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Address: 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Visitors can tour this historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell...

Visitors can tour this historic Franciscan mission that features twin bell towers and lovely gardens.

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Worth a visit while in town

Visited briefly while in Santa Barbara and glad we did. A very interesting and picturesque Church, shame we didn't have more time to explore, but well worth the time we spent... read more

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Manchester
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited briefly while in Santa Barbara and glad we did. A very interesting and picturesque Church, shame we didn't have more time to explore, but well worth the time we spent there.

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needham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great example of a california spanish mission. It doesn't take more than an hour but is woth seeing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved visiting the Santa Barbara Mission, it was a gorgeous old building and we learnt heaps about the history of the place.

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Garden Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Barbara is one of the most restored missions and is always a favorite place to visit when you are in Santa Barbara.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful historic site with a huge rose garden. Tours available. Easy parking and access. Stop and take a few pictures!

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Spokane, Washington, Usa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having only one day to tour Santa Barbara we chose the Old Mission as one of our stops and we a glad we did. So much of the history of not only Santa Barbara but of the settlement of California is shown here. The old Mission was being prepared for Good Friday service which to me added a cool element... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Self-guided tour was very nice. I found the courtyard especially interesting, with the tombstones of people associated with the mission. The chapel was beautiful.

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Houston, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We grabbed a short time in the morning to go by the Mission. The grounds are beautiful and the Mission is amazing. The view from the steps of the bay is spectacular!

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a treat to visit this historic and beautiful Mission! It can as little as 15 - 20 minutes or linger for longer while taking photos of the Mission and the grounds (including a lovely fountain).

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. History is everywhere the grounds are gorgeous. The fountain adds a nice touch and a place to take it all in. Gift shop has adorable items. Parking is free. Admission is $9 per adult

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