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Russian Hill, San Francisco
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Russian Hill is a neighborhood of San Francisco, California, in the United States. It is named after one of San Francisco's 44 hills, and one of its original "Seven Hills".LocationRussian Hill is directly to the north from Nob Hill, to the south from Fisherman's Wharf, and to the west of the North Beach neighborhood. The Hill is bordered on its west side by parts of the neighborhoods of Cow Hollow and the Marina District.At the northern foot of the hill is Ghirardelli Square, which sits on the waterfront of the San Francisco Bay, Aquatic Park, and Fisherman's Wharf, an extremely popular tourist area. A trip down the winding turns of Lombard Street and across Columbus Avenue to the east leads to the neighborhood of North Beach. Down the hill to the west, past Van Ness Avenue, are Cow Hollow and the Marina districts.
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  • Over 40 hills in SF and this is the one of the few not to miss. It's central to several highlights (short walks and drives) and has great views. I recommend parking to get the full experience, BUT, be...  more »
  • Great hiking spot with beautiful views!!! A lot of big hills & steps, make sure to wear sneakers. Sunny day preferred. 
  • Excellent ride very recommended is super picturesque the theme is that also is super steep, is recommended perform a small traveled to foot Park near the famous lombard st and then continue the ride in auto, whenever is possible. The cable car leaves you in the district the ideal is to stop on the lobard st.
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