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Old Mission Santa Ines

1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
+1 805-688-4815
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Fine example of Spanish Colonization of the now California coast. Mission is large and has... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas P
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Los Angeles, California
Stopped to Pray

During our stop in Solvang, we visited the small chapel a short while for adoration. We weren't... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Phylly M
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Pennsylvania
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1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fine example of Spanish Colonization of the now California coast. Mission is large and has extensive grounds. Cemetery on grounds, a well, rose garden, cactus abound and bell chapel. One of Spain's many missions from San Diego to past San Francisco. All were joined by...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 4 days ago

During our stop in Solvang, we visited the small chapel a short while for adoration. We weren't sure how to go into the main church. The lady at the gift shop said there was Mass each morning at 8:00. The grounds are small but we...More

Thank Phylly M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This mission has a rich history of the Chumash Indians. We really enjoyed walking around all of the grounds and reading the signage. If you're in Solvang you need to stop by here and just spent 30 minutes or so walking the lovely grounds. There...More

Thank Conusha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we walked the outside grounds it was nice just taking pictures and seeing the flowers they wer beautiful.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an authentic mission. It is easy to access and has a great gift shop. It is one of the smaller of the California Missions.

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice and peaceful Mission. While it is much smaller than the Santa Barbara Mission it appears to have more original structures. The self guided tour is great and the push button recordings in each room was very informative.

Thank Totally420
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of our group of three attended 8 am mass here on a Thursday morning before we took the self-guided tour for $5 each. Prior to the tour I was under the impression that Fr. Junipero Serra founded all of the California missions. Fr. Estevan...More

Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The self guided tour at the Santa Ines Mission is a must for any history buff. It is right on the main road near downtown. The main chapel is remarkable. How they could build such structures 200 years ago is mind boggling.

Thank Markin916
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Worth the time to visit this lovely mission convenient to Solvang. One of the 21 built by Catholic Missionaries between late 1700's and early 1800's. Nice self-guided walk through the buildings, garden, small cemetery and church. Many artifacts worthy of your time.

Thank luvgr8trvl
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Located right next to Downtown Solvang. Large California Mission with Beautiful Gardens and small ancient cemetery. There is a nice historical Museum and the Main Chapel is beautifully decorated in painted murals. Founded in 1804, it has survived major a earthquake and has been restored...More

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Don B
4 January 2017|
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Response from forevergypsy60 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about one mile to center of the town of Solvang.
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dew1972
22 October 2016|
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Response from CarrieAr | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure. In the areas we went it was ground floor or pathways and the doors were wide enough. My suggestion would be to call and check to know for sure though.
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