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Towering at 977 feet, this self-supporting steel structure transmits television and radio broadcasts to the general public.
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good27%
  • Average37%
  • Poor27%
  • Terrible0%
20 Nov 2017
“DOMINATE TOWER IN THE SF HILLS”
26 Feb 2018
“Interesting structure...”
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Mount Sutro, San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were in the Castro neighborhood and noticed a distinct structure on tshirts and works of art and finally asked a shop keeper what that was. He took us outside and pointed to this tower located a distance away high up on a hill. He...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Nice views from up here, including the GGB, parking is free and a nice path around the tower area to walk on.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Not really much to say other than "it's a tower". Do not drive up just to see the tower. Not really a tourist attraction. You can see it from all over the city. However, if you plan to visit twin peaks you'll get an up...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

You can see it from all over the city so you don't need to go up there to get up close. You can't really touch it anyways.

Thank Alzor S
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Standing high atop a hill in San Francisco The Sutro Tower thrust up into the sky. With it’s antenna buzzing, it sends out signals of communications. Most of the cities radio and television stations are spread from this imposing 970-foot tower. Looking like a modern...More

Thank RSNN
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Sutro Tower can be seen from many places in San Francisco, and it is certainly worth keeping an eye out for this tower while in the city. It is not worth going to visit it. It's a cell phone tower. If you are interested in...More

Thank Priscilla B
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

When I was a kid, about 9 years old, I'm 80 years now. I played and shot arrows at targets in the Sherwood Forest. An Archery walking park in Sutro Forest. The tower was built on the steepest part of Sutro Forest. The rest of...More

Thank PCPA855
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Reviewed 14 August 2014

Sutro Tower standing at 977 feet is near Clarendon Heights area in San Francisco. It rises from a hill between Twin Peaks and Mount Sutro. It is a prominent part of the city skyline. It is also a landmark. Also visitors and local benefit greatly...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2012

Although you can only get so close, it is a nice quick walk over from Twin Peaks to have a look at this massive structure.

Thank Kiwibirdman
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