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Old Mission Santa Ines

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Address: 1760 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93464
Phone Number: 805-688-4815
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Historic Mission

Very interesting Mission. Lots of antique artifacts and beautiful gardens. Self guided tour with facts and details on the lives of the Chumash Indians which inhabited the area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my visit like stepping back in history over 200 years . So much to see they have a beautiful church and so many artifacts to look at. The gardens are beautiful and they have a huge gift shop

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We are visiting missions on our trip up the coast with our daughter. This one is a beauty and easy to navigate.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The mission and church building sits at the edge of Solvang on a hill with a beautiful view over the Santa Ynez valley. The buildings and grounds have been renovated and Mass was being celebrated while we were there. There is a bookstore, and signs and booklets explain the history of the site and the operation of the mission system,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I liked the wonderful history behind the area & vising the old graves searching for family. I found 3 ancestors . The Mission is beautiful

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The old mission was built in the early 1800s and provides a good overview of the area's history. You can wander at your own pace through the mission and its grounds. Be sure to walk out in the gardens and through the old cemetery.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This mission has the best scenic view of all the missions I attended. The court yard is lacking a bit but is a wonderful side trip when visiting Solvang.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We loved touring the mission and its grounds. There is a $5 self-guided tour that allows guests into the chapel and into room with 12' thick adobe walls- fascinating. Be aware that since it's a working mission, the chapel might be closed for a funeral or other service. However, the grounds are still open.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very interesting Mission. Lots of antique artifacts and beautiful gardens. Self guided tour with facts and details on the lives of the Chumash Indians which inhabited the area where the Mission was built. Very inexpensive activity for families.

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Buellton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Peaceful and right in the middle of the town of Solvang. Love the garden area. Bells and church remind you of long ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I attended a wedding here. It was beautiful for the wedding and the acoustics were excellent. It was an excellent setting for a wedding! The interior of the church is gorgeous!

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Address: 1760 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93464
Phone Number: 805-688-4815
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Solvang

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