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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 2 days ago

Such a beautiful cathedral. The stained glass is memorable and includes modern day subjects. This catedral has a very interesting history.

Thank webbuzzard
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Despite the fact that the cathedral has weddings in it, you can still enter and partake of a great balance between grandeur and personal space. The stained glass is stunning, you can go anywhere, and there is enough to satisfy for a quick trip. The...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walk the labyrinth. It really gets you mind working. Beautiful church. Stayed and listened to the very amazing choir.

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral is beautifully located at the top of Nob Hill and well worth a visit if you like this type of architecture. Very close to the Powell Street cable car line and downtown - or walking distance from Union Square if you are in...More

Thank zuzanka1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting Lombard Street, we continued on to Grace Cathedral. we had visited a number of cathedrals in Europe over the last couple of weeks and Grace Cathedral certainly can stand proud with those cathedrals.It is interesting seeing the murals on the walls depicting the...More

Thank Brianmac55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended a wedding here this weekend.I have never visited before despite living in the bay area for several years.The cathedral is an impressive building,and reminded me somewhat of cathedrals in my native England.Very nice wedding service too. Worth a visit if you are in...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all this is a pretty weird cathedral, worth visiting for its curiosity value. It appears to be concrete gothic. There is no vault on the nave, it is just open to the roof. There is a copy of the Chatres labyrinth. The stained...More

Thank Giles H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is sitting on top of a hill. The architecture is amazing and reminded me of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Pairs. The stained glass inside is very beautiful too.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's worth the walk up to Nob Hill to see Grace Cathedral. The Cathedral is massive, has beautiful unique stained class windows (find FDR, Einstein, and others in the stain glass windows) and beautiful architecture. The cathedral hosts yoga once a week and frequent concerts....More

Thank pilotandme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cathedral is a wonderful place to take a break from walking the hills and sit and enjoy the feeling of this place

1  Thank Charlie S
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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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