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51 Star Starred
Union Square
Geary and Powell San Francisco, CA 94102
415-644-8513
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Elaine Yastishock
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Ask Emperor Norton for restaurant recommendations for after the walk--he knows everything!
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20 reviews
34 stars
attended Mar 29 2012

Norton is a good example of what the city has to offer: it's full of generous and eccentric people! Let Norton lead you in SF with lots of historical facts and tales. You may feel it's odd to follow someone with an outfit in the streets, but it's...continued

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attended Jun 07 2014

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

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124 reviews
32 stars
attended Apr 20 2013

Great tour! Led by the Emperor himself, no less. Interesting and fun San Francisco tid bits, many I had never heard nor seen before though I've lived here a while and been on other tours. Perhaps a tad long (3 hours) but you can't say he...continued

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Website

http://www.emperornortontour.com

Description

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!