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Peaceful setting for a famous church.

Up a hill over looking the town of Bodega. This church is not only famous from the movie The Birds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sebastopol, California
Pretty church

I was only able to stop and enjoy the outside of the church but it is such a pretty little church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Monroe, Louisiana
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17120 Bodega Hwy, Bodega Bay, CA 94922
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Up a hill over looking the town of Bodega. This church is not only famous from the movie The Birds but from a black and white photo years before by Ansel Adams. Take some time to walk around, go inside and enjoy the views the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was only able to stop and enjoy the outside of the church but it is such a pretty little church. Glad I stopped

Thank rebeccabrabb
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Fun stop to take pictures and relive memories from the movie. Watch the movie again if it's been awhile. You are allowed to park on site.

Thank MominOC
Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you are in the area and are a bit of a film buff, a quick stop at St. Teresa's church for a few photos is worth the time. There is nothing else accept the church to see and when we were there the church...More

Thank vppro
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We took our RV and went to the Sonoma Coast. Nice RV sites at Porto Bodega. Day trips to Occidental with lunch at the Union Hotel. Stop in town of Bodega to view the famouels Potter school filmed in Hitchcock's the Birds in 1966. Crab...More

Thank WaltandJackie J
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This beautiful Catholic Church has been serving parishioners for over 150 years. Well, along the way, Ansel Adams and Alfred Hitchcock added more to the mix. A not to be missed resident of the beautiful and historic town of Bodega.

Thank Patricia E
Reviewed 29 July 2018

On a hilltop just off Highway 12 (also known as Bodega Highway), on a hilltop, it’s impossible to miss the 19th century Saint Teresa of Avila Church which was seen briefly in Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 masterpiece, The Birds. This picturesque church was also the subject...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Cute little church that was used in the movie the Birds by Alfred Hitchcock. It is 5 miles inland from Bodega Bay in the small town of Bodega.

1  Thank ragbone2016
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We came to see the church and the schoolhouse. It was fun to take pics in front of buildings that were in a famous movies. But other than that not much to see in the quiet little town of Bodega.

2  Thank izsmom
Reviewed 13 March 2018

There is really only one reason to visit and that is because of The Birds movie. Iconic scenes were filmed at the church and it doesn't disappoint. Quick stop for some photos and then head on to more THE BIRDS scenes

Thank marlarkey99
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