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Nob Hill, San Francisco

Explore the elegant neighborhood of Nob Hill, boasting superb views and a location conveniently close to downtown San Francisco. A few charred stone walls around the area serve as a testament to its destruction during an earthquake and fires in 1906. Historically an upper-class quarter, it remains so today, boasting a striking cathedral and hotel rebuilt after the earthquake--plus one dizzyingly steep street. The sharp inclines throughout the neighborhood can be a challenge, but cable cars will help you along the way. After sightseeing, explore the many popular restaurants, clubs, and bars, or relax outside in the city parks. Add Nob Hill and other attractions to your San Francisco trip itinerary using our San Francisco itinerary builder site .
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  • A place to see the best of San Francisco. The atmosphere is a bit of a unique experience.
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  • A good workout walking up there if you don’t catch a tram. Nice to walk though as there is some pretty funky architecture to look at and the views of the harbour are pretty spectacular too.  more »

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