So well maintained and very informative museam. Good for family friends young folks also. Even has a great gift shop with lots of books.
About Mission San Luis Rey
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Thirty years ago when I first visited Mission San Luis Rey there were very few housing developments surrounding the site. Today, inspite of Oceanside's growth, Mission San Luis Rey and its property are an ocean of beauty and calm. The mission itself with its serene...More
This is real, and original culture. Unlike the east coast who borrowed their "culture" from Europe. If some east coast hack ever says "there's no culture in CA" ... slap him/her.
Smaller in stature and presence than its larger cousins in Capistrano and San Diego, it is no less serene. Franciscan friars still live, worship and hold service in the restored chapel daily. The chapel has been restored to it's original plans. It remains a place...More
One may guess that if' you've seen one of California's 21 missions, you've seen them all. Not quite true! The first was established in 1769 and the final one in 1823. San Luis Rey was built in 1798 and is considered one of the most...More
This was a very beautiful Mission one that I had never been to before. I've missed this little gem every time I've gone through the mountain from Escondido to Oceanside. I can 't believe I missed this all these years....The people there are so kind...More
Very nice Mission with a lot of history. This is well worth the few bucks they charge to go and visit. Great educational spot for taking your kids or grandkids.
No tripods allowed on grounds, no flash photos in church. Church interior is photogenic but dark, so tripod is necessary for long exposures. Asked for permission to use tripod on a one-time basis and was referred to one of the brothers at the church, who...More