San Francisco, United States

Exciting Downtown San Francisco

Exciting Downtown San Francisco

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18 tour stops

1

Embarcadero

San Francisco's most important and renowned waterfront spot

13 min
2

The Invention of Television

The story behind the invention of Television

5 min
3

Colt Tower

The story of Lillie Hitchcock-Coit and a Tower

6 min
4

Washington Square Park

Did you know that it was a morgue and refugee camp after the 1906 earthquake?

4 min
5

North Beach

San Francisco's Little Italy was also the historic center of the beatnik subculture

15 min
6

The History Of North Beach

Another angle of this fascinating neighborhood by poet, Chris Pray

5 min
7

Condor Club

This is the birthplace of topless and bottomless dancing in America

4 min
8

Barbary Coast

One of San Francisco's original red-light districts

11 min
9

The Golden Dragon Massacre

The most infamous incident in the history of Chinatown

7 min
10

Emperor Norton

The self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States

4 min
11

Old St. Mary's Cathedral

The first Roman Catholic Cathedral built on the West Coast

3 min
12

Wells Fargo Museum

Black Bart was Wells Fargo's most exasperating, albeit charming, stagecoach robber

6 min
13

Chinatown

The oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside Asia

15 min
14

Nob Hill

Was renamed after the CP Railroad's Big Four, called the Nobs, built mansions there

14 min
15

Union Square & 1906 Quake

Name came from rallies and support for the Union Army during the American Civil War

12 min
16

Maiden Lane

In the 1800's, the most notorious and debauched street in all of San Francisco

3 min
17

Lotta's Fountain

Lotta's Fountain once provided water to the thirsty city dwellers of San Francisco

7 min
18

San Francisco's Cable Cars

The story of the famous cable cars of San Francisco

8 min

Overview

Discover the history of San Francisco and its most popular neighbourhoods through interviews with local storytellers and historians. Follow the footpaths of famous San Francisco legends and see the city through the eyes of the many diverse people who call this place home.

Itinerary 7.6 km / 3:30

Offline map included

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