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Mission San Juan Bautista

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Such a beautiful place to visit.

You can go to Mass, wander through their gardens, admire the centuries old architecture, or meander... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Good Experience

It's informative and it has a lot of artifacts you can see compared to other missions. We went to... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
San Francisco, California
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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
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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
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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
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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
1  Thank timdI3110WX
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We visited San Juan Bautista Mission. Its a historical mission and active church. They often put on nice events as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank mini
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

As other writers mentioned, the mission has several older buildings surrounding it that have been well maintained and give a great idea as to what it was like to live back in that era. There were even live chickens and other feathered friends like how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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yes, they do have mass there