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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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  • Famous San Francisco lambert st. Not much to say about other than lots of people, taking pictures and making memories 
  • I wish I actually walked around this wonderful neighbourhood, but due to time constraints we went by car. It was was still cool to see the great neighbourhood, its clean pretty and worth a trip. 
  • We did a 90-minute self-guided walking tour of the neighborhood and were glad we did - yes, you will walk up and down hills and steps but you'll be rewarded with great views of Coit Tower, the bay, an...  more »