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Transamerica Pyramid - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

600 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

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About Transamerica Pyramid

This is a 48-story futurist building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. It was the tallest building in San Francisco from its inception in 1972 until 2018.


Attractions Near Transamerica Pyramid

Angel Island Capital
Angel Island Capital0.28km from Transamerica Pyramid

Angel Island is the largest natural island in the San Francisco Bay, offers some of the best views of the surrounding Bay Area. It has been used by humans for a variety of purposes, including seasonal hunting and gathering by indigenous peoples, water and timber supply for European ships, ranching by Mexicans, United States military installations, a United States Public Health Service Quarantine Station, and a U.S. Bureau of Immigration inspection and detention facility.

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers0.43km from Transamerica Pyramid

City Lights Books is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics. It was founded in 1953 by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin. It offers three floors of new-release hardcovers and paperbacks from all major publishers, as well as a large selection of titles from smaller, independent publishers

Chinatown San Francisco
Chinatown San Francisco0.48km from Transamerica Pyramid

This is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia.

Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar0.73km from Transamerica Pyramid

The Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar is a restaurant and tiki bar in the Fairmont San Francisco hotel in San Francisco, California. Named after the South Pacific nation of Tonga, this dining and entertainment venue opened in 1945. The Tonga Room replaced the Terrace Plunge, an indoor swimming pool that was installed in the Fairmont in 1929. The pool was transformed into the Tonga Room's lagoon.

Top of the Mark
Top of the Mark0.76km from Transamerica Pyramid

The Top of the Mark is a penthouse level bar located on the nineteenth floor of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill at California and Mason Streets in San Francisco, California. Located at the highest point of downtown San Francisco, on fog-free days the Top of the Mark has views of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach, The San Francisco Bay, and of Grace Cathedral and Huntington Park.

San Francisco Cable Car Museum
San Francisco Cable Car Museum0.77km from Transamerica Pyramid

The San Francisco Cable Car Museum in the Nob Hill area offers exhibits that trace the history and workings of the iconic San Francisco cable cars. The museum is part of the complex that also houses the cable car power house, which drives the cables, and the car depot.

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