"The Basilica " Mission District Tip by keeweechic

Mission District, San Francisco: 53 reviews and 132 photos


The Basilica- was completed in 1918 and replaces the parish church that was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake It features stained glass windows depicting Saint Francis of Assisi who is the patron of both the Mission and the City of San Francisco.
.The Basilica also has a wood carving of Mater Dolorosa, Our Lady of Sorrows, set high above the main alter in a sun burst pattern. The Mission has been honoured by the Pope twice in the last 50 years.

Address: Mission District
Directions: Area surrounding Valencia and 16th Street
Website: http://missiondna.org/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 26, 2003
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