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San Francisco Urban Bike Tour
"Your grand bike tour of San Francisco begins at Fisherman's Wharf where you'll be outfitted with a bike as well as all safety equipment. Your guide takes you on an easy ride over flat surfaces in this city known for its hills and your route is customized with off-the-beaten track nooks that only a local would know. But if you'd prefer to pedal less upgrade to the electric bike option. Be prepared for weather changes as you follow your guide all over San Francisco. You'll stop up to 10 times during the tour for photo ops and to hear facts and anecdotes about the city's history and sights. In addition you can take a break to purchase lunch and a beverage from a gathering of local food trucks and later enjoy coffee and refreshments at a cool coffee bar (food and drinks are your own expense).Cruise through the back alleys of North Beach
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San Francisco Bridge to Bridge Cruise
"Head to Fisherman's Wharf in the afternoon to board your cruise. Then sit back and relax as your expert captain takes you along picturesque San Francisco Bay.Pass Alcatraz Island and soak up views of San Francisco’s stunning skyline dotted with famous landmarks and attractions including Coit Tower the Ferry Building the iconic Transamerica Pyramid and the domed Palace of Fine Arts. Have your camera ready as you cruise under the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge where the Pacific spills into San Francisco Bay. You’ll get unparalleled views from right underneath the bridge!You’ll also travel under the colossal Bay Bridge linking San Francisco with Oakland and the rest of the East Bay. Admire Treasure Island and snap photos of AT&T Park
From $38.00
 
San Francisco Vista Grande Helicopter Tour
"You will be picked up from a central San Francisco meeting point and taken to the heliport to board a Bell Jet Helicopter for take-off on an exciting San Francisco Helicopter Tour.An accompanying musical soundtrack is choreographed to the flight along with spontaneous narration by your professionally trained pilot. View the hills of San Francisco where you can see famous districts such as the Castro the Mission Pacific Heights Chinatown and the Presidio. Flying over San Francisco you will get a unique perspective of the city skyline including AT&T Park - Home of the SF Giants Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill and the financial district with the famous Transamerica Pyramid.On this 56-mile (90-kilometer) helicopter flight (25-30 minutes)
From $250.00

Transamerica Pyramid Center Tips (39)

Vistor Center And Historical Tribute~

Located off Montgomery Street on ground level is the visitor center and gift store. It includes historical displays Chronicling the Pyramid from Conception to its Importance to the Skyline today,...
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Yaqui
Nov 27, 2016

~Northern California’s Tallest Building

Here is a unique timeline provided by: http://www.pyramidcenter.com/tourism/history/1969: The Transamerica Pyramid was designed by William Pereira & Associates to be part architectural masterpiece...
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Yaqui
Nov 27, 2016

Strange and Big

The biggest building in San Francisco is also the strangest. Remembering the regulations and precautions against earthquakes it impresses to imagine what was done in that building.Built in 1972 and...
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solopes
Mar 21, 2016

The Transamerica Pyramid Centre.

The Transamerica Pyramid Building is the tallest skyscraper in San Francisco's skyline, so can be spotted from all over the city. It used to house the headquarters of the Transamerica Corporation...
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IreneMcKay
Feb 20, 2016

Trans America Tower

The Transamerica building was commissioned by Jack R. Beckett, the CEO, with the claim that he wished to allow light in the street below. This landmark in San Francisco is 853 ft and has 48 floors of...
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apbeaches
Jan 08, 2016

Transamerica Pyramid

This building is very easy to identify. It is somewhat of a symbol of San Francisco and resides in the modern downtown district. I had a little bit of fun getting my camera and walking to where the...
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sswagner
Apr 04, 2011

A symbol of the city

The Transamerica Pyramid is one of the symbols of San Francisco. Completed in 1972, the building itself was unique to the era, but the lobby/entrance is typical 1970s architecture which doesn't stand...
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jglsongs
Apr 04, 2011

Transamerica Pyramid

The Transamerica Pyramid is the most remarkable presence in San Francisco's skyline. Located in the financial district, it's the tallest building in the city, measuring 853 ft (256m) from the street...
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Andraf
Apr 04, 2011

Transamerica Pyramid

One of the defining buildings of the SF skyline is the world famous Transamerica Pyramid. The 853 foot pyramid was completed by the architects William Pereira & Associates in 1972 and at the time...
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cwest03
Apr 04, 2011

Transamerica Pyramid

When the Transamerica Corporation decided on the style of its new headquarters in 1968, people were shocked by how revolutionary the shape of the building was. When it was completed in 1972, many San...
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MDH
Apr 04, 2011

Transamerica Pyramid

The 2nd most recognizable symbol of San Francisco behind the Golden Gate Bridge is the Transamerica Pyramid building which is still named after the Transamerica Corporation insurance company even...
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Dabs
Oct 15, 2009

Mark Twain, Bummer and Lazarus!

The Transamerica Pyramid is possibly the most easily recognizable building in all of San Francisco. It was completed in 1972 and it has been the city's tallest skyscaper since then; however, several...
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Jefie
Oct 10, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Transamerica Pyramid Center

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Chinatown

I've been to many cultural areas, but I would have to say this is a first for me to see. You go to some towns and they might have a historical building or two, but I was amazed how many beautiful...
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Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

In stark contrast to the traditional, old-world style of the nearby Grace Cathedral, the Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption is built in an ultra-modern style. The design, by Pietro Belluschi and...
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North Beach

Beach Blanket Babylon Musical Revue Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon was recommended to us by two friends independently. one currently living in San Francisco and the other had just returned from...
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Nob Hill

Just in front of Grace Cathedral in Nob Hill stands Huntington Park. This was once the site of the mansion of Collis P. Huntington, who helped build the Central Pacific Railroad. The mansion was...
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The Embarcadero -

This illuminated sculpture, comprised of 4,500 LED nodes, is animated by custom software programmed by the artist to display over 16 million distinct colors. The lights, arranged along a series of...
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Cable Car Museum

The inventor of the cable car, Andrew Hallidie came to the US in 1852 from England. He worked as a blacksmith and surveyor in the gold fields of California. At the age of 19, he designed and built...
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