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Mission San Rafael Arcangel

1104 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-2916
+1 415-456-3016
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Sunday mass

Beautiful church in central San Rafael Friendly people a large number of services to choose from... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
tony b
Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
sunday visit

We have done so many missions and needed to visit this one to help complete the 21...still have a... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Newbury Park, California
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Mission San Rafael Arcangel, built as a hospital, was named for the Angel of Healing.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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1104 5th Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901-2916
+1 415-456-3016
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church in central San Rafael Friendly people a large number of services to choose from. Always a pleasure to visit when in town

Thank tony b
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We have done so many missions and needed to visit this one to help complete the 21...still have a few to go. Disappointed the gift shop was closed after Sunday mass....

Thank CheapEats019
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The church was beautiful and very busy with a service being held. Unfortunately the museum was closed. Only open 3 days during week.

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Generations of families gather for ceremonies, religion based Beautiful architecture humbling atmosphere

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Worthwhile to visit if traveling north of the Golden Gate.Not the Duomo of Milano, but the best and oldest we have!

1  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 13 January 2017

What is most impressive about this 200 year-old mission is not only it's history, but that it is a living church and so important to the San Rafael community. A favorite spot for weddings and a school with classes since 1889, there's always activity at...More

Thank Jon from Dallas
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Take a tour of the Mission San Rafael Arcangel; very interesting to visit and experience the Mission nearly 200 years old (1822). Went to a concert this weekend and church was full, a choral concert (Marin Symphony) that was exquisite with carols; and a candle...More

Thank tripper45
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went during the weekday. Was busy with school. Didn't go in. Beautiful grounds. Walked around and enjoyed the experience.

Thank Teri W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We traveled there last week with a small group. It has a lovely Chapel and larger church with stunning stained glass. It's a beautiful piece of history. There is literature available for grade school students who are completing mission projects for school. There is a...More

Thank teresaaZ8187WT
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The original church fell into direpair and decay rapidly after the secularization of the churches. Kit Carson was here and Fremont headquartered here shortly, using the church to stable his companies horses.

Thank Norma W
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