Uncover SF's Beat and Bohemia: In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1.8km
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Explore tales from SF's Beat Generation with an In-App Audio Tour
  • Discover the famous Caffe Trieste, where poets and artists gathered
  • See the Transamerica Pyramid, an icon of the SF skyline
  • Admire the Sentinel Building's history and architecture
  • Taste the best Cannoli in town at Stella Pastry
This tour is an auditory journey through San Francisco's North Beach and Jackson Square, tailored for those with an affinity for the city's rich literary and cultural history. It's perfect for enthusiasts of beatnik poetry, jazz, and the untamed spirit of the Barbary Coast. Starting at the Pier 5 Law Offices and concluding at the renowned Beat Museum, the traveller is invited to meander through historic streets and alleyways buzzing with tales of San Francisco's past luminaries. The starting point sets the tone for an adventure that traverses the haunts of gold miners to the hangouts of iconic writers and artists. Along the way, experience the intertwined histories of pioneers and punk rockers, stopping at cafes where poets once gathered and clubs that vibrated with the sound of jazz. The route navigates past evocative landmarks like the Transamerica Pyramid, City Lights Booksellers, and vibrant murals that speak to the city's eclectic character. Sights such as the Sentinel Building and Jack Kerouac Alley punctuate the walk. The tour delivers memorable experiences, such as the aroma of garlic from The Stinking Rose and the cultural tapestry woven into the fabric of North Beach. As the tour concludes at the Beat Museum, guests are left standing amidst the echoes of literary greatness, with inspiration to create stories of their own in this historically rich enclave.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Start of route and introduction
The End: Beat Museum
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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