The National Shrine Of Saint Francis Of Assisi26 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 610 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94133, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-4159864557
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture
The city is named after this church. In 1849 there were barely any people in this area. It was the goldrush that bought thousands of Catholics to this place. They didn’t have anywhere to pray except at this Franciscan mission, which had originally been built to cater to the Spanish and Mexican citizens of the area. Severely damaged in the fire of 1906, the church was rebuilt again in 1919. Today it’s no longer a parish church, but a national shrine of monumental importance. The beautiful architecture, the pretty stained-glass windows, and the colourful murals create a serene, uplifting atmosphere. The church also houses the relics of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi and Saint Anthony of Padua.This mission is also famous for being the cemetery where the film Vertigo by Alfred Hitchcock was filmed.
How to Reach The National Shrine Of Saint Francis Of Assisi
- Buses 8, 8BX, 30, 41, 45, 91 stop Columbus Ave & Green St
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95% of people start their The National Shrine Of Saint Francis Of Assisi visit around 5 PM
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