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Union Square
Post and Powell San Francisco, CA 94102
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 113 members
Bob Jackson
Review from Bob Jackson
Red Velvet 172 events 78 reviews

Enjoyable and informative. Definitely worth taking.

reviewed Oct 02 2014 report as inappropriate
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 87 events 47 reviews

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

reviewed Oct 13 2012 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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