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Old Mission Santa Barbara

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Address: 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone Number: 805-682-4713
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Description: 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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So beautiful! Unfortunately we were there after five so we were not able to go inside but we enjoyed walking around the grounds and taking a few pictures. We will definitely go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So beautiful! Unfortunately we were there after five so we were not able to go inside but we enjoyed walking around the grounds and taking a few pictures. We will definitely go back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

There is a fee for walking through the mission and lots of places you can't go due to construction at this time. The mission needs the restoration so it's a good thing! Hopefully they will add some better signage and labels around the mission. The chapel space is beautiful anecdotal the mission sits on a nice bluff with a view!... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The missing was interesting on our tour of Santa Barbara. We didn't do a tour of the mission, but just walked around. They have some nice gardens in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A great stop while in Santa Barbara. The buildings are in excellent condition and you can guide yourself through the mission. The grounds are gorgeous and it is very peaceful. The gift shop is chock full of interesting things. I do find the missions in California both sad and beautiful. I love history and this is should not be missed.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We did the self guided tour, but ran into a docent that was very informative and welcoming. Grounds were interesting, informative plaques.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Nice place to visit, especially if you're open-minded to religious concepts and the history of this mission which deserves a lot of respect. Don't rush your experience here, take time to savor your time here without worrying about when your bus is leaving and don't come in the summer at the height of the hot season here. You can get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Arguably the most beautiful of all the missions, and the one we'd recommend if you could only visit one (which would be a shame), Nestled in a wooded section of what many consider The Golden State's most beautiful city, it is very well maintained and interesting,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A good place to visit. There is lots of information and a video worth seeing. Takes about 90 minutes for the visit. There is parking but you can walk from the far end of State (beach) which takes around one hour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful mission set on a hill. Wonderful gardens and fountain outside and free parking. There is a $8 fee for the tour of the interior which included more gardens, a museum and historical cemetery. Museum offered interesting history on Santa Barbara and the Mission. We enjoyed the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Must see the Mission. It has an interesting video that explains the history, Well kept up, Has an original lavenderia from the Chumash Indians on the grounds

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Address: 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone Number: 805-682-4713
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara

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