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Cable Cars, San Francisco

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Explore San Francisco's historical downtown with a ride on Cable Cars. Established in the mid-19th century, three of the original 23 cable lines are still running. Passengers can travel along the steep streets and admire some of the city’s most iconic monuments and neighborhoods. Hop on the trolley and enjoy the rumbling scenic ride up Hyde Street or down to Fisherman’s Wharf, soaking in views of the expansive San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Learn more about this remarkable transportation system with a visit to the Cable Car Museum. Combination tickets offer unlimited rides on the system along with admission to many of the city’s museums. To visit Cable Cars on your trip to San Francisco, use our San Francisco day trip site .
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  • For every visitor is simply a must. Continue to run a couple of stops and then enter a tip if it has a lot of people at the beginning
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  • It is the tourist attraction of San Francisco but better not be pressed, it will stop often and sometimes more than 10 minutes! Better to take the days where it's not too nice (which is quite frequent in San Francisco) there is no tail to mount
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