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Old Cathedral of St. Mary

660 California St, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
+1 415-986-4388
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Photos for understand the history of city and earhquacke and fire of 1800´s and 1900''s

Collection of Photos for understand the history of city and earhquacke and fire of 1800´s and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RodrigoGonzalez
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Vina del Mar, Chile
Listened To Free Piano Music By Thomas Schultz Of Franz Schubert On Tuesday August 22, 2017

I attended this FREE Noontime Concerts with friends on Tuesday early afternoon right after the noon... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
LiveItWell
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Berkeley, California
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This downtown San Francisco landmark was the first Catholic church in California.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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660 California St, Chinatown, San Francisco, CA 94108-2501
Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Collection of Photos for understand the history of city and earhquacke and fire of 1800´s and 1900''s It is free.

Thank RodrigoGonzalez
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I attended this FREE Noontime Concerts with friends on Tuesday early afternoon right after the noon mass at this beautiful old Catholic Church at the heart of San Francisco's China Town. On the corner of California St and Grant St. The cable car line is...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever I'm in Chinatown, I always stop in the light a candle. Only the front and two sides survived the 1906 earthquake and fire. It has been beautifully restored and maintained over the years.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Historic, reverent and soothing. Located within Chinatown. Humbling place for refection and mass when travel takes you nearby.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It was built in 1854 as the first Cathedral in California. Now, many tourists, visitors come to pray and vist, or just sit quietly resting from the busyness of the city.

Thank Tan Q
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This beautiful cathedral was one of the few buildings to survive the 1906 earthquake. Tour the church and learn about her amazing role in the history of this great city.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Whatever you faith or beliefs, this cathedral is worth a visit. The staff here are wonderful. The architecture alone is worth a long walk over on a nice day; there is parking available though. I enjoy visiting cathedrals, churches, temples and other historical and religious...More

Thank Michael_7X7
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting church that still needs some renovations. We visited to attend H Mass. community and priest very welcoming.

Thank C-Z-1982
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This church has a remarkable history . Having withstood 1906 earthquake & a fire. It stands right in middle of China town & I have walked past many times. This time I took the time to enter. Beautiful stained glass windows all around. You can...More

2  Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed 4 March 2017

You wish these walls could talk. Simple, enveloping, non exaggerated architecture, economical and pragmatic when it was constructed, for the specific purpose for which it was built. ....I praise thee Lord.

Thank differentname
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