Situated South of Fisherman's Wharf,
North Beach is everything Italian. Walking around
North Beach one quickly sees all the Italian cafes
and restaurant on almost every inch of the block.
The primary Historical landmark in North Beach
is the twin spires of St. Peter and Paul Church.
While it has become one of the most priciest neighborhoods
in town, it still remains humble and open to everyone.
The beach that gave this town its name has been
taken over by landfill.
Washington Square Park is situated
right in the center of town. It's not uncommon
to see residents practicing their Tai Chi or a
volleyball game. Always the best weather in the
Bay Area can be found in North Beach. Don't forget
Lombard Street, the famous winding downhill road
where thousands visit daily. During your San Francisco
tour, San Francisco Comprehensive Tours will drive
by North Beach and provide you with a historical
Also, see North
Beach in our itinerary section.