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Mission of Nombre de Dios

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Address: 27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
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Beautiful and spiritual place.

You cannot help feel the spirit of God when you visit this chapel. The surrounding gardens are also a place to find peace. What a wonderful place to find peace and time to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
carol j
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cannot help feel the spirit of God when you visit this chapel. The surrounding gardens are also a place to find peace. What a wonderful place to find peace and time to reflect in this fast paced world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and georgous shrine, where First Mass has been celebrated in America. A very nice and quiet place with a lot of grounds to walk around.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The recent hurricane damaged a bit of the site, but it is still worth a trip to see the museum. The docents are very helpful and informative. Hopefully the shrine will be opened up again soon!

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Thank Gregg L
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice mission, Quiet, serene, lots of grounds and areas to walk around and see the history. Some of the grounds look like they were under repair, but it still looked nice.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a way back machine visit to try and relive what it must have been to leave for no one knew and experience. There are many little areas to explore,

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

I mostly wanted to put in a warning that the Mission's main grounds are closed due to damage from Hurricane Mathew. I don't know about a re-opening date; but if you have the option, do postpone your visit to St. Aug until then. It would obviously be a very leisurely, serene and tranquil walk. Good stuff for the spirit. I'm... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

A must stop for everyone seeking love, beauty, tranquility. Whether or not you are religious it is a must do in St. Augustine. It costs nothing if yo are not refreshed and renewed you need a psychologist.

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Mason, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

What a beautiful, peaceful place. The Mission is simply inspiring and they have a lovely gift shop as well where you can purchase a cancel to light. Be sure and allow time to enjoy.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Learn the true origin of Thanksgiving. Read the history. Pray for the hurricane damage to be repaired.

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New Port Richey, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

a tree fell on it. Very sad. much of the property off limits due to recent hurricane damage. Church and museum open. Gift shop flooded/too damaged. they've put in a temporary gift shop near museum. bridge moved during storm....docent said he thinks it'll all be up and running/open again by May? Hope so, such a peaceful, lovely property.

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