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Grace Cathedral

1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2244
+1 415-749-6300
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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 where people are encouraged to seek God and progress on their own spiritual journeys. The cathedral itself, a renowned San Francisco landmark, serves as a magnet, where diverse people gather to worship, celebrate, seek solace, converse and learn.Famed as a destination for visitors from all over the world, the cathedral is known for its striking architecture, stained glass, singular collection of art, and Interfaith AIDS Memorial Chapel.
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1100 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108-2244
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As gothic as it gets in the USA. Stop. Look. Then walk to the labyrinth on the right. Enter. Slow down. Breathe and listen to San Francisco all around you.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've taken photos of this beautiful cathedral both during the day and at night. It's beautiful. It's got lots of great, contemporary art features if you pay attention and it also has a lot of quaint little gardens and flowers out in front. It's hard...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grace Cathedral is just beautiful. It is a great building with wonderful stained glass window. It is a peaceful church to sit down and enjoy the atmosphere. I went on a Sunday afternoon and had luck to hear an amazing organ player. It is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband come here often, it is just such a beautiful place to spend some free time. The music is wonderful, and the atmosphere is very peaceful.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful cathedral with some interesting history. We walked in on a Sunday and were greeted by a quartet opera performance in progress. This cathedral seems to have regular Sunday events! Worth a visit.

Thank Zachary H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in San Franciso for a Company event and while there had some extra time. We went to see Grace Cathedral and were awe struck. The building was beautiful. While there, the pianist came in (I'm guessing to practice for Sunday Eucharist) and the...More

Thank Debbie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bit of a walk to Grace Cathedral unless your hotel in nearby, which mine usually is. I like to start my mornings at Grace Cathedral walking the labyrinth inside. There is also one outside, but the inside labyrinth seems more intimate because the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifuly kept Cathedral in the heart of Nob Hill. FREE! Although donations are gratefully accepted. NIce art installations, and the stained glass is a beautiful as Notre Dame.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building. We arrived as evensong was about to begin, but we were still given a warm welcome when we explained we were only there for a look around. Some beautiful artwork and architecture, so you are likely to enjoy it whether you are a...More

Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! This place is HUGE and magical. I love to photograph historic Churches and this one does not disappoint.

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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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