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Coit Tower Observation Deck

View of the sky while looking up from Coit Tower's Observation Platform - San Francisco, CA

360° Observation Deck
Get a bird's eye view of San Francisco and SF Bay from high atop Coit Tower's circular Observation Deck (pictured below and at right) — it stands 179 feet (and 542 feet above sea level).

See spectacular 360° views of San Francisco and the Bay — Alcatraz Island, Pier 39, Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, the Financial District... and more!



Observation Deck Tickets
No reservations are required; however, there is an entrance fee to go up the elevator to the Observation Deck. Tickets can be purchased (at a nominal fee) at the Coit Tower Gift Shop, located just off the lobby's main entrance (pictured below).

Entrance to Coit Tower Gift Shop - Tickets to Observation Platform can be purchased at the gift shop - Coit Tower, San Francisco, CA

Expect to wait in line, especially during busy peak tourist season and weekends — don't worry, it moves quite quickly. The line leads to a small elevator which slowly carries visitors to the Observation Deck — well almost... you still need to climb 37 steep spiral steps (pictured right) and then you're there!

Arched openings of Coit Tower's Observation Deck, high atop Coit Tower - San Francisco, CA



It's quite a workout, especially if you've walked up the two steep blocks of Filbert Street and the stairway to get to the base of Coit Tower. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and drink plenty of water.

Stairs to Coit Tower sign - Coit Tower, San Francisco, CA

 

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View of Coit Tower from the base of the famous landmark - San Francisco, CA

Taking pictures of San Francisco from Coit Tower's Observation Deck - San Francisco, CA

Admiring the SF skyline and views from the Observation Platform at Coit Tower in San Francisco, CA

Views of San Francisco Bay from Coit Tower's Observation Deck - San Francisco, CA

Looking down from top of Coit Tower Observation Platform - parking area and statue in front of Coit Tower's base, San Francisco, CA

Spiral staircase to Observation Platform - Coit Tower, San Francisco, CA

Coit Tower Hours
Daily 10am-6pm.

No reservations are required. Free entry to view murals, but there is an entrance fee to go up the elevator to the Observation Deck.

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Coit Tower Murals

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Buy  Coit Tower Ornament/Keepsake as a fun "collectible" gift and Fun Travael-Related Ornament Gifts
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