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Clearing up Napier myths

I live in the North Beach section of San Francisco, in the shadow of Telegraph Hill, where Napier... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
San Francisco, California
a jungle in the city!

Do not miss this steps into the jungle just off the Coit Tower, a Little jungle alcove complete... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
23 Apr 2017
“Clearing up Napier myths”
18 May 2016
“a jungle in the city!”
Napier Lane, San Francisco, CA
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I live in the North Beach section of San Francisco, in the shadow of Telegraph Hill, where Napier Lane is, on the east slope of the Hill on the Filbert Steps. Friends of mine live on Napier Lane. If you are descending the Filbert Steps,...More

1  Thank Smartlight9
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Do not miss this steps into the jungle just off the Coit Tower, a Little jungle alcove complete with bird sounds. My favourite discovery in San Francisco.

Thank BBES
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Walking down from the tower to the water was unexpectedly beautiful. This little path winds through a residential area with lots of natural beauty, just look out for the slugs. Step on one and slip and fall!

Thank texasotan
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Napier Lane in the early 80's was a serene, magical, destination. A shaded respite from the heat of the city. It was planted in total growth of naturalized shade plants of ALL types and populated by many dozens of healthy, possibly feral cats, that lazed...More

1  Thank GayH
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Well, I passed Napier Lane several times climbing the Filbert Steps (it is a small walking "street" off the Filbert Steps that leads to some more residences); never thought that it was very interesting, but then I saw the review saying it is a "4"...More

2  Thank bbb57aolcom
North Beach / Telegraph Hill
The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, the sounds
of opera, and the sights of the romantic Italian
ristorante come together to create the charming
neighbourhood of North Beach, once the stomping
grounds for the Beatnik Generation. Although parts of
North Beach are known for nightlife that’s not always
suitable for younger visitors, few neighbourhoods in
the city exude as much European charm and style.
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