Lombard Street has a reputation for being San Francisco’s Crookedest Street. Granted, there are many other hills in the City, but none so famous as this one.
Source for both maps: Google Maps
In the summer months estimates run along the lines of 6000 visitors per day. I for one wouldn’t want to live along that street, but read this article, and you can get a better idea about how it really is:
On this trip, I first met this sight on foot from my hotel.
Parking in the 90 degree zone.
Looking north with Alcatraz Island in the background.
Cable Car coming
Even the tourists have a hard time coping with the hills.
My trip continues by walking northwards towards Fisherman’s Wharf in my next blog.
PS Imagine living on this street. People banging on your door, wanting to use the bathroom. Blocking your driveway. An endless stream of Tourists.
I only took the pedestrian way on this day, but tomorrow……