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3 Star Starred
North Beach
Meet in front of the CityLights Bookstore 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway San Francisco, CA 94133
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Wear comfortable shoes. Although there aren't many of SF's famous hills on this tour, you will be walking!
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There are lots of great places for lunch after the tour.
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"Explore North Beach"
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attended Feb 02 2013

we felt it was too expensive for the type of tour. The tour guide came late and some of the time we couldn't hear her talking: she spoke as we walked. She was knowledgeable and it was a nice day, ok event

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attended May 10 2013

I've lived in the Bay Area all my life so it was a surprise to find out so much I hadn't known before! Our guide was very entertaining, telling delightful tales from the old, rootin'-tootin' San Francisco, including little-known tidbits such as...continued

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attended Aug 17 2013

Regular tour guide had a baby so substitute guide sent. She was delightful, but knew next to nothing about the tour. Waste of time. They offered to reschedule us but we were tourists leaving the next day and couldn't reschedule. They should...continued

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Tour length is between two and two-and-a-half hours. There will be opportunities for bathroom breaks and purchasing snacks and refreshments.

Tourgoers are discouraged from bringing infants and small children, as this is a walking tour.

Strippers and prostitutes are discussed during the tour, so parental discretion is advised for children under the age of 16.

Tour guide gratuity is not included.

About the Ticket Supplier: Explore San Francisco

After you’ve seen the tourist attractions, come explore San Francisco with us and see the city as a local. Be at the table for a one-time only pop up restaurant. Shop the boutiques of Pacific Heights. Take a leisurely stroll through Chinatown and North Beach and eat where the locals eat. Experience a wine tour without leaving the city. See wild flocks of parrots.Have a cup of coffee where Jack Kerouac sat.
Visit a Buddhist monastery, a chocolate factory. Savor the flavors of the Mission District and then visit it’s world famous murals. And if you really want to we’ll take you to the lunch truck that serves up insects.