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Mission of Nombre de Dios

Address: 27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904 824 2809
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Missions, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Missions, Cultural
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Such a beautiful, solemn place. The historic event was eye opening as to how Christmas was celebrated hundreds of years ago. I recommend visiting the Mission- you will not be disappointed! The cross and the view is wonderful!

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The Mission of Nombre de Dios is the oldest mission in The United States. It was on these grounds that Fr. López would celebrate the first parish Mass and begin the work at America’s first mission. The grounds are peaceful, tranquil, and very spiritual. There is a statue of Father Lopez, and the worlds tallest cross on the edge of... More 

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Roanoke, VA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

After we checked in to our hotel, we decided to go on a walk and found this right across the street. It was a beautiful, peaceful setting. It is located right on the water. Walking through the grounds took us about a half hour.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

historical, quaint, and a quiet spiritual setting. The tiniest little stone chapel I have ever been in for mass. a wonderful gift shop of religious gifts .

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Key West
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I love to visit this beautiful church property. Once you cross the bridge, a feeling of peace comes over you. The gorgeous cross, which sits at the edge of the property, is a wonderful reminder of the historical landfall. I visit the Mission on every trip to St. Augustine.

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10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This area is beautiful and Absolutely free. We spent 2 hours walking the grounds and never got bored. We were lucky enough to attend a Vesper Ceremony and the entire grounds seemed peaceful and relaxing. We also saw an alligator in the ponds- which added some excitement!

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Always a must when we visit St. Augustine. Save it for the last thing you do and it washes away all the hectic of a tourist day.

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Gloversville, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Quiet. Small. Peaceful. A little treasure in honor of mothers everywhere. This is within walking distance of the Fountain of Youth which we didn't know at the time...but would recommend that you do that....no hils. All flat!

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Gloversville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A quiet stop off the beaten path. Nice to meditate here. A beautiful place. You may want to bring nuts to feed the squirrels.

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Palm Coast, Florida, United States
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39 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a very peaceful attraction not far from downtown St Augustine. There is a box for donations but not required to walk the grounds. The highlight is the giant cross by the water. Short trails wind from it into a shaded area and a small museum with gifts is near the parking lot which is free.

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