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Grace Cathedral

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Grace Cathedral is home to a community where the best of Episcopal tradition courageously embraces innovation and open-minded conversation, where inclusion is expected and people of all faiths are welcomed, where beliefs are put into action and...more
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1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2244
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Makes the trek up to Nob Hill worth it. Great pictures from the outside and even better inside. Put it on your San Francisco itinerary.

Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cathedral is quite beautiful both inside and out. Be sure to see the carved doors on the of the church depicting Old Testament stories. Very nice stained glass, paintings, carvings and other religious iconography. Peaceful side chapels throughout. People are very friendly. Great location...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Grace Cathedral was a stop on our San Francisco City Tour. When I stepped inside, I was overcome with emotion. It is absolutely gorgeous! I took a seat and tried to "soak in" the atmosphere. Our stop was for about 15-20 minutes. Don't miss this...More

Thank Cookie059
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect setting for an epic wedding. The magnificence and history of this setting can not be captured by words. Truly felt we were witnesses not only to a beautiful wedding ceremony but a piece of history. A tribute to a great city.

Thank katieqd
Reviewed October 19, 2018

An imposing looking Cathedral that warrants attention. It took us some effort to walk up the steep road leading to this place. We walked in and sat down for a few minutes to rest.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed October 17, 2018

It's not the prettiest cathedral from the outside like most European ones but the inside is lovely and when you go to listen to the Messiah it's a great experience. I recommend it for all music lovers.

Thank georgegibbs
Reviewed October 17, 2018

after a long haul up 3 very steep hills..we made it and it was so lovely. They do ask that you donate to the church by visiting it. They have the holy water and you can walk right on in and take pictures, kneel and...More

Thank Jana D
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We only saw from the outside and it was a pretty building. You can see it if you ride the California trolley route.

Thank GypsyGeorgia
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We were really surprised by how lovely the church is. Beautiful stained glass windows and the all faiths AIDS memorial chapel is very moving. There was a service going on in one of the smaller chapels whilst we were there so we were lucky enough...More

Thank McPidd
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Beautiful church with 2 very interesting artists on display. Dont miss the one in the basement. Great walk up Nob hill. Also fun to walk around the neighborhood. Across the street is an incredible mosaic in the Mason building.

Thank margaretb2810
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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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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
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