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Union Square
Post and Powell San Francisco, CA 94102
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Rated by 114 members
S. Y. Liu
Review from S. Y. Liu
Red Velvet 123 events 57 reviews

An excellent tour. I learned a lot more about the history of San Francisco, and stories of the Barbary Coast. New spots in SF that I have never seen, and the tour even included a wonderful Puccini aria sung on the street.

reviewed Nov 03 2012 report as inappropriate
Andrea Laudate
Review from Andrea Laudate
Red Velvet 93 events 49 reviews

it was a great talk and we had a wonderful time listening to all the stories

reviewed Oct 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Kenyon Brown
Review from Kenyon Brown
658 events 377 reviews

Learned many things, saw new things, got a little exercise and laughed a bit. Very nice way to spend a few hours.

reviewed Jun 07 2014 report as inappropriate
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The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours and covers two miles.

Leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome to attend with ticketed owners.

You’ll learn about: Emperor Norton, the man and the myths • Union Square • The St. Francis Hotel • Maiden Lane • Lotta’s Fountain • The 1906 earthquake and fire • Bummer & Lazarus • The Palace Hotel • Jackson Square • The Barbary Coast • Portsmouth Square • and much more!

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