Billionaire’s Square – Nob Hill Tour

Nob Hill, known as Billionaire’s Square, was the location of some of the most wealthy and powerful businessmen of the 1800s. Explore this luxurious area to hear the hidden history of the neighborhood. We’ll tour the most beautiful building in SF, see the old mansions of the area, and learn the best (hidden!) view of downtown San Francisco.

Starting at the crossroads of all three iconic Cable Car lines, we will tour around this iconic area. We’ll meet some of the most interesting people in San Francisco’s history in the blocks around this area.

Stories we cover include:

  • A tour of Grace Cathedral
  • The largest houses in San Francisco
  • The creation of the United Nations
  • A hotel bar with an incredible view of our city
  • A secret club of the richest people in San Francisco

…and more!


Tour information

Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve.

Where: We meet at the corner of California Street & Powell Street, next to the Stanford Court Hotel. Use our Google map for directions to the tour starting point. Look for your guide in the orange shirt.

Duration: The tour lasts about 90 minutes. The total walking is just over half a mile (0.8km).

When: View our Calendar

Cost: This is a name-your-own-price tour. That means the tour is free to take, and at the end of the tour, you decide how much the tour was worth to you. Our guides are happy to take cash or credit card, whatever is most convenient to you!

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