"Sts. Peter & Paul Church" Saints Peter and Paul Church Tip by jadedmuse

  Church, corner of Washington Square Park
by jadedmuse

This church was built in a kind of gothic style and you can't miss it. It's basically the center of the North Beach neighborhood and anchors Washington Square Park.

The church originally served as a parish for the Italian fishermen living in the area, and today a procession still departs for Fisherman's Wharf each October for the annual blessing of the fishing fleet.

But what it is probably best known for and most widely recognized by the general public, is as the place where Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were photographed after their City Hall wedding.

Address: 666 Filbert Street
Directions: North Beach, corner of Washington Square Park
Phone: (415) 421-5219
Website: http://www.sspeterpaulsf.org/church/

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  • Written Dec 12, 2005
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