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“Great ride spoiled by grumpy driver”
Review of Cable Cars

Cable Cars
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Since 1873, cable cars have run up and down the hilly city, though after the 1950s, these cars have been kept in operation more out of historic nostalgia. Seventeen miles of track remain and have been deemed a historical landmark.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cable car experience is exquisite and worth doing. We had an irate rude and angry driver who divided his time between glaring at customers, abusing them,calling one couple crazy and generally doing his best to spoil the experience. Someone needs to tell him he would not have a job without customers. With a proper driver this would be rated excellent

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't forget to take a ride on the cable cars in San Francisco. At the base of the cable car route at Market and Powell is the turn-about. Watch the driver manually turn the cable car around on this huge disk in the ground, and align the car on the track for its next journey up to the hilltop. These little cars hold passengers from all over the world as it traverses back and forth across the hills of San Francisco - what a treat!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take cable cars like movie stars do, it is nice feeling to be on it especially if you are travelling with friends. Chet and selfie.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have seen San Francisco in many films and have always wanted to go on a Cable Car - which I did. Loved how the cable cars are turned round on a turntable at the end of the line. Great value at $7 for a journey too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two cablecar lines. Try to take both of them if you can, but be sure to take the one that goes up (and down, of course) Nob Hill. Amazing to watch the driver if you sit inside the car right behind his area...Very special remembrance of this wonderful city!

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