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Rooftop History & Lore Walking Tour of San Francisco

California Preservation Foundation

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Highlights

You will visit the top privately-owned public open spaces in San Francisco, with rooftop views of the Palace Hotel, Hobart Building, Hearst Building, and more. A knowledgeable guide will tell you about the legends and lore surrounding San Francisco’s “Times Square,” once home to three of the city’s major newspapers. Along the way we’ll test your knowledge of architecture and San Francisco History. We’ll end the tour with a visit San Francisco’s tallest publicly accessible rooftop (POPOS), where you’ll have a panoramic view of downtown.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ferry Building Marketplace, 1 Ferry Building The Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94111-4209

Elevated view of Ferry Building.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Transamerica Pyramid, 600 Montgomery St Financial District, San Francisco, CA 94111-2702

You will have an elevated, rooftop view of this landmark.

Stop At: Crocker Galleria, 50 Post St b/t Lick Pl & Kearny St, Financial District, San Francisco, CA 94104-4546

You will walk inside this indoor courtyard with rooftop views from each side.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102-9991

You will have a view of this landmark from the city's highest public rooftop.

Pass By: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), 151 3rd St Enter on Howard or Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-3107

You will have a rooftop view of this site from the highest publicly open rooftop in the city.

Stop At: Hallidie Building, 130 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA

You will have a stop at this spot with a view from a nearby rooftop.

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Inclusions
  • Public transportation pass provided


Departure Point
Embarcadero Plaza, Market St &, Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA


Departure Time
2:00 PM

Duration
3 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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