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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We strolled around Sonoma (later we went to a winery outside of town), and the State historic park is absolutely worth visiting. It consists of 5 or 6 buildings including the Toscano Hotel, the Mission San Francisco, the barracks, the servants quarters and General Vallejo's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

There is a large free parking lot behind this Park, and there are always empty spaces (even on weekends), so when we come to Sonoma, (as we did on Friday May 3) we always drive there to park our car. To get to the Plaza,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Sonoma is a significant city in California's history. Sonoma State Historic Park is right on the plaza. You don't really see Sonoma if you don't take time to visit the very interesting buildings that make up the historic park.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gina C
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

We walked from our hotel in town and loved the hiking. Some take you up to a great view down on Sonoma. The tourist information service has a good brochure about hikes in the area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jen-JMelb
Reviewed January 5, 2019

I had no clue what this place was about and when I first heard about it I thought that it was actually a park with trees, benches and grass. To my very pleasant surprise I was able to go back in history visiting and reading...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

love this place make you go back in time and see, how was in 1920s good town to have some drinks with friends

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Father Altimira, a missionary, started to build missions. He asked the help of the Native Americans. he built quite a lot. There was a nice home, all in white. This is the Toscano Hotel. The servants quarters had also a place to sleep, not as...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

In the town itself there is not that much to see anymore but worth visiting is Vallejo Home. Beautiful restored rooms and a lot to learn about General Vallejo, how life around 1850 was for the privileged and about the period when California belonged to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank eva1500
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The brochure the California States Parks put together describes the area well, "The city of Sonoma is home to Sonoma State Historic Park- site of California's northernmost Franciscan mission and birthplace of the state's Bear Flag." This is historic downtown with loads of charm. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank irsh21
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Located right down town city center Sonoma. Great local Founding history representative buildings, informative content, plaques, timelines, Etc. And best of all, it’s free.

Date of experience: July 2018
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