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Like walking back in time!

It was such an amazing surprise to come upon the oasis that is San Ignacio and then to tour the... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
San Ignacio - fantastic little town!

La Mission de San Ignacio was a beautiful piece of architecture and they best part is that it's... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Sue R
Sacramento, California
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

It was such an amazing surprise to come upon the oasis that is San Ignacio and then to tour the church was like walking back into history. The man who gave us the tour was priceless! I wish I spoke better Spanish!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LizFurman
Reviewed September 6, 2018

La Mission de San Ignacio was a beautiful piece of architecture and they best part is that it's entire grounds are being used. It's not an a museum piece... it's a church, school, nunnery, etc. The activity in and around this building is fabulous. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sue R
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty cool to visit. I appreciated that the informational signage was in both English and Spanish. Very helpful, since my Spanish is poor ;) The church has a nice native cactus area with signage as well. This place is worth a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VernaB408
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

If you are passing through San Ignacio you definitely want to stop to see the historic mission in the center of town. Built in the early 18th century it has classic mission architecture and informative interpretative panels in both English and Spanish. We were there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FritzCrestlineCA
Reviewed April 10, 2018

The mission is beautiful and seems to be well taken care of. The inside and outside look the same as they did 25 years ago. They do a pretty good job of keeping it up. It still is an active church and I have gone...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The mission has a significant role in Mexican history, given the influence of both the Dominican and Jesuit orders that were responsible for its creation and development in the 1700's. However, I was dismayed that the Mission is not adequately maintained in contrast to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pasadena4
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Great place, very well conserved. Amazing how they build this place in that time with only stones an local materials and it has stood the test of time. Very well worth the visit to learn more about baja Missions an Father Kino "adventures"

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CARLOSG655150800
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building. Great architecture . Had a blast with my family. Wish we would have gone Inside.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank carrol i
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful mission in an amazing little town. This felt like real Mexico! Quaint town with shops, outdoor Plaza, and hat stands. The mission is one of the oldest around and very much worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank tlyntp
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This Jesuit Mission has been in use ever since it was built and its preserved well. The structure sits in front of the main square. It has a lot of shade from the enormous trees. Take time to visit nearby lake and walk through the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Carlos C
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