Lombard Street San Francisco

Lombard Street is one of the most visited street in San Francisco. It is the view from Hyde street with Coit Tower and Bay bridge during the holiday time. You can see there is a "mini" star on top of the Transamerica and the lights are on the Embarcadero Center.It is best known for the one-way section on Russian Hill between Hyde and Leavenworth Streets, in which the roadway has eight sharp turns (or switchbacks) that have earned the street the distinction of being the crookedest "most winding "street in the world (though this title is contested).


Do you know there is a 2nd Crooked Street in San Francisco?

  • Abhinav Singhai 3y

    is it night hdr ?
  • David Yu 3y

    Abhinav Singhai no, it is a single shot.. The HDR will not work for this type photo.
  • franciscophile 3y

    Nice job. It's a difficult shoot because of the lighting.
  • katejbrown photography 3y

    Nice take on this landmark, love the city lights.
  • Off the Grid PANDA 3y

    the other crooked street is Vermont Street around 20th Street, near the 101 freeway. It is supposed to be more crooked due to its sharper curve, but who knows? sure does not have the glamor or heavy traffic on Lombard.

  • Matthew Lewis 3y

    Awsome shot. One of my favorite landmarks. Lost my camera here on vacation. A very nice person made sure I got it back. Love the people of San Fran.!!.
  • Photocre8 3y

    Cool shot!
  • Scott Smith 3y

    Damn this is good. And I LOVE how the 'No Walking' sign nicely sticks out in this scene.

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  • David Yu 3y

    Thank you so much! it was a my first time to take the long exposure at this spot. still have much more to learn. I will try to come here practice again :)
  • Scott Barlow 3y

    Wonderful colors!
  • nolehace 3y

    ...wonderful capture...
  • OakboySteve 3y

    Magnificent shot!
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