The sprawling, gritty and sunny Mission District may be a popular place to live, but the neighborhood is all but unknown to San Francisco visitors. Starting at the Golden Fire Hydrant -- the Mission's only working hydrant after the 1906 earthquake and the center of efforts to save the city -- this tour gives you a taste of one of the most diverse sections of the city. You'll head through Liberty Hill, which contains some of the city's most beautiful Victorian homes and see Valencia Street's vibrant murals, hidden gardens, The Women's Building and the B'nai David Temple. You'll stop at the birthplace of the burrito, where you'll have time to try one for yourself before traversing the frenetic 16th and Valencia area on your way to the Mission Francisco De Asis, the oldest building in San Francisco. Sample this quirky, hip neighborhood with your knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide on the Explore the Mission walking tour.
Please note that the $6 admission to the Mission Dolores is not included with this offer.
Lunch is not included; however, there will be time allotted for lunch, and there are many delicious and inexpensive options in the area.
Tour guide gratuity is not included in the ticket price.
Although most of the walk is over flat land or downhill, the walk up Liberty Hill is steep.