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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, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Missions, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This land has always felt so very sacred to me. I come here to reflect and immerse myself in spirituality and prayer. It is very peaceful and quiet and lovely.

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atlanta
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108 reviews 108 reviews
40 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location on the Bay with lots of old trees with spanish moss, impressive cross and old mission. Great spot for a walk to enjoy the scenery

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st augustine fla usa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The mission provides an oasis just steps away from the busy downtown. The serenity of the chapel, and its surrounds add another dimension to a St. Augustine visit. There you can find spots to sit and meditate, a cemetery where the earliest nuns were buried and even a gift shop. Everyone I have taken has brought back fond memories of... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Hard to miss this place, given the huge cross nearby. Nice area for a stroll. Good place for some quiet introspection.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Don't miss walking the Seven Sorrows of Mary and the opportunity for peaceful contemplation in the chapel at the Our Lady of La Leche shrine, the first in the United States dedicated to Our Lady of La Leche. Beautiful and moving.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Originally coming from Germany, I was very impressed with the church (being Catholic) and the grave sites from the past which reminded me of home cemetery. The Cross and where the 1st Church was held by Spanish settlers and of course the free museum in the modern church.

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Munich, Germany
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128 reviews 128 reviews
32 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Wonderful garden/park with many religous and historic parts to discover.very lively due to (felt) hundreds of squirrels, birds. Wonderful old trees decorated with Spanish Moss. A soul relieving contrast to busy old town

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was the first mission settled in what is now the United States. It has a small shrine to La Virgen de La Leche and the first cemetery where the founder of this mission lays. It has a nice walkway with lost of trees and a nice view to the bay.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

One of the most spiritual and inspiring places I have ever visited. Lots of folks walking their dogs adds to the calming, casual atmosphere.

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Puyallup, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

What a breathtaking place! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed walking the grounds at the mission. It was very historic and beautiful! Definitely a must do while in St. Augustine.

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