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Holy Virgin Cathedral, San Francisco

Holy Virgin Cathedral - San Francisco, California
Holy Virgin Cathedral
6210 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94121Map
+1 415 221 3255
Neighborhood: Richmond District
Overview

This imposing Byzantine-style structure is crowned with five onion domes, each covered in 24-karat gold leaf. On a bright day with the sunlight hitting the Holy Virgin Cathedral, the view is absolutely dazzling. Inside one gets a glimpse of a period back in time. The interior, consecrated in 1977, could just as easily date from 1577. Through the incense gleams the gold of more mosaics, these depicting various saints, and the precious metals of the icons that are everywhere.

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By bescoverer | Posted 07/23/12
  A must see when visiting San Francisco, I recommend you stay at the Monte Cristo too, http://mail.bescover.com/san-francisco/monte-cristo as it is European style charm, with good old-fashioned hospitality....   Read More
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