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Mission Santa Clara de Asis

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Address: The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Founded in 1777, this historic mission is located on the campus of Santa...

Founded in 1777, this historic mission is located on the campus of Santa Clara University.

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Beautiful church

If you are in the area, the Mission Santa Clara de Asis is a great stop. The grounds of the college are very well manicured and the Adobe Lodge has an original wall from the early... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are in the area, the Mission Santa Clara de Asis is a great stop. The grounds of the college are very well manicured and the Adobe Lodge has an original wall from the early days. Historians will appreciate this site.

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty much all of the 4th graders in California do a social studies project about the California missions. My son is no exception. So, while were were on vacation, we also stopped in as many missions as we could. Since we were in the Bay Area, we decided to stop at the mission in Santa Clara. This mission is very... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the campus. Enter mission from the side door. Map outside shows where things are, like an old adobe wall, rose garden. Don't know if they offer tours, was there early.

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The campus of University of Santa Clara was built around it, a nice campus stroll behind the mission in springtime. It's very popular for weddings and about as close as California can get to old Europe church ambiance--first CA mission named for a woman (Saint Clare of Assisi) and first college in CA. Enter from Franklin Street for limited off-street... More 

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Orangevale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The mission is located on the campus of Santa Clara University. We were able to park for free on the street and walk 5 minutes to the museum and mission. You can walk around the mission growns and see the "old" wall built in 1777. The mission is the first one named after a woman; Saint Clare of Assie. If... More 

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Saint Petersburg, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I have been photographing the Spanish Missions for the last couple of years. This mission is surrounded by the university at Santa Clara, CA. One of the most beautiful. Well kept and the rose gardens are just beautiful. The campus is worth a look around. Many of the original buildings now house students. Great photography!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful church. Very historic. The first mission named after a woman. The grounds are nice with covered walkways to avoid the sun. Worth a visit when in Santa Clara.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The only one of the California Missions to reside on the campus of a University. The Santa Clara Mission is on the campus of Santa Clara University. This is one of the most Beautiful and best maintained Missions in California. The gardens are absolutely beautiful. I will have to return in the spring to see the Wisteria in bloom. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

There isn't much to see in Santa Clara, but this is a must. It is beautiful, historical, and peaceful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I was lucky enough to see this church. My cousins boyfriend worked here and he said that its a beautiful church. For those who are very religious then you would want to see this place. The path to the church is beautiful. Cannot believe this church burned down before. There is a lot of history in this church and I... More 

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