San Francisco - Nob Hill, Russian Hill & Fillmore (PDF Chapter)

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Tackle Japantown and Pacific Heights together: go north on Fillmore to window-shop spiffy boutiques, then walk west to Alta Plaza Park for knockout city-view picnics. Explore the steep slopes of Russian and Nob Hills by cable car.

  • step off the Powell-Hyde cable car and thrill to spectacular hilltop vistas, before descending Lombard Street’s famous switchbacks
  • maps
  • marvel at afternoon fog blowing through the Golden Gate from elevated George Sterling Park, a lovely spot for a picnic
  • transport
  • soak naked in silence in the communal Japanese baths of Kabuki Springs & Spa – a cozy hideaway on a cold, foggy day
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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