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Mission San Juan Bautista

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We came here for my daughter's 4th grade Mission Report.

It is charming and you really don't want to leave. The history and architecture is very rich. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Redwood City, California
San Juan Bautista

I think that everyone should stop by this place at least once in their lifetime. The history and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Turlock, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It is charming and you really don't want to leave. The history and architecture is very rich. The church has regular mass so you can stay and enjoy a traditional catholic mass.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NancyRodas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think that everyone should stop by this place at least once in their lifetime. The history and the views are a nice thing to do. Bring the family and provide them with a little historical trip back in time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 312russa
Reviewed November 11, 2018

You can go to Mass, wander through their gardens, admire the centuries old architecture, or meander through their museum. Call first, and check the hours. There are field trips for schools sometimes that go through, so if that is something you might want to avoid,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JMTESQ
Reviewed November 4, 2018

It's informative and it has a lot of artifacts you can see compared to other missions. We went to see the historical side of the mission and left satisfied. I recommend a family trips it's enjoyably and peaceful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank claudia007-2017
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Amazingly well-restored mission with beautiful gardens, a lovely plaza with old buildings on the plaza in front of the Mission and others through town. Well worth the detour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gamine1949
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The mission is well preserved and a nice museum as well. Very nice grounds surrounding it. It is a good stopping off place when going to Pinnacles

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank hilaryus2016
Reviewed October 15, 2018

It had been many years since I had been here. The museum was a total disappointment. The garden was ok, but rather dormant in October. As you approach the entrance, signs guide you into the gift shop where there are signs indicating you should pay...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Love going to San Juan Bautista. Walking through the mission and gardens. enjoying great food at Jardin Restaurant in the patio, antique shopping and browsing through all the quaint stores.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank capricornia
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

We were walking around 3rd street after lunch and then took a turn down a side road and found this Mission. It’s on a state park so admission fee of $3.00 per person to enter required. There are a lot of old buildings to look...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jfus76
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The 14th of the 21 California Missions I visited on my Motorcycle trip was Mission San Juan Bautista. The Mission was founded on June 24, 1797 by Franciscan Fermín Lasuén. The mission was chronologically the fifteenth of the Spanish missions. This is where the 1958...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from JMTESQ | Reviewed this property |
I looked on their website and couldn't see anything but here is their phone number 831 623 2127.
Sharon S
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Response from laker1rn4 | Reviewed this property |
yes, they do have mass there