San Carlos Cathedral

 Royal Presidio Chapel

The oldest building on the Monterey peninsula is the Royal Presidio Chapel, also known as the San Carlos Cathedral. It was founded in 1770 by Fr. Junipero Serra as part of the Spanish Presidio. It still stands today and continues to function as a church, making it the oldest continuously functioning church in California. Come visit this National Historic Landmark with its ornamental architecture and large archives of religious and historic artifacts and art.

Good video for history buffs on the San Carlos Cathedral, also known as the Royal Presidio Chapel.  Recently renovated.

Located at 500 Church St. in Monterey, CA.

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