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Mission Santa Clara de Asis

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Address: The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050
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07:00 - 21:00
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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 example of a still working California Mission that has a vibrant parish and college community supporting it. It is easy to get to as it is located in the center of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful example of a still working California Mission that has a vibrant parish and college community supporting it. It is easy to get to as it is located in the center of Santa Clara University with guest parking. The church itself is stunning and so are the beautiful gardens around it. I especially love the wisteria arbors out back in... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommend nice to see very luxury and have a lot of people nightly recommend We have four took a propane car by myself essy to find them Don't missing

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Harish has organized wonderful walking and boat tours tour of old Varanasi. However, I had some special needs: 1) a list of specific Hindu temples. Harish worked with an experienced Hindu guide and driver and the tour was excellent. 2) a list of specific Mosques - Harish found an excellent driver and a Muslim guide and who knew many of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

First day of meetings over and jet lag kicking in. We decided to drive up to the University of Santa Clara to visit the Mission of Santa Clara de Asís. The mission / station was founded by Spanish Franciscan monks back in 1777 – the station’s patron Saint Claire has not only given her name to the station, but to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This mission is in a beautifully landscaped setting and the church is very pretty. There are brochures detailing the architecture and religious statues. If you enjoy visiting missions I would recommend it.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Our dear friends were married in this beautiful cathedral. It was picture perfect and then some.the organ is simply beautiful.

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Campbell, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We attended a holiday concert here. Gorgeous setting with lovely grounds. Easy parking especially at night.

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Santa Clara, California
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Sitting on the beautiful campus of Santa Clara University is one of the famous California Missions. It is a stunning, well kept, building, inside and out. I live in Santa Clara and walk the campus and visit the mission many times during the year. It's a peaceful place to walk your dog or stroll around the campus buildings and extensive... More 

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

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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