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Mission San Juan Bautista

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Address: 406 Second St., San Juan Bautista, CA 95045
Phone Number: 8007770369
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Loved this mission site and surrounding property!

Visited this site during the family mission trip. It was one of our favorites due to the mission size, property and surrounds locale of the San Juan Bautista State Historic Park... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Cheeks123
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this site during the family mission trip. It was one of our favorites due to the mission size, property and surrounds locale of the San Juan Bautista State Historic Park. We stepped back in time and would have loved to have looked in the old Plaza Hotel. The mission and courtyard were realistic and kept up beautifully. The mission... More 

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history, very interesting displays ... farm equipment, facilities or the inside of the house where they lived. All well maintained and preserved.

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the loveliest mission, and the entire town it perfect. We went early, and you should definitely plan on about 1.5-2 hours. Don't be rushed, and just soak in the beauty and peace of the surroundings. The garden is simply breathtaking. The smells, the birds; truly stunning. It's cool if you are a Hitchcock fan also, because of Vertigo...... More 

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tons of history to be experienced, bring the family or stroll around on your own and be transported to another time!

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lovely, old church has three aisles, making it the largest. Visit it! It is a special place. Mission San Juan Bautista is our favorite of the 11 missions we have visited to date. This mission deserves more work to preserve it further for the future. Old music and other museum exhibits are great.

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Kansas
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love places like this, where it really feels like a step back in time. Everything from the old church sanctuary to the exhibits on the side added to that feeling. The missions have an interesting history, and there are a lot of opinions about them, but actually being physically present at this one was really the highlight of my... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed Sunday mass at the Old Mission church! Wonderful homily and a very friendly and welcoming congregation.

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San Marcos, California
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623 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few missions that I had not visited, so since I was in the area I decided we would stop. The mission is beautiful the museum is very interesting and the gardens are beautifully maintained.

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Salinas, California
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mission at San Juan Bautista is a great place for families to visit to help them understand our history. The place was clean and well maintained, and offered a great historical memory.

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Atascadero, California
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83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite missions and very close to stores, dining, etc. Not far off Hwy 101 and very worth the couple mile drive.

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