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Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

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Brave San Francisco’s dark and ghostly past during this walking tour of haunted San Francisco. After meeting at the city’s famous Union Square (after dark, of course), a local guide escorts you down haunted alleys, through mysterious hotels, and around historic street corners. Stand where the Zodiac Killer met his final victim, learn of paranormal activity following mysterious deaths, visit the site of Tessie Wall’s storied brothel, hear about Gold Rush–era hauntings, and how the Black Plague ravaged the city twice. Your tour ends back near Union Square. This tour is not recommended for children under 10.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
Price varies by group size
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$38.00
Price varies by group size

Great storytelling

Lisa was a great storyteller. We enjoyed the walk and the information. Would like it if we were taken to a few visible gravestones as the story states you can see them around the city.

Leslie_F, Mar 2020

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 San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Discover the famed architecture of San Francisco on an architecture walking tour with a guide. See the Painted Ladies and other Victorian gems as you learn about the Queen Anne style and more. Plus, pass by homes where celebrities such as Robin Williams and Francis Ford Coppola have lived and homes you may recognize from movies like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Princess Diaries."
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.00
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$32.00

Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

Art and Architecture Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown

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Explore two of San Francisco's most distinctive neighborhoods side-by-side on a walking tour of Chinatown and Union Square. Learn the fascinating history behind the oldest Chinatown in the United States, and be immersed in the city’s contrasting cultures as you stroll alongside cable cars through Union Square’s chic hotels, architectural landmarks, and luxury boutiques.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour

San Francisco Movie Sights City Tour

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With its iconic hills, architecture, bridge and bay, it’s no wonder so many movies have been filmed in San Francisco. See filming locations from more than 55 productions—from blockbusters like ‘San Andreas’ to family favorites like ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’—on this movie sites tour from Fisherman’s Wharf. Watch clips on the tour bus as you pass by the real locations with an informative actor-turned-guide who shares stories about the city and cinema history.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Madame Tussauds and San Francisco Dungeon Combo

Madame Tussauds and San Francisco Dungeon Combo

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Grab a photo with your favorite celebrity lookalike at Madame Tussauds and get your adrenaline pumping at the San Francisco Dungeon. Head over to Fisherman’s Wharf and wander through the six interactive areas of incredible wax figures, from the Oval Office to Hollywood. Then experience the dark past of San Francisco during the actor-led experience of The Dungeon, featuring two rides.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

History and Architecture Walking Tour of San Francisco Financial District

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Harken back to San Francisco’s days as a Gold Rush boomtown on a 2-hour walking tour of the Financial District, once known as the rowdy Barbary Coast of California. Hear tales of buried ships, fortune hunters, and Wild West saloons as you explore the city’s former waterfront, and learn how it transformed into the business hub of modern-day San Francisco.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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SF Ghosts Walking Tour

SF Ghosts Walking Tour

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SF Ghosts Walking Tour is the best choice for newcomers to learn more about San Francisco's rich history. Our guides will safely conduct you around the darkened streets, unfolding tales of mystery, terror, and tragedy. You will have plenty of opportunities to see with your own eyes the otherworldly power of the Golden City.
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  • 1 hour
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$22.59
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$22.59

San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch

San Francisco Chinatown Walking Tour with Optional Lunch

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Dive deep into one of San Francisco’s most historic neighborhoods on this Chinatown walking tour. From paper lanterns to medicinal herbs to a fortune cookie factory, explore both popular and lesser-known gems in this bustling district with an in-the-know guide. See sights including a Buddhist temple, and upgrade, if you wish, to include a 9-course lunch of dim sum for an even more memorable experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Madame Tussauds General Admission

Madame Tussauds General Admission

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Purchase your ticket ahead of time for guaranteed admission to Madame Tussauds San Francisco. See famous figures from San Francisco and around the world at this popular attraction including Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and George Clooney.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Skip the Line: Exploratorium Admission Ticket - After Dark Thursday Evenings

Skip the Line: Exploratorium Admission Ticket - After Dark Thursday Evenings

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Every Thursday evening, one of San Francisco's premier museums opens up its doors for an After Dark gathering of the coolest kind. The Exploratorium transforms into an adults-only intellectual playground, welcoming everyone 18 and older to dance, mingle, and explore while sipping on cocktails (added cost) and participating in the museum's ongoing advances in art, science, and technology while enjoying spectacular views of the Bay Bridge and San Francisco Bay. With mobile tickets, skip the line and simply scan your phone for direct entry in the Exploratorium.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.95
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$19.95

San Francisco Chinatown Ghost Walking Tour

San Francisco Chinatown Ghost Walking Tour

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Experience the supernatural side of one of the city’s most famous neighborhoods on this San Francisco ghost tour. During this evening walking tour, you’ll explore the streets of Chinatown with a guide, who fills you in on the spirits said to haunt this historic area. Hear chilling tales and mysteries, and enjoy an alternative way to discover Chinatown.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

San Francisco Ghost Tour

San Francisco Ghost Tour

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Book Directly With San Francisco Ghosts and save $5/person. San Francisco Ghosts Walking Tour is the best choice for newcomers to learn more about San Francisco's rich history. Our guides will safely conduct you around the darkened streets, unfolding tales of mystery, terror, and tragedy. You will have plenty of opportunities to see with your own eyes the otherworldly power of the Golden City.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.09
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$24.09

