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Mission of Nombre de Dios

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Address: 27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
Phone Number: 904 824 2809
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Very quiet place. Pray, meditate, learn about the Spanish explorers and people significant at the time. Centrally located. Old chapel and graves nearby...

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Very quiet place. Pray, meditate, learn about the Spanish explorers and people significant at the time. Centrally located. Old chapel and graves nearby...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Best of all is the history of the property and the re-in-actors who tell you about the way of life of the early settlers. The original church is simple but elegant. The canon firing is fun and the Indians tell a good tail of their early ancestors.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love old mission chapels and was eager to see this one. I was wishing it was a little bit more tucked away and secluded. I imagined walking through dense foliage to get there, but that wasn't the case. I'm not Catholic, so it didn't have great spiritual significance for me. The huge cross was impressive. I must say that... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, calm and a well deserved treat after the crowds. The scenery was beautiful. People were respectful of this sacred gem!

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

So peaceful walking around this historic cemetery and the small stone chapel. Director Eric was very helpful and helped us plan a mass during our large family gathering for next year.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited the church once before they started the renovation. Its a very small church and worth seeing. They should consider tearing it down and building a cathedral here and keeping the cathedral for people to see when they are walking around town. It's so hard to get to the cathedral because of the parking.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Not a religious influence, we did enjoy the history and art on display. The gardens, river views and grounds are beautifully maintained and peaceful respite from a sometimes very hectic tourist area!

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Lancashire, England
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258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Located opposite the Double Tree Hilton Hotel and is also a stop on the Red Train and Green trolley bus tours. We walked here, very easy to find because of the 206 foot steel cross which is the worlds tallest free-standing Great Cross. This is a very tranquil and peaceful location with lots of open spaces where you can walk.... More 

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Cassadaga, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

It was very spiritual. I liked the wildlife, the views and the mission it'self. you could feel the past.

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10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Statues are placed thru out the park. Very pretty and well kept. The site is run on a donation basis and has a gift shop. They do close at 5 so we missed that part.

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