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Mission of Nombre de Dios

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Address: 27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, St. Augustine, FL 32084
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Beautiful grounds to walk and relax on. Go into the Mission and then relax under a tree or near the water. Peaceful!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful grounds to walk and relax on. Go into the Mission and then relax under a tree or near the water. Peaceful!

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Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

it was such a nice way to relax and sit and pray and just breathe, this church is just what you need. the church is small and really a time capsule to go back in time and think about how the others prayed and worshipped back then,,,,,

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Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 507 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This sits a short way from the restored area and is worth a visit. This old building sits on a lovely park like area. You can't miss it as there's a huge cross on the property. Go and walk around and spend a few minutes inside this lovely old mission.

Thank barbaragwen270
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having decided to spend two nights in St Augustine, Ben and Mrs Too availed ourselves of the visitor center then bought hop-on-hop-off trolley passes to complete an orientation for tourists in the city. One of the gems in this historically and culturally important area is this site, where the first Christian worship services in the New World are believed to... More 

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Central Florida, Florida
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mission and the grounds are worth a visit. For us it is a Spiritual place where the first mass was celebrated! Jesus, was here 50+ years before Jamestown. The chapel is where one can pray and feel "his" presence.

Thank DocktorJJ
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful but make sure you dont ride your bike, we got yelled at when there were no signs and when we politely said "okay" got off our bikes and respectably walked our bikes off they rushed us yelling "come on, hurry up" very rude to be a christian place! also everything was blocked off we couldnt go to the cross... More 

Beaufort, South Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty grounds and a peaceful, shady place to walk and reflect. We had heard that Hurricane Matthew hit the site hard, but it was walkable and very beautiful.

Thank bauerlhg
Potsdam, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of this has reopened since being damaged by the hurricane, but there is still an area blocked off. Everything about this place is peaceful and tranquil. A bit of important history is here as well. The graves are old, and the statues and carvings are unique and wonderful. If you feel the urge you can spend some time in... More 

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Haines City, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try to go here when ever we are in ST. Augustine FL. It is so peaceful and no noise. There is a lot of history at this place. Walk through the cemetery and read some of the stones. Look at the statues. The chapel is a nice place to visit and light a candle for someone who is sick... More 

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St. Augustine FL, United States
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matthew did a job on this site. As part of a functional Parish, Nostra Senora de la lecche, it stands as the landing site for the first Spanish missionaries and the site of the first celebration of Mass on what would be American soil. The rest of the grounds are lovely with a second museum on the premises. Informative if... More 

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