Russian Hill, with its steep hilly streets and beautiful views, is one of the nicest areas in the city. Russian Hill properties include Edwardian and Victorian apartments, ideal for young couples. With good restaurants and beautiful views of the bay and Alcatraz, Russian Hill is quintessential San Francisco. World-famous Lombard Street twists down the hill to the delight of tourists and the dismay of cab drivers. Just west of North Beach and east of the Marina, Russian Hill offers outstanding views of the San Francisco Bay and downtown.