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Address: Mount Sutro, San Francisco, CA
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Towering at 977 feet, this self-supporting steel structure transmits...

Towering at 977 feet, this self-supporting steel structure transmits television and radio broadcasts to the general public.

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Could This Be A Retro Rebirth Of An Old RKO Feature?

Standing high atop a hill in San Francisco The Sutro Tower thrust up into the sky. With it’s antenna buzzing, it sends out signals of communications. Most of the cities radio and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

You can see it from all over the city so you don't need to go up there to get up close. You can't really touch it anyways.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Standing high atop a hill in San Francisco The Sutro Tower thrust up into the sky. With it’s antenna buzzing, it sends out signals of communications. Most of the cities radio and television stations are spread from this imposing 970-foot tower. Looking like a modern descendant of classic Noir cinema, it broadcasts its messages as it straddles the Earth. It... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Sutro Tower can be seen from many places in San Francisco, and it is certainly worth keeping an eye out for this tower while in the city. It is not worth going to visit it. It's a cell phone tower. If you are interested in getting a closer look at it, go to Twin Peaks, which is a hill that... More 

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El Cajon, California
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

When I was a kid, about 9 years old, I'm 80 years now. I played and shot arrows at targets in the Sherwood Forest. An Archery walking park in Sutro Forest. The tower was built on the steepest part of Sutro Forest. The rest of it was torn down to build homes, a SHAME. I believe it was built by... More 

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Sutro Tower standing at 977 feet is near Clarendon Heights area in San Francisco. It rises from a hill between Twin Peaks and Mount Sutro. It is a prominent part of the city skyline. It is also a landmark. Also visitors and local benefit greatly from Sutro tower if one (like me) watches TV. I took this picture of Sutro... More 

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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Although you can only get so close, it is a nice quick walk over from Twin Peaks to have a look at this massive structure.

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