Lombard Street

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  • Address: Lombard Street San Francisco, CA 94133, United States, 94133
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-4155544851
  • Fax: +1-4155292524
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Walking Area, Entertainment, Broadway, Family And Kids, 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.

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  • Lombard Street Address: Lombard Street San Francisco, CA 94133, United States, 94133
  • Lombard Street Contact Number: +1-4155544851
  • Lombard Street Timing: 24-hrs
  • Lombard Street Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Lombard Street(preferred time): 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lombard Street: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 75.33% of people who visit San Francisco include Lombard Street in their plan

  • 33.82% of people start their Lombard Street visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lombard Street

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

92.05% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lombard Street

People normally club together Pier 39 and Fishermans Wharf while planning their visit to Lombard Street.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Almost everyone driving down has their camera out capturing it. Difficult to get the full image, much better on foot than by car. Benefit of going by foot means you get to read all the signs and admire the beautiful houses along the way- and try to imagine how they park, get to work, anything with that constant flow of tourist traffic.

  • As one of the most popular tourist attractions, we had to at least make a pit stop here. So many people to watch and enjoy a nice sight and a little hike. Very fun.

  • Unique street. One of the most crooked road in the world. The road to the top itself is very steep. The view from the top is good. You can see miles of San Francisco streets. Walk down the street to get a feel of inclination.

  • We walked it uphill, it is a little steep, be aware of that. You may consider walking it downhill. Because of the complains about the parking (which are completely based) we walked several blocks to the street, which was cool. There are many people here and it is a safe place.

  • We walked up this hill after lunch and it was really difficult to go uphill with push chair. There are too many people so it was over crowded. The view of the city from the top of hill is excellent. Not sure I would go out of my way to do this and there certainly is no no reason to pay a tour operator to see this. But it’s a good add on if you are walking the city.

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