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Address: Monterey Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94127
Phone Number: +1 415-831-2700
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The highest point in the city has a cross on its peak and has been a...

The highest point in the city has a cross on its peak and has been a religious site for years.

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Nice park with a view

This is a nice park. There are some nice views of the city. It's never very crowded if you're looking for some peace and quiet. It hasn't been taken over by tourists like many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
Leah L
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a nice park. There are some nice views of the city. It's never very crowded if you're looking for some peace and quiet. It hasn't been taken over by tourists like many popular parks and attractions in the city. The downside is there is no restroom at the park.

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

If you're visiting San Francisco, with limited time, skip a trip to Mt. Davidson. It's a nice walk, but there's MUCH nicer.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is the hill that I grew up seeing while I grew up. It has a big concrete cross on it. The eucalyptus trees have grown up around it and it's not so visible now. It was great to finally go there one day. I took my dog and we had a great hike and it was a wonderful view... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

It is a nice stroll up to the top. You don't have to work too hard to get there. The views up there are amazing. And at the top there is this Armenian memorial represented in a big cross in remembering the genocide that was perpetrated btw 1915-23. It's a good view of San Francisco, the ocean, and across the... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is one of those places where you feel like you have just discovered a little hidden secret. Mount Davidson is right in the middle of a residential neighborhood (a very nice residential neighborhood at that) and there are many places to stop and begin your adventure. Take any one of the many trails and walk to the top. You... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

There are lots of lesser known, open space areas with good views of the city. Like most, there's a bit of a hike to get to the top. This is one my favorites to go to on good days for photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

It is quiet and non touristy.. usually locals.. great view.. good place to make love :) Bring a picnic and a great bottle of CA vino... with some Sonoma county cheese and SF sourdoooh.. then get a cab to take you back to the Palomar Hotel for more fun.. or the Sir Francis Drake.. love this city...Woohoo!!!

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Traverse City, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

I would recommend this over Twin Peaks primarily just because you have to walk to the top. Once up there, you see Twin Peaks, but it's not in front of the view of the city. Awesome Awesome views. Park at Myra and Dalewood and walk up. Enjoy the hike. There are plenty of trails in the woods but it's pretty... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

On a clear day, you can see far out onto the ocean (Westward), you may even see a whale. The history & peacefulness of the hike is well worth the time it'self! Soak in the view of the city (North Eastward) on a sunny day, but bring water & a snack, or a lunch (& your camera). You will always... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

It's a very manageable hike to the top of Mt Davidson. If you're a "Dirty Harry" fan, the cross at the top is in one of the crucial scenes. Panaoramic views of the the city are worth the trip!

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