We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mission of Nombre de Dios

27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904 824 2809
Website
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Missions
142 visitor photos
Write a Review

395 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    285
    84
    22
    3
    1
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
CHARLESTOWN
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

a small group of singers use this awesome chapel to sing gregorian chant on certain days of the month. the grounds are holy grounds and they are beautiful and inspiring if only because of the history. think of it as a lovely park, by the water with a catholic over-tone

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Top Contributor
256 reviews 256 reviews
150 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Loved the missions in San Antonio, so had to see this one. While it has a different feel then those missions, it still has a very serene and peaceful quailty to it. Ocean nearby and the landing site makes this a unique and often missed attraction. Take the time to make a stop and walk around even if only for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Neat chapel tucked away near large cross is in St. Augustine. I donate everytime I visit. So glad it is open for prayer and is preserved. Nice gift shop at entrance /exit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Macon, Georgia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

another, "want to see but never did. Well, we did.. It is a beautiful walk to the Cross and awesome little church and historic cemetery. I wish I had brought a bag of unsalted peanuts for the very curious squirrels everywhere.. Did not see "do not feed" signs but not sure if o.k. It was a very relaxing experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Tampa, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

In the 5 times I have been to St. Augustine, I've always passed this one by. My 5th visit, I decided to walk the paths and take a look at the old church. This is a very peaceful and holy place - I was surprised at how calm I felt here sitting on the bench overlooking the water. I will... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
valdosta, georgia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

You don't have to be religious to enjoy this historic spot. Interesting sites loaded with history just there for the taking.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Worldly
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The chapel is in very good condition considering the age. It is located in a cemetery that holds the remains of many generations. Interred is both Confederate & Union soldiers too. It is also worth visiting the adjacent church which contains many items dating back to the 1600's as well as history of the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orlando, Florida
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I loved visiting this area it was so peaceful and the museum was very interesting. The weather was very warm but yet walking around the grounds it didn't seem that hot.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Augustine, Florida
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

As a resident of St Augustine this is a place we go to again and again. The views of the inlet are stunning and the cross is quite majestic. The small free museum is unique and fascinating.(Donations accepted) The Lady of La Leche Shrine is so lovely to sit in and reflect or pray or just be. The grounds have... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Keystone Heights, Florida
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

You will want to see this , but because it sits on the water the mosquitoes will carry you away . The history is a must see !! You will enjoy , believe me .

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Mission of Nombre de Dios also viewed

 

Been to Mission of Nombre de Dios? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Mission of Nombre de Dios?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing