Coit Tower
1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, San Francisco 94133 Route Planner
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Opening hours

Apr-Oct: daily 10am-6pm, Nov-Mar: daily 10am-5pm

Description

This 210ft-high, fluted, concrete column dates from 1933. Despite persistent local lore, it was not designed to resemble a firehose nozzle. The tower was a gift to San Francisco's citizens from Lillie Coit, who wished to leave an enduring token of her love for the city. The elevator to the top floor commands a panoramic view of the urban landscape. Don't miss the murals in the lobby of Coit Tower, clearly inspired by Mexican street art.

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    MICHELIN 2019
    268 m - 1454 Grant Ave., San Francisco 94133
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