Classic Walking Tour of San Francisco with Emperor Norton

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$30

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Embrace the quirky charm that defines San Francisco. See some of the City by the Bay's most iconic and historic sights—including Union Square, the St. Francis Hotel and more—guided by Emperor Norton I, San Francisco's unofficial mascot.
Duration:  1hr
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Meet one of the most colorful characters central to the quirky history of San Francisco, self-proclaimed “Protector of Mexico,” Emperor Norton I
  • Follow your entertaining Emperor-dressed guide on an interactive sightseeing tour filled with historical anecdotes from his life
  • Gain a unique perspective on the earthquake and great fire of 1906, and other historical events that shaped San Francisco
  • Visit and learn the stories behind Union Square, the St. Francis Hotel, Maiden Lane, Lotta’s Fountain, Bummer and Lazarus, the Palace Hotel, Jackson Square, Portsmouth Square, and the Barbary Coast

What's Included

  • 1 hour walking tour of San Francisco with costumed guide

Additional Information

Bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes.

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Cat
May 10, 2021
This was a GREAT way to see SF! Really great stuff, fun to learn about the city this way.
Lawrence
May 10, 2021
We have been on many walking tours in several countries, and this tour has been the most engaging by far. We also learned new details about San Francisco even though we've been here ~ 30 years.
Lorna
Dec 1, 2020
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