Alamo Square and its Painted Ladies

Neighborhood: Western Addition


While standing in Alamo Square park across from the iconic Painted Ladies, famously known as Post-card row, visitors will see the incredible views of the San Francisco skyline.

Beyond the Painted ladies, this official Historic District Neighborhood is home to countless other examples of Victorian architecture; including, Italianate, San Francisco Stick and of course the elegant Queen Anne homes. On Sunny days, the neighborhood and its park fill up with tourists and dog-walkers. In addition to the stunning views, you’ll hear many intriguing tales of how this neighborhood came to be while witnessing one of most complete collections of the era’s architecture.

It’s an historic district that’s more than meets the eye—come along on a journey through time.

Next Tours

  • Saturday, May 25 at 11:00 am given by Lois B.Sign Up
  • Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 am given by Elizabeth O.Sign Up
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Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours



Meet in front of 824 Grove Street. Public transportation: MUNI lines 21, 22, 5.


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Please note: Private group tours required for groups of 8 or more.