Russian Hill, San Francisco
Categories: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
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.Plan to visit Russian Hill during your San Francisco vacation using our convenient San Francisco tour planner.
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We stayed here in an air bnb for the weekend. The view of the bay is beautiful, plus an excellent view of Coit Tower. Lombard street is right down the hill, and Macondry Lane is just up the hill. Fish... read more »
This is a great workout for your legs and behind! You will be rewarded with the view from the top, however, and it's an iconic San Francisco thing to do.
OMG beautiful view all around but your leg will burn going up and down. Is a great exercise that's for sure.
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