Monument / Landmark
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About this place
Lombard Street is best known for the one-way section on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sharp turns (or switchbacks) that have earned the street the distinction of being the crookedest [most winding] street in the world
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Tips from locals
The most crooked st in the World! I recommend walking down it if you are able - the traffic can get a bit backed up if you go in a vehicle.
You must check out the world crookedest street ( Lombard street) in San Francisco.
The 'windiest street in the world". It really is probably not the wildest tree though are great views and I would go before the close it to the public. Ad if you personally drive down it, then take a left at the bottom and drive straight forward to experience a San Francisco step street ride :-)
This twisty and turny road will give you sights to some of the most expensive homes and best views of San Francisco.
The history of Lombard Street is worth knowing. During the 1920s, people in San Francisco were beginning to drive around in automobiles, but many of the hills were too steep to navigate. A local man named Carl Henry came up with the idea of using a curved street to help vehicles move downhill,…
This famously crooked block of Lombard St is an iconic SF landmark and a great place to get a view of the city.
Lombard Street done differently
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