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Coit Tower

Coit Tower

Monument / Landmark and Scenic Lookout
Telegraph Hill, San Francisco
272 Tips and reviews
  • scenic views
  • tower
  • stairs
  • golden gate
  • murals
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  • Sean M.
    This is a must see in every way. Incredible view, historic murals, veteran's discount.
  • Alex J.
    Alex JegtnesSeptember 12, 2016
    Fantastic views of the city. Keep in mind the queue for the elevator moves slowly, but well worth waiting for.
  • Christian L.
    Christian LeaJanuary 13, 2013
    Definetely a must do, when you're in SF. You should take the steps to make the amazing view even more rewarding. I took the ones from Greenwich Street - nice wakeup-workout.
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LongNovember 21, 2013
    Currently under construction. Can't go inside. View from the hill is still great though.
  • R S.
    R SemJanuary 5, 2011
    great view of SF especially nite time!
  • Marco T.
    Marco TimpanoJanuary 29, 2013
    This place was neat. Go on a Monday and you'll find free parking. Restrooms are a bit gross but overall cool.
  • Bintang S.
    Bintang SugiMarch 29, 2012
    $7 for nothing awesome \(• `▿▿▿▿▿▿´ •)/
  • Gabe S.
    Gabe SumnerJanuary 3, 2016
    Nice hike up, but unless you go up the tower the views are mostly blocked by the surrounding trees. Very touristy.
  • Paula F.
    Paula FosterFebruary 28, 2011
    I think "coin tower" is a more appropriate name, since the best part is to check the coins left from all over the world. ;b the view there is amazing..
  • Marquetta S.
    Marquetta SarsourJune 20, 2015
    Amazing City View!
  • Liz .
    Liz 🦎September 9, 2015
    The view is spectacular! You need to pay in the gift shop and get a stamp for the elevator to get up top.
  • Henning G.
    Henning GJune 6, 2013
    Remember to bring $7 for admission:-)
  • Pelin G.
    Pelin Güvenç KefelNovember 28, 2016
    Best 360 view of the entire city and the bay!
  • Chris P.
    Chris Phenner1 week ago
    Climb it. I dare you. But worth it.
  • Charley T.
    Charley ToddSeptember 20, 2015
    Awesome views but like for elevator can get longggg fyi
  • Lily K.
    Lily KwongMarch 4, 2015
    Small parking area.
  • Tony R.
    Tony RouseFebruary 7, 2013
    Good view, twin peaks was better.
  • Jens H.
    Jens HeimNovember 4, 2011
    Fantastic view when you go up (7 $)
  • Monica T.
    Monica TurnerDecember 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out the mini murals in the rock wall along the walking path
  • Emiliy M.
    Emiliy MarinoSeptember 17, 2014
    The views from the top are worth the $8 elevator ticket.
  • Jacob M.
    Jacob MullinsFebruary 28, 2010
    Come late at night, 3am or past. Be quiet and enjoy the view.
  • Kyle M.
    Kyle MeyerNovember 28, 2013
    Excellent views day or night. Pair with a visit to Tony's pizza. You'll burn a few calories working your way up...
  • Cynthia Z.
    Cynthia ZNovember 7, 2012
    Almost cooler than the view is the collection of international coins people left on the window ledges.
  • MJ C.
    MJ CaoAugust 28, 2016
    Walking there makes the journey all worth it. Yes, it'll be all uphill.
  • Marissa D.
    Marissa Del PradoFebruary 12, 2013
    This is by far my favorite spot in the city. A perfect combination of art, history, and great city views.
  • Ruben M.
    Ruben MarquezSeptember 5, 2014
    Take the 39 bus if traveling with strollers. Its either that or the street..
  • Marcel F.
    A MUST-SEE when visiting San Francisco! You have to wait for some minutes but it's worth it! I recommend this on your first day because it will you provide you with a 360-degree great overview!
  • ADAC
    ADACJuly 11, 2013
    Spektakulärer Ausblick!
  • Bérenger
    BérengerNovember 10, 2015
    Nice view of the city, Golden Gate, Alcatraz from up here.
  • Thodoris R.
    Thodoris RadSeptember 24, 2016
    best view in town! don;t bother going up the tower though, nothing really special there.
  • Courage K.
    Courage KimberDecember 27, 2011
    Don't Forget to take the steps
  • Diego R.
    Diego RufoMarch 25, 2011
    From here you can have panoramic views of all the city, from Golden Gate to Embarcadero and a privileged view of downtown with the Transamerica Building on first line. Read more
  • Natalie H.
    Natalie HenshilwoodOctober 24, 2013
    Go to front door make a left to the outside wrap around path you can get am excellent view of the Columbus statue, the American Flag and alactraz!
  • Alan
    AlanJune 14, 2013
    Once you get used to the smell of putrid urine you'll wonder how you ever did without it!
  • Jak T.
    Jak TianoMarch 1, 2015
    explore the paths around the tower; there are some beautiful residential areas
  • Kylie F.
    Kylie FJune 24, 2013
    Make sure you buy your admission ticket from the gift shop BEFORE you line up for the lift!
  • Wouter M.
    Wouter MaenhautNovember 19, 2011
    Not worth 7$
  • Jenna H.
    Jenna HAugust 16, 2014
    Pretty great view of the city! You can see the Golden Gate Bridge as long as it's not too foggy.
  • Hello K.
    Hello KittySeptember 27, 2011
    Take a cab up!
  • Alex G.
    Alex GreeneJuly 24, 2016
    Reallly cool neighborhood to walk around.
  • Tony X.
    Tony XerrayMay 20, 2013
    Best place to get pictures of the city, period. Be mindful of other people waiting to take a picture in certain corners and be sure to come a little bit before sunset if you want to get the best shot.
  • Neilen M.
    Neilen MaraisOctober 14, 2013
    Slightly disappointing due to small inset windows with the glass at the wrong side. Feels like you can't see out.
  • Asher K.
    Asher KrellAugust 10, 2014
    It's 7 bucks to go to the top but the view from the bottom of the tower is pretty good on it's own. Make sure to take the stairs!
  • Varoujan P.
    Varoujan PanosyanSeptember 29, 2016
    Definitely a workout to get there on foot, but the view it offers of the city is worth it
  • Chris B.
    Chris BurkeFebruary 10, 2015
    Amazing views of the city and the bay. Definitely make this stop on your visit to SF.
  • Scott G.
    Scott GellerAugust 15, 2013
    try the stunning 360 degree views
  • Boon K.
    Boon KohOctober 18, 2013
    Windows are all glasses up at the top, so difficult to take great pictures with an SLR
  • Mishell P.
    Mishell PaulinoJune 19, 2013
    Open 10:00 - 17:00 daily. A fee is charged to get to the top.
  • hafeez r.
    hafeez rajiJuly 25, 2011
    Awesome view from the top, no credit cards for tix so bring cash... Read more
  • Jared Z.
    Jared ZimmermanNovember 6, 2012
    Build as a firemens memorial it has great views of the city as well as amazing murals from the Public Works of Art Project, the precursor to the WPA.
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