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Address: 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3611
Phone Number: +1 805-682-4713
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Visitors can tour this historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell...

Visitors can tour this historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell towers and lovely gardens.

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Church and grounds are unique to this area. Lots of parking and local information is readily available. A few miles out of Santa Barbara so transport is required - local trolley... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Church and grounds are unique to this area. Lots of parking and local information is readily available. A few miles out of Santa Barbara so transport is required - local trolley stop is here,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're in the area make sure to stop by and enjoy the history. there is a fee to enter the church/museum. nice for photo op.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A visit here convinced me that I must return soon and do the entire mission trail in California. This is one of the most comprehensive and in better shape than many but the history of settling California is fascinating. If you go, pay the extra couple bucks and take a guided tour. The guides add so much more to the... More 

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an interesting place to visit. There was a lot of history explained about the mission and the Chumash Indians. There is a short film about the mission which is very informative.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited the old Mission last week with my family. It was fairly decent as something to do for a couple of hours. The church was very different than the ones I've seen before. The view from the mission looking into the sea was beautiful. We particularly enjoyed the drive to and from the mission into state street.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very interesting mission. It has many original areas the are taken good care of. Very interesting exhibits. There is an informative short film about the background of the mission. The grounds are beautiful and we'll kept. The display about the damage from earthquakes and the subsequent rebuilding was outstanding. This is one to see.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth seeing. Nice church but not spectacular. Faux painting on the walls and ceiling. Attended a wonderful Mass with a wonderful priest.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved learning the rich history of the mission, as well as seeing first-hand the intricate details in the architecture made by the Chumash Indians.

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Ontario, California
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It is a nice street, full of colors and business all around, restaurants, nice place for walk and eat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The parishioners and clergy at the Mission were very friendly and accommodating. My father-in-law was in a wheelchair and they made sure he was able to go to Communion.

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