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Mission San Rafael Arcangel

1104 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-2916
+1 415-456-3016
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Another Lovely Mission!

The old mission and the newer church are really lovely. Visit both, and enjoy walking through the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne G
Roseville, California
via mobile
Not as large as other Missions

Having been to many of California's Missions, this was just a bit of a disappointment. Parking was... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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Mission San Rafael Arcangel, built as a hospital, was named for the Angel of Healing.
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  • Average27%
  • Poor3%
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1104 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-2916
+1 415-456-3016
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old mission and the newer church are really lovely. Visit both, and enjoy walking through the grounds. This is a pleasant, peaceful spot.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Having been to many of California's Missions, this was just a bit of a disappointment. Parking was not readily available on a weekend and we had to park 4 blocks away. Not a deal breaker but again, not what we have found at other Missions....More

Thank CLo976
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately all the buildings were locked on Saturday evening so we were only able to view them from outside. Architecturally they are stunning! The gardens were beautiful! I'm sorry that we didn't have an opportunity to spend time indoors.

Thank LoveRoadTrips2
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

One of the missions from the glory days of the Spanish Historical and a good Sunday service . Right in the center of San Rafael

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church in central San Rafael Friendly people a large number of services to choose from. Always a pleasure to visit when in town

Thank tony b
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We have done so many missions and needed to visit this one to help complete the 21...still have a few to go. Disappointed the gift shop was closed after Sunday mass....

Thank CheapEats019
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The church was beautiful and very busy with a service being held. Unfortunately the museum was closed. Only open 3 days during week.

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Generations of families gather for ceremonies, religion based Beautiful architecture humbling atmosphere

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Worthwhile to visit if traveling north of the Golden Gate.Not the Duomo of Milano, but the best and oldest we have!

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 12 January 2017

What is most impressive about this 200 year-old mission is not only it's history, but that it is a living church and so important to the San Rafael community. A favorite spot for weddings and a school with classes since 1889, there's always activity at...More

Thank Jon from Dallas
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