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Sts. Peter and Paul Church, San Francisco

Sts. Peter and Paul Church, San Francisco

The Sts. Peter and Paul Church is one of the many structures in San Francisco that has a rich history to blend in with its brilliant architecture. Located opposite the Washington Square Park in the city, the Church has a dedicated following of many pocket communities in San Francisco like the Chinese, Italian, Hispanic, Japanese and Indian. The St. Peter and Paul Church is a Roman Catholic Church and administered by the Salesians of Don Bosco.

The original foundation of the Church was laid in 1884 at the corner of Filbert Street and Grand Avenue. However, the structure couldn’t survive the earthquake and fire in 1906 and was razed to the ground. The present structure was built in 1924 and unlike the previous one, was built with two high raised spires measuring about 191 feet. These spires have made the Church a landmark structure in the city of San Francisco.

Not only is the Church a beautiful sight from the outside, its interiors are equally breath taking. The high altar, made up of different kinds of marble and stone is quite a spectacle and is adorned with beautiful fresco in the background. The Sts. Peter and Paul Church is a place you cannot afford to miss when visiting North Beach.
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Sight Name: Sts. Peter and Paul Church
Sight Location: San Francisco, USA
Sight Type: Religious
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