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Old Mission San Jose

43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539-5829
+1 510-657-1797 ext. 100
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I've been to numerous missions and this one is beautiful

I live in the same city as this mission, but have only been here twice. However, both times it... read more

Reviewed yesterday
CaroleeBlake
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Fremont, California
Charming example of Spanish colonial history in the heart of the Silicon Valley!

The Mission of San Jose is super charming! It's from 1797 and has been nicely renovated and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
edodd419
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43300 Mission Blvd, Fremont, CA 94539-5829
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+1 510-657-1797 ext. 100
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Reviewed yesterday

I live in the same city as this mission, but have only been here twice. However, both times it didn't hesitate to astonish. Most recently I was there for a wedding. The church is beautiful, the grounds are beautiful, and it's a wonderful experience.

Thank CaroleeBlake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mission of San Jose is super charming! It's from 1797 and has been nicely renovated and preserved. Nice little Museum, and the sanctuary has that adobe flair.

Thank edodd419
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The site was very small without too much to see. Its story wasn't told in an interesting/engaging way by its exhibits. It is not worth for its ticket price.

Thank flora z
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The displays and exhibits are very interesting and informative and give a good overview of what life in a Spanish mission would have been like. My one reservation is that the museum's displays assume that mission life was an improvement over their historical lifestyle for...More

Thank Kvderp
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Old mission, wood pews and all. Went to see a choral group for a Christmas concert. Sat about midway in the church and the accoustics were great. I'd go again for a similar event.

Thank Newdella2000
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Mission San Jose, located in the Mission San Jose District of Fremont, offers a great history of the Ohlone Indians and the Spanish who settled this area. The original mission was destroyed by a Hayward Fault earthquake and what stands now is a rebuilt replica...More

Thank Luv2hikejulie
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My husband and I visited this old Church a few years ago, and you would see how beautiful the Church is. Its very solemn even if they already turned the said Church into a museum.

Thank Bartocal2000
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The sanctuary is beautiful, the history is very interesting, especially for anyone not that familiar with California history.

Thank amyhI9737ML
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We've been to the Mission many times. Our son and his wife were married in the Old Mission Church back in 1998. It was a beautiful event. There have been many weddings performed there. The rest of the grounds are simple and nice. They have...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Went there with a school field trip, the guide was very knowledgeable about the history. I learned a lot about the mission and history in Fremont.

Thank Wanghwa L
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