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Monument tower overlooking San Francisco. Tower includes murals from 1934 showing California business, agriculture and home life of the period. 360 Degree viewing platform at top of 212 ft tower.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
1 Telegraph Hill Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94133-3106
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
+1 415-488-7772
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Reviewed today

But that's not to say don't go. It's just, if you're willing to wait a little while for the number 39 bus then do it as it takes you straight there, otherwise, if you're feeling energetic, then you can either take the steps or do...More

Thank NYCBabeRomford
Reviewed yesterday

We saw that tower once we drove into downtown San Francisco and decided we wanted to go check it out. There is very limited parking, 15 about 15-20 spots at the actual tower, the rest of the parking you need to drive around to try...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Coit tower sites atop Telegraph hill. Its a steep and tough walk uphill, so we took a Lyft to the top of Telegraph and saved the walk for downhill. The top of the hill offers great views of the GG bridge and Oakland bridge, but...More

Thank marbenPa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go here and see an incredible view! Climb the tower for an even better view! Pick a day without fog!

Thank Landyeng
Reviewed 3 days ago

horrible little place right up on a steep hill ,gift shop terrible would only go there again if had nothing else to do ,very boring

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the view of this at night. This was one of the prominent features of the San Francisco skyline and it was pretty to see lit up.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome views and very beautiful area. Parking can be hard but well worth the wait. Go to top of tower. And make sure you look at all the murals downstairs.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 4 days ago

We hiked up to Coit Tower from Chinatown. There are really good views from the park around the tower. We walked the grounds and then went inside, paid and took the elevator up to the top. First of all, it's windy. They have three windows...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't take the car - take the stairs! There are a lot of them (c. 500) but well worth the climb - the views of the City and the Bay are superb

Thank giffnockman
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked up the back way - my wife was trying to find a way up that didn't involve going up hill. News flash: There are few places in San Francisco that aren't up or down or down and up hills. (We ended up going...More

Thank AvWriter
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North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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Josephine B
25 March 2018|
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Response from garyp281 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read what is written on the website, and, if you don't trust what you read, email (or call if you can locate a number), and ask?!
21 January 2017|
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Response from Steve J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what these people are talking about. I wish people wouldn't answer questions if they really do not know the answer, but... You absolutely can pre-purchase a ticket for a specific date and time. With that ticket... More
22 June 2016|
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Response from Jgray0615 | Reviewed this property |
The only way is the elevator . But if you want steps, you could walk up the 483 steps from Filbert to get to the tower itself! We did it and we are 60+ . And yes, we were happy to see the elevator inside. They also give a... More