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La Mision de San Ignacio

El Centro (downtown), San Ignacio, Mexico
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Type: Historic Sites
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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Cozy town square with huge, ancient trees, historic mission building. Try the ice cream shop on the square, delicious!

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The San Ignacio Mission is one of the most beautiful in Baja and well worth a visit. It also has a wonderful botanical garden with all the plants labeled.

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Los Angeles, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The mission church in San Ignacio is conveniently located on the town plaza and well worth a look inside. The early Baja missions were founded by Jesuits in the 1600's, then largely abandoned when the indigenous people mostly died of European diseases, then some (as this one) were re-build as churches by Dominicans. They are very different from the Alta... More

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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Small, but you can join a service if you'd like to. Right on the square. Won't take long to see.

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Encinitas, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Step back in time and visit the La Mision de San Ignacio. We attended a mass, in Spanish, that was an incredible experience. Beautiful.

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Banff National Park, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

While many missions are located in the mountains of Baja, this beautiful old mission is located at the town square.

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Yosemite National Park, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

After driving through some beautiful desert countryside, take a break and visit San Ignacio. The 100 year old laurel trees surrounding the town square provide the traveler with ample shade and comfort under which to have a relaxing lunch while contemplating the 3 foot walls of the Spanish Mission church that anchors one end of the square. A typical, tidy,... More

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La Mision, Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

La Mision de San Ignacio is a treasure not to be missed in this lovely, welcoming town

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Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

The museum next door has an actual size incredible reproduction of the ancient mural art of Sierra de San Francisco. It has stimulated us to make plans to go there to visit the mural art!

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