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San Juan Bautista State Historic Park, San Juan Bautista

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Historic Walking Area
San Juan Bautista Plaza Historic District, also known as San Juan Bautista State Historic Park is a historic district in San Juan Bautista, California, United States, that is a National Historic Landmark and a California state historic park. It includes the Mission San Juan Bautista, the Jose Castro House (another National Historic Landmark), and several other buildings. It became a State Park in 1933 and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1970.
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  • Nice with pretty views. The handicap accessibility is a little tough with curved walkways and other places unpaved. Parking is on side streets.  more »
  • There is much to see in this beautifully preserved site! You'll want to walk around and take in the lovely views and see the historic buildings. We arrived on a rainy day, so we're planning to return ...  more »
  • This section is in the same courtyard as the mission so it is easy to access. The day I visited it was packed with school groups and looked like and awesome field trip. I enjoyed this whole town as we...  more »
  • Beautiful spot just minutes off the 101 freeway. Well worth the stop if you have a few moments. The gardens of the mission are nice and the town square buildings are very interesting.
  • Superb historic site -- beautiful and well preserved grounds, structures, and gardens, excellent exhibits and interpretive signage, and friendly and helpful visitor center staff. This is what historic preservation ought to be.
  • It is a great place to stop. So historic and beautiful with great photo opportunities.
  • The little museum was very amazing to see, despite how small the place was, it definitely had quality.
  • Great state park! Very interesting historical house museums.