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Alamo Square

Alamo Square
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Type of Attraction
City Parks & Gardens, Neighborhoods
Interests That Apply
Architecture, Local Culture, Photography, Outdoors
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Price: Free
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Dirt/off-road walking
Notes: The park is located at the top of a steep hill.
Water/Drinks: NOT available at this attraction or nearby.
Eating: This is NOT a good place to get a meal or snack.
Restrooms: Not Available
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Hayes & Steiner Sts
(between Scott & Steiner, Fulton & Hayes)
San Francisco, CA 94117


Hailed as one of the most photographed nooks in all of San Francisco, this park is located on the slopes of one of the city's infamous hillsides, affording picturesque views of the downtown area--including the iconic TransAmerica Building on clear days. In the foreground of your view will be the row of "Painted Ladies," six brightly colored and beautifully well-kept Queen Anne houses, instantly recognizable to anyone who's seen the opening credits to the hit-but-defunct sitcom Full House. Swing by for a quick snapshot, or stick around to enjoy what is one of San Francisco's very fine parks, a quiet retreat from the bustling city all around you.

Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Notes: Alamo Square is best viewed during daylight hours.
Visit Time: 1hr-1.5hr
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free


Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers


Best Modes of Transportation: Automobile/Car Bus Taxi Walking
Parking Availability: Limited
Notes: Parking in this area is very limited. Pay close attention to street signs to avoid fines!

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