The Hidden History of Union Square

Cultural & Theme Tours in San Francisco

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Start near the Palace Hotel, where you’ll visit the lobby then stroll through the neighborhood to see the vestiges of what it looked like before the 1906 Earthquake. Wander down Maiden Lane, once known as Morton Street, a sinister two blocks laden with pre-earthquake crime and check out an interior designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.In between, stop at iconic monuments, like Lotta’s Fountain, where survivors of the 1906 quake gathered to search for their loved ones, the Powell Cable Car Line and the Hearts of San Francisco sculptures. A highlight is a visit to Apple’s flagship store, a floating piece of architecture set to be the design of Apple’s future.Your guide will tell you neighborhood history and lore while also telling you where to eat and what else to do in the neighborhood, making this tour a great way to introduce you to one of San Francisco’s most popular destinations.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Lotta's Fountain, San Francisco, CaliforniaLotta's FountainPass By: Maiden Lane, San Francisco, CaliforniaMaiden LanePass By: The Frank Lloyd Wright Building, San Francisco, CaliforniaThe Frank Lloyd Wright BuildingPass By: Union Square Sports Bar, San Francisco, CaliforniaUnion Square and Dewey MonumentPass By: Ruth Asawa's Fountain, San Francisco, CaliforniaRuth Asawa's San Francisco FountainPass By: Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, San Francisco, CaliforniaPowell Street Cable Car line

What’s included

  • Guided walking tour
  • Expert local guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off