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Pacific Heights, San Francisco

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Pacific Heights is an affluent neighborhood of San Francisco, California, US, which is known for the notable people who reside in the area. It is located in one of the most scenic and park-like settings in Northern California, offering panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay, the Palace of Fine Arts, Alcatraz and the Presidio. Its location provides a temperate micro-climate that is clearer, but not always warmer, than many other areas in San Francisco.The Pacific Heights Residents Association defines the neighborhood as inside Bush Street, Presidio Avenue, Union Street, and Van Ness Avenue.Pacific Heights is situated on a primarily east-west oriented ridge that rises sharply from the Marina District and Cow Hollow neighborhoods, to the north, to a maximum height of above sea level. Pacific Heights features two parks, Lafayette and Alta Plaza. Visible to the north are the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, and Alcatraz Island.
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  • In the area of Pacific Heights we have walked along the quiet beautiful neighborhoods with Victorian mansions. From here you can admire a view of the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. We have done a lot of great photos.
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  • Just happen on this tour and really enjoy it. Julie and Dennis was a great pair. Lots of history between the two of them. Highly recommend this tour because of the great places we visited, like the Go...  more »
  • We cycled up looking for Mrs Doubtfires house. Unfortunately never found it but the views were something else. Gorgeous houses in a beautiful area well worth the climb up, the way down on the bike was...  more »