Historic Barbary Coast Tour
Transamerica Pyramid Building sits in a neighborhood with deep history and incredibly awe-inspiring images. The tour touches on North Beach, China Town, Pacific Heights and what is left of the Barbary Coast. Learn why the Barbary Coast frightened the longshoremen, how 200 women were able to command 25,000 men, where the original port of San Francisco began and who the ‘mayor’ of North Beach is.
What is this tour about:
The Transamerica Pyramid was completed to be the tallest buildings west of the Mississippi during its time. The areas around the Pyramid is very diverse and is the most unique of all tours. The history of China Town, North Beach and what is left of the Barbary Coast still reside in the area.
Where would this tour start
Once you have scheduled and paid for your tour, an email will be sent giving you the name and address for where the tour will begin and end. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure the tour starts on time. If you do not receive the email, please contact us at: +1(415) 710-9898
What are the perks of this tour?
The Transamerica Pyramid’s unique placement in San Francisco creates a natural barrier between four very diverse neighborhoods. North Beach, China Town, The Embarcardero and SoMa. Everyone of these locations has its own history and its own unique visual images.
Special notes about this tour
Uniqueness. The Transamerica Pyramid is unique itself and add to the facts of its locations, the Transameria Pyramid offers a fun diverse tour. This makes this area a great source history, culture and photographic opportunities.