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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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Mims, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

My mother and I visited today and it was a beautiful day! The grounds are kept up nicely despite all the people walking everywhere but the designated path. Regardless it is a very peaceful and serene place.

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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

A must visit, don't forget the museum, and the church. A night you can see the cross from a distance

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Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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

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

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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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
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
11 attraction reviews
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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