Twin Peaks in San Francisco

Twin Peaks San Francisco

This is the shot of the Twin Peaks in San Francisco. If you want to have the bird’s eye view of the sprawling San Francisco city including Golden Gate Bridge, you must not miss scheduling this spot in your itinerary. Twin Peaks boulevard makes an impressive figure of numeric eight around this place. I was able to capture this symmetrical figure of one of the peaks. More photos of Symmetry here.

From Twin Peaks, you can see the Market Street and at the far end of the street, you will be able to see the famous Ferry Terminal Building of San Francisco. Interestingly, beneath these hills, the Metro train system of San Francisco, Muni, runs connecting the downtown and the western labyrinth of the city.

San Francisco City from Twin Peaks

How to Reach Twin Peaks: The economical and best way to explore San Francisco city is to use its extensive public transport system called Muni. If you are closer to the downtown area, hop on to the Metro train to reach Twin Peaks. Take either L-line train going to Taraval or K-line going to Ingleside, or M-line going to Ocean View. All these trains will stop at Forest Hill train station. Once you come out of the Metro Station, catch the bus no. 37. Bus stop is right outside the station. Last stop of the bus is at the foot of the Twin Peaks. An uphill walk on the wooden steps take you to the point where you hit the road. This is the place where most tourist and private vehicles will drop you, if you opt for a taxi. But your target should be to climb the two hillocks which are actually the Twin Peaks. A short climb on the hill will show you the magical view of the city.

Twin Peaks San Francisco

Do let me know if you have ever been to this place in San Francisco.


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31 Responses to Twin Peaks in San Francisco

  1. AnnaJ says:

    Yes I love it there, specially hiking to the top of the twin hills and enjoying the wind.

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    • It’s a breathtaking view of the city laid out in front of you from this place. I read about this place before traveling to San Francisco and included it in my itinerary.

      Thanks for visiting my post 🙂

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  2. Tanveer Rauf says:

    amazing photography and worthy info. Thank you Suyash for sharing and taking us along with you 🙂

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  3. Amazing capture, especially the first one…

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  4. Jane Lurie says:

    Fantastic symmetrical shot at Twin Peaks, Suyash. I love this spot for views of the city. Curious where you were standing to capture this cool image.

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    • Thanks a lot Jane. Twin Peaks is really an amazing place. Before coming to SFO, i had seen about it in one of the movies. And thats how came to know about it. For this shot, i was standing on one of the hills and it was very breezy then. I was lucky enough to capture these shots. 🙂

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  5. Aquileana says:

    Such an interesting post!… And grear photographs, as well!.
    Thanks for sharing. Happy sunday and week ahead!.
    Best wishes, dear Suyash! ⭐ Aquileana 😀

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  6. I’ve been to San Francisco a couple of times, but it has been several years. It’s back on my bucket list though. I’ve never been to this spot so thank you for the tour. Nice. 🙂

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  7. Ramya says:

    Such an interesting post! And some great shots there Suyash!

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  8. This is an excellent take on the photo challenge, Suyash 🙂

    The idea behind this innovative figure eight pattern should really be appreciated, right?

    Seems, there are steps leading to the top of the hill as well, did you try that one?

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    • Thanks Sreejith for your lovely words.

      O yes, there were steps leading to the top and i went there. Clicked some shots. Roamed around. It was quite breezy over there though. But a amazing view. This figure is eight is really incredible when you see it from top of the peak. I wish i had ‘captured’ 360 view of the place to show 8 😉


  9. angielynn says:

    Wonderful! Been there once but you’ve really caught a great view of it!
    Enjoy Valentine’s Day 🙂


  10. coolquilting says:

    Fantastic shot..I have been to SF 3 times but never to this spot.


  11. Helen C says:

    You can almost fold the photo in the middle… Amazing.

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  12. Lola Jane says:

    Thank you for posting — you asked if you have been to this place — and yes, I have, and appreciate the reminder of this time and place. I use to live and work in San Francisco.

    Great shot, too 🙂 and so glad you gave a suggestion, as well as details of how to get to this area when visiting the city.

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    • Thanks a lot Jane for visiting my post. I am glad you liked it. SFO is definitely my favorite city in USA among all big cities i have been to here. Its so historic and culturally rich place, which i loved about it 🙂

      Have a great weekend. Suyash

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