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Mission of Nombre de Dios: Tours & Tickets

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27 Ocean Ave, San Marco Ave entrance, St. Augustine, FL 32084-2812
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After a day walking around in old town it was nice to take a breath and walk through this quiet area. We went specifically to see the cross by the water. There is currently some construction going on in the area so we were unable...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DeedleDee21
Reviewed July 25, 2019

This was one of several stops we made in the general area. I found this to be a prayerful experience as well as a nice walk through a beautiful historic cemetery. Stop by, pray and take a walk. Also nearby, you can see the giant...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2019

There is a nice little museum with an empty coffin for Aviles, the founder of St. Augustine. The nice shrine on the spit of land has to be reached by a ramshackle walkway around construction tape, because the footbridge is still being repaired from hurricane...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Visiting the shrine gave me a sense of tranquility. A nice respite from the traditional tourist activities a few blocks away. There was an elderly docent from Cuba in the museum explaining the significance and history associated with the site. It was interesting to see...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

I wandered around here alone taking photos and walking the beautiful grounds. I rsted in the shade, prayed for my family and friends and left there feeling renewed and at peace.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank denizdfaz
Reviewed June 19, 2019

I last visited this site about 40 years ago. A lot has been added since then. It is truly a serene and holy spot to sit and reflect. The chapel is so peaceful. Being a lover of history, I could have spent the entire day...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Just awesome to see the preservation of the final resting place of the pioneers of St. Augustine. So breathtaking.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dee H
Reviewed June 9, 2019

This is a lovely area to walk the gardens and see the stations. The shrine is a sacred place to meditate, pray and or light a candle. The history of the great cross is truly amazing as it was a gift from the Vatican, and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

We love to visit the grounds and the Our Lady of La Leche. It is one of our favorite places to pray.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Theresa413
Reviewed May 27, 2019

I love to come to this special place. The grounds are so pretty and a pleasure to walk and simply view the surroundings. The Mission building is small and very comforting. I enjoy just going in and sitting for a few minutes. There is also...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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January 1, 2019|
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Response from Perkadventures | Reviewed this property |
Did not see any dress code, use good taste only. The area is being worked on and not easy to get to by the Graveyard. The bridge was being worked on to get to the old chapel and you had to go around. The Museum and... More
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Response from DocktorJJ | Reviewed this property |
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Absolutely, either groups or families or individual! Ask for Herman, Greg, Sheila or John or any of our Docents-----Herman