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The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland, California

 
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Distance from city center: 1.2mi
windykaty's pictureby windykaty Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 18th of January, 2011
When you think of cathedrals images of beautiful, baroque or Renaissance buildings come into your mind, like the dome of Notre Dame. The Cathedral of Christ the Light, however is exactly the opposite. A true architectural wonder, the building is an amazing structure of glass windows and wood. And it almost looks unfinished, though it is finished.

There is also a mausoleum inside which can be visited for a fair price and it should be. It is not a depressing and sad sight as other mausoleums. The cathedral is a truly amazing sight worth seeing.

Address:
2121 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA

On the web:
http://www.ctlcathedral.org/

 
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