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Powell and Market Cable Car Turnaround, San Francisco

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  • Can you have seen, but very crowded by tourists, that blocking the view. Also every second Kalvin here felt at the corner.
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  • At the end of the tram rides you have a turntable which is used, watch the guys turn the tram around it looks quite easy. We noticed the long queues at the end so be prepared to wait.  more »
  • As you wait to board the Cable Car at the Turnaround,, you actually see the Drivers push the cable car around to face the other way, as that is the end of the line.  more »
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  • Definitely a fun experience for out-of-towners! My husband, three children and I enjoyed a cable car ride from Powell/Market to Hyde st. It was a long wait (we arrived and lined up at 830am to board the car but didn't board until almost 945am). TIP: have one or two people stand in line while the rest of the party explores the many stores surrounding the turn around! Also, the street performers are a plenty, so people watching helps the time fly by!
  • Very touristy. Long lines. I guess if you are visiting and really want too do this then great. But not my thing.
  • Cool to watch, but we were not willing to wait in the long line to get a ride. We ended up walking along the cable car route. Enjoyed the sights and the walk.
  • Busy as hell. When we where there, it was busy, which you understand. But additional waiting time was addes (+40 min) because some belief group started a discussion and got privilege. Which is soo bad, the crowd got angry. No good customer service, even during buying or during the trip no explanation of where you are.
  • A bit pricey but it was worth it, the cars run pretty smoothly and have a few good stops, we went one way down from one end to the other

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