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Lombard Street, San Francisco

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Scenic Walking Area · Landmark
Venture along the zigzagging curves and steep hills of Lombard Street, the “crookedest” street in the world. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the winding street zigzags downhill past a number of historical Victorian homes and colorful gardens, making it one of the city’s most iconic streets. Take the cable car to the top of the hill and then wander down the street on foot to stop and admire the stately mansions, blooming flowers, and stunning views of the surrounding city. Plan your visit to Lombard Street and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our San Francisco trip builder website.
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  • We drove our own car down it. What a rush. Would recommend it to everyone if you are able. The street car went by it and we decided we had to go down it.  more »
  • While no one can deny that Lombard Street is entirely unique, I found it somewhat anticlimactic. I'm not sure what I expected but the WOW factor just wasn't there for me. That being said, I am not...  more »
  • Really interesting, although a really short street. The homes are really beautiful, and one can get an incredible aerobic workout walking up and down those hills! The pic I took was from a perfectly level camera ... thought the car was gonna tip over. The more I see of San Francisco the more I appreciate the beauty, design, architecture and ingenuity that was put in to present such a masterpiece which is San Francisco.
  • Descending down Lombard street in a car was a pleasing experience. There's a great vantage point, colorful flowers, and many people walking down it taking pictures. The road is quite windy with many visitors and pedestrians. Cool place to visit in SF.

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