjoyable saunter.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We had trouble finding the steps, not sure what side to go to find them and signs in the area non existent. We read there were birds in the gardens, but we didn't see any on our visit. Lovely views and worth paying to go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kirstynz7
Reviewed 11 October 2018

easy to find with google maps, close to north beach and coit tower..great views, variety of homes..good break from more standard tourist spots..31 alta is the oldest house in sf

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank georgia h
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Long visiting this "attraction". Well worth the time. I would start by taking an uber or taxi to the top of telegraph hill then walkign down the steps, which is an official "street". Views on the way down are amazing and so are the little...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank J3400GWmichaelp
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Probably the most picturesque section of SF in my opinion. I dont know exactly how many steps to Coit Tower but its a lot and well worth it. You are walking through a neighborhood on a hill that it seems the residents only way of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Financial District
The Financial District lies just east of Chinatown but
can seem a world apart given it’s San Francisco’s
version of Wall Street. The rush of business people
make up a hectic weekday and add to a frenetic pace of
life, but visitors who spend a few hours walking the
narrow streets will be rewarded with fine examples of
historic and contemporary architecture, including the
iconic Transamerica Pyramid. After business hours,
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10 April 2017|
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Response from labonvoyer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the address is but if you go to Coit Tower, both sets of stairs are on the street just below I believe. Since that is well known it will be easy to find and then you can ask someone if needed. Also if you are... More
7 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant changed hands (don't know when) and became the Dalla Torre. The Dalla Torre closed in 2006 and the site was converted to a private residence.
25 October 2016|
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Response from JeriLG | Reviewed this property |
600 but they are broken into three sections. It is easy to stop on the way and catch your breath if you need to. On the other side there is also Jack Early Park. It has a great vista with both bridges within one view... More