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“Overrated”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
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US$89.00*
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San Francisco CityPASS
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Since 1873, cable cars have run up and down the hilly city, though after the 1950s, these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. Seventeen miles of track remain and have been deemed a historical landmark.
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Well, I know the cable cars are famous, and ok, when you're out there take a ride, and we did, but for me it is not such a big deal. When there's a big line, skip the whole thing I would say.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Don't visit San Francisco without riding one of these beautiful and historic cable cars! These iconic symbols of the city are AWESOME!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Danny M
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Our Conductor was very rude, kinda put a damper on the cable care ride. Car was very full could not move around at all. Di not allow us to take photos

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michaelnL6086PC
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Waited in line for about 30 minutes to take our cable car ride. It was exciting once you are seated until the pack more people into the car to block your view. This made it hard to take in the sites. The experience of being on a cable car and seeing how the operate was pretty cool, However try to find a less crowded time to enjoy, if possible.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank M H
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

If your going to San Francisco it's a must do. Suggest early morning as by midday hundreds of people trying to get on. The Hyde Powell is particularly busy.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Steve W
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