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Very nostalgic

Missions are interesting to see especially for families. The missions are much of our California... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
A Charming Small Mission

Not as grand as some, this mission is unpretentious, down to earth and provides a glimpse of life... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Zuzka E
Glendale, California
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This mission was founded among the Salinas Indians, who inhabited the area in the 1700's.
775 Mission St, San Miguel, CA
+1 805-467-2131
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Missions are interesting to see especially for families. The missions are much of our California history.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Not as grand as some, this mission is unpretentious, down to earth and provides a glimpse of life in the missions. Nicely restored. Uncrowded it is easy to stroll and learn from the many exhibits. A gorgeous cactus with many red prickly pears was in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zuzka E
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The town of San Miguel is very small and being so close to SLO, it doesn’t have many restaurants to pull you off the road. We found the Mission trying to get back on the Hwy. What a lucky break!!🤩 Many of the Calif missions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

This Mission is at the side of the highway, is an active church, as a matter of fact when we visited this church there was a baptism celebration. This Mission was founded on July 1797 by the Franciscan Father Fermín Lasuén.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

In a quest to ride my motorcycle to all 21 California Missions, today I visited Mission San Miguel Arcángel, the 11th Mission of 21 going south to north. It was established on July 25, 1797 and is chronologically the 16th Spanish Mission. The Mission doesn’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The combination of a 4+ rating on TA and as a Gem by another travel site captured our imagination and we pulled off the freeway for what we thot would be a ten minute “stretch our legs and bathroom break”....but what we discovered was so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

I stopped to see the Mission San Miguel Arcangel because I had read at a nearby rest stop that it had its original painted frescos in the church, including an Ojo de Dios (Eye of God). I visited on a very hot July day and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kvalois7
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We had never stopped to see this Mission because it was being refurbished after an earthquake. We were on a trip to see California Mission with our ten year old grandson. This was our first stop because Mission Soledad was closed. We took the self...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Monte D
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We didn’t stay long on this visit, really just stopped by while rushing home, but I have visited many times before. Prior to an earthquake about 12 years ago, the church with its wall art was the only unrestored example in California Missions. Then, we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

One of the largest and most authentic missions we have visited. Beautiful church, cemetery and landscape. Clearly still in use as a local church. Be sure to go to the historic Adobe across the street! Very cool artifacts at both historic landmarks!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Is this in reference to Numerology by any chance?
June 21, 2015|
Response from Jim I | Reviewed this property |
At the most the cost is $5 per adult.