Lombard Street14729 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Lombard Street San Francisco, CA 94133, United States, 94133
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-4155544851
- Fax: +1-4155292524
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Entertainment, Broadway, Streets, Landmarks
Lombard Street San Francisco also known as Crookedest Street in the World, created in 1922. Lombard Street is located between Jones St. and Hyde St. Sometimes all it takes to make a road famous are eight tight hairpin turns and approximately 250 steps on each side. This one way street was designed in this manner to compensate for the steep incline (27 degrees) of the hill it’s on. Experience one way drive down Lombard Street is a highly recommendable activity in San Francisco. Traffic on the hairpin area is reserved for eastbound or downhill travellers. If you think you are a skilled driver then go drive in the crooked hairpin road of the Lombard Street, where driving fast is totally impossible. Not a driver, still you can walk around the street and click some amazing pictures of the incredible landscape. The street has received much attention in popular media such as in Alfred Hitchock’s Vertigo, the Simpsons, and an episode of Myth Busters Among Others. Lombard Street is part of the free things to do in San Francisco and open 24 hours. Best time to visit Lombard Street is in the morning.
How to Reach Lombard Street
- Lombard St
- Restaurant Gary Danko
- Ghirardelli Square
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66.57% of people who visit San Francisco include Lombard Street in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
33.82% of people start their Lombard Street visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lombard Street
92.05% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lombard Street