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Telegraph Hill, Greenwich & Sansome, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After taking the Filbert Steps up Telegraph Hill, I took the Greenwich Steps down. They were much straight forward to go down as they were just broken into two segments (had a little problem finding the second section but followed some locals). The stairs are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were waking from Coit Tower down Greenwich Steps and heard loud birds....wild parrots! Turns out the parrot flock began around 1990 when one pair of escaped cherry-headed conures found an ecological niche on Telegraph Hill. Now there are thousands! So cool!

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Walk down Telegraph Hill on these steps and enjoy some great views of houses perched hillside and the Bay below. You end up in a lively business area with some good places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Relaxing hill climbing on a natural scale from Pier7 to Coit tower. You will enjoy the awesome sculpture hidden in the natural gardens along the up!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diuxenio
Reviewed 21 August 2018

By itself probably not worth five stars, but it gets it as the icing on the cake combined with a trip to Mo's Grill on Grant Ave and Coit Tower. The steps tumble down the east-side of the San Francisco elevation, finishing in Sansome St.,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TomGSt_Albans
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We had a walking tour printout that took us up the Greenwich Steps, and we're so glad it did -- a real oasis. There is so much wildlife and so much to see on your way up the Steps.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank snowythepyro
Reviewed 13 July 2018

To be honest, I meant for us to walk down Filbert Steps, but we started down Greenwich Steps instead. I'm not sure if there is a huge difference or not since we never made it to Filbert, but, Greenwich was beautiful and interesting. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frank D
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

After ascending the Filbert steps to get to Coit tower I had planned on going back via the same route, however I stumbled on the Greenwich steps almost entirely by accident. They are a nice little oasis in the middle of bustling SF, and although...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank df86
Reviewed 25 March 2018

The Greenwich Street steps may start at the top of Greenwich Street and go to the base of Coit Tower, but there are other steps from the bottom, close to Embarcadero, up to Grant Street. So you can climb an awful lot of stairs from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank maserk
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I love the views from Coit Tower and I just discovered the best way to get there...The Greenwich Steps. Not sure how many steps, 400+ is my guess...and its waaaaaaaaay easier going down. Great way to get to Coit Tower...get a little exercise and see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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