History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

History and Architecture Walking Tour of Nob Hill

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Uncover the scandalous, high-society history of San Francisco's most illustrious hill on a walking tour of Nob Hill. Hear the stories behind the grand hotels and stately mansions built by the city's powerful 19th-century business tycoons and politicians, and learn how the advent of the cable car and the disastrous 1906 earthquake shaped one of the city’s most affluent neighborhoods.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown Private or Group Tour

Alcatraz Island Ticket with Chinatown Private or Group Tour

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This tour of Alcatraz and Chinatown lets you explore two quintessential San Francisco attractions without worrying about complicated travel logistics. Ideal for busy travelers who want to fit in the top sites without spending time booking tickets and arranging details, this tour includes pre-booked ferry and cable car tickets, plus a walking tour of Chinatown.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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The One Day in San Francisco Tour with Alcatraz

The One Day in San Francisco Tour with Alcatraz

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See the best of San Francisco in one day on this guided tour that includes all transportation and admission to Alcatraz. Visit multiple locations in the city, including Castro, Presidio, Fisherman's Wharf, and Twin Peaks, with plenty of stops for photo ops. Then take the ferry to Alcatraz Island where you can explore with an award-winning audio-guided tour of the former federal prison.
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  • 10 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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$139.00
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Chinatown and North Beach Walking Tour

Chinatown and North Beach Walking Tour

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Stroll through North Beach and Chinatown, two of San Francisco's most vibrant neighborhoods, by night on this food and walking tour. Discover the spots only locals know for dim sum, coffee, and other treats while you learn about the history and culture of these diverse districts from your knowledgeable guide. Samples make up enough for a meal so come hungry!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.60
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$73.60
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San Francisco Sunset Photography Tour

San Francisco Sunset Photography Tour

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Explore San Francisco with your camera on a half-day photography tour led by a photographer-guide. This tour provides time for photography at scenic locations like the Golden Gate Bridge, Baker Beach, Palace of Fine Arts, and the Painted Ladies. Your guide understands a photographer’s needs, and focuses on places that offer a visually interesting perspective on the San Francisco Bay Area’s landmarks, varied landscape, and sunset.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$293.34
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$293.34

Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch

Alcatraz Tour with Relaxed Lunch

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Guarantee your visit to Alcatraz when you book in advance. In addition to an organized departure time, your package also includes admission to the prison, along with an award-winning audio guide. Relax aboard your ferry transportation and return at a time of your choosing. Afterward, use your food voucher at a preselected restaurant in Fisherman’s Wharf.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine

Emperor Norton's Fantastic San Francisco Time Machine

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Meet one of San Francisco’s larger-than-life historical figures, Emperor Norton, for a walking tour that makes the city’s history come alive. Learn about the real Emperor Norton as you take in landmarks such as Union Square, Maiden Lane, Lotta's Fountain, Jackson Square, Portsmouth Square and more. Expect to walk at a leisurely pace for around two miles during your tour. You’ll hear stories about the Barbary Coast and the 1906 earthquake, and witness the city’s growth through the eyes of the emperor.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00

San Francisco Love Tour

San Francisco Love Tour

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Hop on a ‘70s-era VW bus and get to know the hippie past and hipster vibe that make up San Francisco today. Starting and ending at Fisherman’s Wharf, this 2-hour sightseeing tour takes you around the city, including Chinatown, North Beach, the Castro, the Mission, downtown and more. See the homes of The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix, while listening to ‘60s classics. So settle into a neon-blue seat and dig your shoes into groovy shag carpet. Each bus accommodates up to just six people.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket: Skip the Line

California Academy of Sciences General Admission Ticket: Skip the Line

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Enjoy easy access to the California Academy of Sciences with this skip-the-line pass. Walk right in with this pre-paid ticket to enjoy the museum's 4-story rain forest, planetarium, and aquarium. Avoid wasting your precious vacation waiting in the long lines to purchase tickets for this exhibit-packed museum. Your admission includes all shows and exhibits, and is a perfect activity for families.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.95
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$36.95

Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

Alcatraz and Muir Woods Tour Including Madame Tussauds or the Dungeon

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Visit two world-famous San Francisco attractions, Alcatraz and Muir Woods, in just one day. Venture into the Cell House of Alcatraz for an award-winning audio tour of the notorious former federal penitentiary. Then stroll under towering old-growth redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument before walking around the waterfront town of Sausalito. Enjoy admission to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum or the San Francisco Dungeon as part of your package. Hotel transport plus ferry to Alcatraz Island included.
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  • 1 day
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$195.00
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$195.00

San Francisco CityPASS

San Francisco CityPASS

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Save time and money with the San Francisco CityPASS, which gives you admission to top area attractions, a cruise on San Francisco Bay, and discounts for shopping and activities. You can choose to visit science and art museums like the Exploratorium or the Walt Disney Family Museum. You’ll have important details like hours of operation right in your pocket with the provided mobile ticket.
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  • 30 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.00
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$76.00

Skip the Line: Ripley's Believe It or Not! General Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Ripley's Believe It or Not! General Admission Ticket

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One of San Francisco’s most popular attractions, and perfect for visitors of all ages, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is a highlight of the bustling Fisherman’s Wharf area—and booking tickets in advance makes logistics easy. Arrive at a time that works best for your sightseeing schedule and, thanks to your pre-booked passes, head right in. Once inside, you can explore the bizarre and incredible exhibitions at your own pace.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.00
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$23.00

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