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“Mission visit” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old Mission Santa Barbara

Old Mission Santa Barbara
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Owner description: Visitors can tour this historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell towers and lovely gardens.
Ontario
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Mission visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

Historically interesting but similar to others. The grounds are very pretty and well maintained. View is lovely and close to town.

Visited January 2013
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Newberg, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Must see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2013

If you're at all interested in California history, you must see the mission! It's a good walk from downtown and a self-guided tour will explain all you need to know. Very impressive!

Visited January 2013
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Southern California
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful Mission”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

If your interested in Mission history this place to go. We visited for my daughter's mission project. Great, informative tour and beautiful grounds.

Visited December 2012
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Lexington, Kentucky
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Beautiful fig tree in the cemetery!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2013

We did the self guided tour. Beautiful church and grounds. Very interesting history. The huge fig tree in the cemetery is amazing! I liked the section on the arts, crafts, and work that went into building the mission and in sustaining the people.

Visited January 2013
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Solvang, California
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Classic Mission”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

A wonderful old mission in very good condition and still actively used today. Also has a wonderful museum and grounds, rose garden, and monastery. The community holds special events on the steps and plaza in front a various times of year.

Visited February 2012
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