Venue Details

Downtown San Francisco via San Francisco Journeys
The northeast corner of Market and Montgomery Streets in front of Fidelity Investments 8 Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94104
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4.9 / 5 Rated by 49 members
Review from April Alexander
Red Velvet 177 events 48 reviews

We LOVED our guide and we LOVED this terrific tour through neighborhoods and areas of San Francisco! If you are not very familiar with the city but want to see it all (safely) and confidently, this is the way to do it! GREAT DAY! Funnny and...continued

reviewed Jun 22 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from blackstaffx
Red Velvet 164 events 14 reviews

Fantastic experience! Monika is true SF historian- her passion for the city shows in her tour! Thank you Monika for a wonderful day!

reviewed Mar 22 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from Janice Micha
Red Velvet 31 events 7 reviews

Monika Trobits was an outstanding tour leader. She is very knowledgeable, fun to spend the day with, energetic, and personable. I learned so much about San Francisco: the history, architecture, culture, people, politics and transportation. We...continued

reviewed Aug 25 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from donaldmdavis
Red Velvet 152 events 2 reviews

Excellent tour! I purchased this tour with the thought of providing a good overview of SF for a visiting friend who has a professional background in historical preservation and architecture. Monica's in depth knowledge of history and accuracy of...continued

reviewed Oct 27 2012 report as inappropriate
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This is an all-day tour — it lasts for approximately 7 hours and 30 minutes and is a combination of walking and public transportation. Lunch break will be at approximately 1 p.m. It’s recommended that tour attendees eat a breakfast of quality and substance prior to the start of the tour.

To enjoy this walking tour, you must be able to walk up and down stairs, and up two separate moderate-size hills. For your comfort and safety, please wear comfortable, closed-toe walking shoes (no flip-flops or loose sandals). San Francisco has many micro-climates, so dress in layers. Wearing sunscreen and, perhaps, a hat or a visor is a good idea. Also, bring water, a camera and lunch money, and be ready to enjoy a fun day.

This tour is suitable for adults and children, ages 14 and older. It is not suitable for younger children.There will be restroom stops along the way.

All public transit costs incurred during the course of the tour for streetcars and buses are the responsibility of tour attendees. Tour attendees also assume the costs for lunch and entry to the Mission Dolores. Please bring cash for these expenses (dollar bills recommended for public transportation).

Please note there is a security bag check at San Francisco’s City Hall (accessible on weekdays only).

There is no smoking, and no pets are allowed.

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