Discovering the Iconic Painted Ladies of San Francisco
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Discovering the Iconic Painted Ladies of San Francisco

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San Francisco is a city that has no shortage of iconic landmarks and breathtaking views, but one of the most recognizable sights in the city is the row of Victorian houses known as the Painted Ladies. These colorful homes are located in the Alamo Square neighborhood, just a short distance from downtown San Francisco. They have been featured in countless movies, TV shows, and postcards, and are a must-see for anyone visiting the city.

The Painted Ladies are a row of seven Victorian houses, each one painted in a different color and adorned with ornate detailing. They were built in the late 1800s and early 1900s, during the height of the Victorian era, and are a perfect example of the architectural style that was popular at the time. The houses are all different shapes and sizes, but they share a common design aesthetic that makes them instantly recognizable.

The best way to see the Painted Ladies is to head to Alamo Square, a small park that sits on a hill overlooking the houses. From the park, you'll have an unobstructed view of the entire row of houses, as well as the San Francisco skyline in the background. The view is particularly stunning at sunset, when the sky turns.

The Painted Ladies have been featured in several TV shows and movies, but they are probably most famous for their appearance in the opening credits of the sitcom "Full House". The show, which aired from 1987 to 1995, used the Painted Ladies as the backdrop for the opening shot of the Tanner family's house. The shot has become iconic and is instantly recognizable to anyone who watched the show during its original run or in reruns.

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