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Take a breath here

A pleasant open space outside of the San Luis Obispo Mission, nice to sit down there if it's not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
originaldrastic
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San Luis Obispo, California
Nice place to reveiw the local history

As Daniel V said, it is one of the only real main touristy sites to visit in the town, shopping and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MPP2703
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Caythorpe, United Kingdom
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Two-block area of downtown serves as the community's cultural and social center complemented with great shopping, outdoor and indoor dining and nightlife.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant open space outside of the San Luis Obispo Mission, nice to sit down there if it's not too crowded. Central and close to the art museum, which is worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank originaldrastic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As Daniel V said, it is one of the only real main touristy sites to visit in the town, shopping and eating aside. Nice relaxing area. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MPP2703
Reviewed August 7, 2019

We loved spending some time in the Plaza. So welcoming and open. Great seating. Beautiful architecture and landscaping. Welcoming and friendly!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Once the sun goes down a bit, it is very pleasant. There isn’t much seating so you need to bring your own.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

It is an attractive building in a park setting. It is one of the few things in town to see or do other than shop and eat.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is a must see place in SLO. Close to stream in the city center. There is a spanish mission there too. Very pretty.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

This is also one of my favorite places in SLO. You can enjoy, relax, great time with your friends or even calm yourself.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

This is a nice plaza with the Mission on one side and the creek on the other-- makes a nice focal point for downtown SLO

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

The mission plaza is peaceful and the small museum inside the mission is surprisingly interesting and a good way to learn about the Spanish heritage of California, but I actually loved the mission garden best, which you can reach by walking around to the other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alison B
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Do stroll around Mission Plaza and enjoy the beautiful space. Take some pictures of the little and big things and soak in the lovely spot.

Date of experience: February 2018
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cagftl
February 27, 2017|
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Response from milasmom | Reviewed this property |
It's right next to the mission. If you drove south on Monterey,Street, and ran the stoplight at Chorro, you'd be driving illegally on the Plaza. There's parking a block or so away in a structure north of the plaza. Lots... More
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Janice H
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Aren't there any old trailer courts downtown SLO???
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