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Cable Cars, San Francisco

Categories: Tramways, Transportation
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4/5 based on 13,000+ reviews on the web
Explore San Francisco's historical downtown with a ride on Cable Cars. Established in the mid-19th century, three of the original 23 cable lines are still running. Passengers can travel along the steep streets and admire some of the city’s most iconic monuments and neighborhoods. Hop on the trolley and enjoy the rumbling scenic ride up Hyde Street or down to Fisherman’s Wharf, soaking in views of the expansive San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Learn more about this remarkable transportation system with a visit to the Cable Car Museum. Combination tickets offer unlimited rides on the system along with admission to many of the city’s museums. Use our San Francisco tour planner to add Cable Cars and other attractions to your San Francisco vacation plans.
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  • It's u real treat to prendrle cable because take a pass on several days that allows you to take a different places the pass can be taken at the visitor center, which is located below ground not far from the departure of the cable car
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  • You have to try it when you´re in SF. It´s not cheap 7 bucks for ride, but worth it. Definitely the best is to hanging on the edge when it goes uphill. 
  • We really enjoyed our experience on the cable cars. We got on at The Fisherman's Wharf. Gets packed as it goes along- what a fun thing to do. We had a good look around once we got to the end - then jo...  read more »
  • You got to have the thrill of riding in cable car in SFO. Great thrill standing on the footboard and travel . Super thrill. You must do it.
  • This historical trip is something you must have done when visiting SF. We had a beautiful experience riding this car. It gives you a feeling of the past and when you ride it traffic drives slower to make pictures of the car. It is also safe for children (the small ones) because there is the option to sit inside. Strollers can be placed in the back of the cart. Do take a long wait in account, but it is worth it.
  • We just visited this past week and the trolley service was DISGUSTING. The drivers and the staff where the RUDEST service members we have ever come across. Arrogant and extremly rude to foreign visitors. We ourselves live in Central California and where ashamed to be Americans , seeing the way and hearing the way the transport staff talked , well actually shouted at the many many foreign visitors that came to the City to visit this attraction. It took One and a half hrs for only 3 cars to be sent on their way up the hill.
  • Instead of preserving these pre second world war cars, the city of Sf should invest a bit in a good public transport systeme. better for the environment, better for tourism, better for everyone. The cars are overfilled and not much better than your average amusement park ride.
  • Quite honestly. I love San Francisco. But the customer no service that the Cable cars offer is absolutely atrocious. Yes it is fun to ride it. But unprofessional and rude turntable operators (ignoring polite questions, being irritable, and standoffish.) are quite rude. the actual operators of the cable cars are very knowledgeable of their area and quite energetic. 2 stars due to extremely high cost and rude customers relations.
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