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Filbert Steps

Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco Urban Hike: Coit Tower, Lombard Street and North Beach
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A 284 foot wooden-step walkway leading up to the top of Telegraph Hill.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“telegraph hill” (53 reviews)
“coit tower” (188 reviews)
“great workout” (11 reviews)
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Sansome St. & Filbert St., San Francisco, CA
Financial District
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"telegraph hill"
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"coit tower"
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"great workout"
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"wild parrots"
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"sansome street"
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"wooden steps"
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"catch your breath"
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"take your time"
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"well worth the effort"
in 7 reviews
"both sides"
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"beautiful walk"
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"views are spectacular"
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"unique experience"
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"take pictures"
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"bay bridge"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area, make sure you experience this. You can loop it into a trip to Coit Tower and the entire thing is pretty neat. We really enjoyed it!

Thank James G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best way to get to Coit tower and while, not as famous or crowded as Lombard St. Still a good walk

Thank Stephen D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Filbert Steps are located in the Historic District and exploring the little byways is fun. The neighborhood is charming and the views of the city and the bay are spectacular. This part of SF is beautiful.....I was looking for the parrots that live in...More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great route to coit tower, check out the staircase walk book for San Francisco. Great walks with background and history included in the book

1  Thank TruBritinUSA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed to keep reminding myself to STOP, and enjoy the view at each landing. The climb is not as difficult as it looks, and the view from the top is worth it.

Thank 22Senior_travels
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It will be easier to take a bus to the top and then walk down rather than walking UP! Take it slow. Bring a bottle of water. Do NOT carry heavy packages. Slow..styop and enjoy the view all the way up (or down) and at...More

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

There are some wonderful views as you make your way up or down these stairs - but there's a lot of them. A lot. I'm not the most fit person around. Reality is, I'm a lazy fat b*st*rd, so this was hard. If you're not...More

3  Thank BagmanNZ
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

So nice to see the view from there. Cute houses on the way. A lot of steps though, so make sure to put good shoes on.

Thank Catharina29
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

After a visit to the Coit tower it is easy to go down the Filbert Steps. Such wonderful, partly hanging gardens are hidden here. Gardeners at work under no so easy circumstances. Must be nice to live here.

Thank Alexander102013
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

When you look up from the bottom it is a bit deceiving because you actually only see a small portion of the steps though looking up you realize the Coit Tower is well above the area you can see. Well, 366 steps later and a...More

1  Thank Raymond G
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779netad
9 April 2017|
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Response from labonvoyer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the address is but if you go to Coit Tower, both sets of stairs are on the street just below I believe. Since that is well known it will be easy to find and then you can ask someone if needed. Also if you are... More
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Oldmommy65
6 January 2017|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant changed hands (don't know when) and became the Dalla Torre. The Dalla Torre closed in 2006 and the site was converted to a private residence.
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rosbeli
24 October 2016|
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Response from JeriLG | Reviewed this property |
600 but they are broken into three sections. It is easy to stop on the way and catch your breath if you need to. On the other side there is also Jack Early Park. It has a great vista with both bridges within one view... More
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