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Mission of Nombre de Dios

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27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2812
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“la leche” (47 reviews)
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27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2812
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"peaceful place"
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"la leche"
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"huge cross"
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"gift shop"
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"catholic mass"
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"small chapel"
in 23 reviews
"pedro menendez"
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"grounds are beautiful"
in 25 reviews
"light a candle"
in 13 reviews
"united states"
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"free parking"
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"walk around"
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"lots of history"
in 17 reviews
"fountain of youth"
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"shrine"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really liked the beautiful setting and the history. The cross is amazing, but the grounds have so much history as well.

Thank Laurie H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic park like spot on the water is both historically interesting and aesthetically enjoyable. We have visited several times and always enjoy the beauty of the views, the peaceful surroundings, and the inspirational sculptures and plaques along the path. This place truly reflects the...More

Thank Dave L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last hurricane of 2017 appears to have destroyed some trees, quaint old gift shop and part of bridge base over pond.However the mission has the feel of an ancient ground that has weathered much before and still exudes a comforting feel with its ivy covered...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a calm, open space, almost meditative for me. A relief from the rush of St Augustine. See the shrine to "Our Lady of the Milk and Healthy Births" . I can understand the importance of this as so many died in childbirth and...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Located right next to the Fountain of Youth. It's been called "the most holy acre in North America". When you walk across the grounds toward the huge steel cross and Father Lopes statue with outstretched arms, on the shores of the river where Ponce de...More

Thank Susan G
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

I am so glad we stopped at the Mission. The little chapel is so quaint and serene. You should buy at candle at the gift shop at the bigger church and bring it to the chapel to light. This mission is for mothers and mothers...More

Thank renee70591
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazingly beautiful and Serene surroundings. They also maintain a small Museum that has enough information about the Spanish arrival to the United States.

Thank Delia N
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

The mission is very interesting, the shrine is beautiful, and the graveyard was moving. Definitely worth your time.

Thank Shawna M
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is a very beautiful and peaceful location with so much history attached to it. Also the locals seem to have contributed immensely to the maintaining of the mission and the grounds. I was genuinely impressed with the grounds mainly and wish I had time...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent about 3 hours here. We are devout Catholics and wanted to see everything plus attend mass. Others may not need so much time. We arrived early enough to tour the museum before the noon mass. Our docent was fantastic and...More

Thank Stephanie P
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