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Mission Plaza

San Luis Obispo, CA
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Two-block area of downtown serves as the community's cultural and social center complemented with great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining and... more » Owner description: Two-block area of downtown serves as the community's cultural and social center complemented with great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining and nightlife. « less
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

Located in front of the Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, very well kept beautiful garden. Scenic overlook of the San Luis Obispo Creek. Perfect beginning for the walking tour of the Historic District

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California
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733 reviews 733 reviews
534 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

This is a great site in downtown SLO for outside events, although it does get a bit warm in the Summer. It's surrounded by fun shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Every year I love this special little place. Kids love it and believe that Santa is really here. And it is so close to my beloved Mission.

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Calico Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Bells ring every half hour with no count or rhythm and are very very loud. Too loud. and they just keep ringing on and on. Some dirty homeless guy threw a banana at us and the festival was fun on the weekend, but it was overpriced beer and i didn't get to enjoy my ice cream.

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Fremont, California
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1,572 reviews 1,572 reviews
993 attraction reviews
932 helpful votes 932 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On the grounds of the mission there are beautiful gardens. I also liked the bear and cub fountain. There is also an interesting museum on the area as well as mission history. The fee to visit the museum is voluntary; suggestion made is $3.00 per person.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a well-designed and beautiful plaza connected to the Mission. Very nice landscaping and visitor friendly. It invites you in, and makes you want to stay awhile.

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Fresno, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It won't take long to tour the mission and its grounds, but it provides a good sense of the town's history.

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Oceano
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

What an inspiration to have the city 'fathers' propose the plan to make the Mission area a pedestrian-only plaza, great for the very popular free Friday concerts throughout the summer, for crafts events and other special occasions. The tremendous tall eucalyptus trees and the pedestrian areas make this a great place to spend an afternoon, relaxing in the vistas.

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goleta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The restaurant across the mission is fun, Sat. evening mass is always wonderful. Nice when the creek has flowing water in the Wtr. mos.

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Lake Forest, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lots of neat shops to peruse. We walked and walked and enjoyed the Thursday night Farmers Market. I think all the yogurt shops that have left So. Orange County are in SLO - at least one on every block.

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