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These are the best cultural venues in town based on their, FACILITIES and ARTISTIC QUALITY.
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Published: September  16, 2014

Mission Dolores

The Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded June 29, 1776. The settlement was named for St. Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscan Order, but was also commonly known as "Mission Dolores" owing to the presence of a nearby creek named Arroyo de los Dolores, or "Creek of Sorrows." Mission Dolores is the oldest intact building in the City of San Francisco and the only intact Mission Chapel in the chain of 21 established under the direction of Father Serra. The Mission has been a steadfast witness to the span of San Francisco's history including the California Gold Rush and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The Mission Cemetery is the only cemetery that remains within the City limits. The Cemetery is the final resting place for numerous Ohlone, Miwok, and other First Californians as well as notable California pioneers. They invite you to visit Mission Dolores to learn about its unique historic, religious, and architectural significance as well as enjoy its tranquil garden and cemetery.

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Address :

3321 16th St San Francisco, CA 94114

Phone :

+1 415 621 8203

Schedule :

Daily: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Published: September  16, 2014

Mission Dolores

The Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded June 29, 1776. The settlement was named for St. Francis of Assisi, the founder of the Franciscan Order, but was also commonly known as "Mission Dolores" owing to the presence of a nearby creek named Arroyo de los Dolores, or "Creek of Sorrows." Mission Dolores is the oldest intact building in the City of San Francisco and the only intact Mission Chapel in the chain of 21 established under the direction of Father Serra. The Mission has been a steadfast witness to the span of San Francisco's history including the California Gold Rush and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. The Mission Cemetery is the only cemetery that remains within the City limits. The Cemetery is the final resting place for numerous Ohlone, Miwok, and other First Californians as well as notable California pioneers. They invite you to visit Mission Dolores to learn about its unique historic, religious, and architectural significance as well as enjoy its tranquil garden and cemetery.