Historical tour in San Francisco
Ever wondered why San Francisco is called “Everyone’s Favorite City”? Kick off the tour with a scenic stroll down Nob Hill. A centerpiece of liberal arts and culture. Multiple car chases took place here – both real & film. Even Hitchcock shot his masterpiece, Vertigo here. Let our local guide take you even deeper into the Bay Area’s centerpiece. Get a drop of heaven in one of America’s largest churches. The thrilling labyrinths of Grace Cathedral. Explore the nuts and bolts of the Cable Car Museum. Dive into the history of this mass transit system. And plenty more waiting for you behind the curtains. San Francisco is a movie set that’s come to life.
- Professional local tour guide services
Route & Duration
You will explore one of the wealthiest and most privileged areas of San Francisco. The gothic-style architecture will impress you.
Fairmont San Francisco
The Fairmont was the place to “see and be seen”. Its impressive Art-Deco supper club, the Venetian Room, was where hotel guests could rub shoulders with celebrities.
The cathedral is famed for its mosaics by Jan Henryk De Rosen, a replica of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, two labyrinths, varied stained glass windows, Keith Haring AIDS Chapel altarpiece, and medieval and contemporary furnishings, as well as its forty-four bell carillon, three organs, and choirs.
Cable Car Museum
The cable speed is 9 1/2 MPH according to the museum site. There are currently 40 cars in service: 28 "single-enders" serve the Powell Street routes and 12 "double-enders" serve the California Street route.
The main entrance of Grace Cathedral (1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.