San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour
This San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour takes you through the history of the prestigious Nob Hill neighborhood where San Francisco’s elite built their mansions. Discover the secrets of Bonanza Kings and Railroad Barons: adultery, divorce, inheritance, murder, and other real life scandals. Walk around the Venetian Room (in Fairmont Hotel), an elegant ballroom where Tony Bennett sang, "I left my heart in San Francisco" for the first time. Tour the Gold Room (also in Fairmont Hotel), which is an imitation of the world-famous La Scala Opera House in Milan, Italy. Other private ballrooms included on this tour are the Garden Room (Fairmont Hotel), Cirque Room (Fairmont Hotel), Room of the Dons (InterContinental Mark Hopkins), and the Peacock Court ballroom (InterContinental Mark Hopkins).
Your guide will point out the Brockelbank Apts where "Vertigo" was filmed, you’ll walk down Jones Street to see where the movie "Bullitt" was filmed, and you'll stroll other blocks where famous movies were filmed. The San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour will also tour some of the famous and luxurious hotel lobbies in San Francisco: Mark Hopkins, Stanford Court, and the Huntington. See King James Flood's mansion that survived the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.
This 2-hour tour will take you on a scenic walk in Huntington Park where you’ll discover the sculpted beauty of the Fountain of Turtles from Rome. Tour the magnificent Grace Cathedral with its famous stained glass windows, murals, and labyrinth. Our San Francisco Nob Hill Walking Tour includes many other picturesque walks and will provide you with an unforgettable experience of Nob Hill and its bourgeois history.