Mission Basilica San Diego de Alcala, San Diego

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  • Lots of history in this - the earliest mission in California. This was a nice place to walk around and learn some history of the area and the Spanish missions.  more »
  • If you love old churches this is a great one. There are several chapels on the grounds and such a gorgeous building and walking area. The inside of the Church is so special to look at. A very peaceful...  more »
  • The missions are among the oldest buildings in California and are treasured, nurtured and maintained. Each is a jewel in itself and each has a small garden. The Mission of San Diego de Alcala is a particularly beautiful, even if it itself of course can not compare the Church with a European cathedral. Especially nice, I find that the mission gardens of mostly full hummingbirds are. Here in San Diego. You could spend hours watching and shoot photos. If you have a car, should drop by here for so long and then in the nearby old town take a look.
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  • Wonderful place to visit. Very peaceful and relaxing. The museum had great artifacts and was well catalogued. It's a self tour so your not rushed however no staff on site for questions.
  • Had a great experience at the Mission a lot of history and absolutely beautiful highly recommend it. Such a rich history. Be prepared to spend at least a couple hours at the mission.
  • A very historical and educational mission. Beautifully kept grounds. Lots of small buildings with pictures from the original times of it being built. Tours and a nice size gift shop. Wonderful architecture.
  • Very interesting,. Spent the afternoon there with my son for a school project, we learned a lot
  • This is one of the best missions. They staff was very friendly and informative. Will come again

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