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Grace Cathedral: Tours & Tickets

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1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2244
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth the visit to see this cathedral and its suberb archtectrure and labyrinths. The best way to mediate and absord some time to reflect on lifes journeys.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MPierce2fly
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an opportunity to enjoy this magnificent cathedral twice today. Once during the Cityguide tour and again attending Evensong services later at the end of the day. Outside the building is an amazingly well designed and perfect for its hilltop location, inside the stained...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are churches and there are churches. This one is definitely worth a look see. Check out the magnificent windows and architecture.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rob L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly and welcoming. My wife attended an evening service there and thoroughly enjoyed it. Beautiful inside and out.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank USBtraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history it breathtaking. The cathedral is so very gorgeous. The exterior is WOW the interior is the creme de la creme of beauty.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Coriander W
Reviewed September 14, 2019

Although we are of a different faith, we felt comfortable at the Cathedral. The stained glass, murals, and paintings are stunning. There is a small AIDS memorial chapel with a beautiful and touching quilt and symbols of a number of different religions. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jsugarma
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Free entry although donations are suggested. The architecture and stained glass windows are impressive.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank martinbP1686NO
Reviewed August 21, 2019

Enjoyed my brief tour of Grace Cathedral. It is lovely inside and out. The stained glass windows are beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Traveller8458
Reviewed August 18, 2019

Lovely, grounds and surrounding area. So many gorgeous buildings get lost in big cities. It's worth taking a walk around!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AlleyDeBlanck
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Relatively sparsely ornate, it takes an eye for detail to find craftsmanship that stands out. Feels like a replica of some church building in southern Europe, though with a much shorter history.The church recommends a $ 10-20 donation for adults, which feels strongly in excess...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Free; but it will cost money to use the parking garage if you are driving.
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Response from DanasTrip | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes! As a matter of fact, Grace was one of the first places in SF which offered spiritual and emotional support to the gay community at the beginning of the AIDS health crisis. Grace is a loving and embracing place of... More