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Mission Santa Clara de Asis

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Address: The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: 408 554 4023
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Description: Founded in 1777, this historic mission is located on the campus of Santa...
Founded in 1777, this historic mission is located on the campus of Santa Clara University.
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Well-maintained and fascinating history

This mission church sits in the heart of the Santa Clara University campus. There are informational brochures to assist visitors. While the church is a university chapel, it has a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Santa Clara, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This mission church sits in the heart of the Santa Clara University campus. There are informational brochures to assist visitors. While the church is a university chapel, it has a number of concerts throughout the year with marvelous acoustics. It also has wonderful Catholic liturgies. The Sunday 10 am Mass is usually standing room only. if the de Saisset Museum... More 

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West chester OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The original mission has been rebuilt a few times as adobe does not stand up forever as a building material. The inside of the church is tasteful but the alter has an opulent feel. Make sure you look up at the ceiling. There are some pieces of the original walls on the campus grounds. Although on campus grounds, mass is... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

as one of the 21 missions in California I am biased towards this mission because I went to school there (Santa Clara Univ.) and used to pass by the mission church every day on my way to class. I return every year for the annual alumni reunion activities. the church is quiet, solemn and quite old. It is a spiritual... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I really like this Mission Santa Clara for it's Architecture and it's location in Santa Clara. What is really nice is that they have a 9:00pm Mass on Sundays in case you've been traveling and didn't get a chance to make Mass!

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Located in the middle of Santa Clara University, this historic church is beautiful inside and out. A self-guided tour pamphlet is available in the narthex as you enter. Sunday Mass is friendly, run by the Jesuits and attracts a wide variety of ages and backgrounds

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The mission sits in the middle of the mall of Santa Clara University. The chapel is well maintained, with beautiful fresco paintings and tile flooring. The adjacent courtyard is breathtaking with wisteria vines and lilies in the garden. A must see in Santa Clara!

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Pittsburg, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Attended a concert performed by SJSU music dept. The concert was very nice and this church is beautiful.

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San Jose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This place is remarkable. It is set in the middle of Santa Clara University but is better for it. The mission church is surrounded by some of the original walls which have the most delightful wisteria growing over them. Nearby is the graveyard where many padres, some of whom could not stand one another, are buried close to one another... More 

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Whitby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Mission is located on the Santa Clara University grounds. The parking attendant gave me a brochure, parking pass, and directions to the visitor's lot and the mission. The campus is very beautiful. Flowers and green grass everywhere. I had downloaded a self-guided tour of the Mission from their website that made it very easy to tour the church. While... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We had a few hours on our recent trip to Santa Clara and my wife chose for us to visit the local Mission. Our boys do a 5th grade project at their school on different missions throughout the state. The campus that the Mission is located on is beautiful. We walked around and saw all of the historic markers, etc.... More 

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Additional Information about Mission Santa Clara de Asis

Address: The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: 408 554 4023
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Clara
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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