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“Not efficient but a lot of fun!”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
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Owner description: Since 1873, cable cars have run up and down the hilly city, though after the 1950s, these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. Seventeen miles of track remain and have been deemed a historical landmark.
Reviewed 11 March 2012

They are overpriced, but you got to take a ride. Fun to watch the operators. They get a workout.

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Reviewed 11 March 2012

drivers very funny they made it more enjoyable. when it san fran you must ride the cable cars.

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

Best way to see them ohter than a totla tourist induglence- the drivers are expert- city beautiful and history great, but you can only take so much

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

As the only operating cable car system in the world, S.F.'s cable cars are a "must do" event while visiting "The City". Not only are they of great historical significance of the City's past, they're a quaint and practical way to get around if you wish to go where they do. And if you wish to go where they don't, the 1,3, or 7 days passes sold by the system allow for use on all city buses as well. The passes are a great value relative to the cost of a single ride. The two main lines start at Market and Powell and ran right past our hotel at Union Square making their use very convenient. I highly recommend at least one ride each time one is in "The City".

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Reviewed 10 March 2012

The best value in San Francisco.We had a 3 day pass and our first trip of the day was 0630.The opportunity to lean out and video the city was sensational.

Thank Pete614
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