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Old Mission Santa Ines

1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
+1 805-688-4815
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Very nice

Very nice and peaceful Mission. While it is much smaller than the Santa Barbara Mission it appears... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
via mobile
Self-guided tour is very educational

One of our group of three attended 8 am mass here on a Thursday morning before we took the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Davis, California
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1760 Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2625
+1 805-688-4815
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice and peaceful Mission. While it is much smaller than the Santa Barbara Mission it appears to have more original structures. The self guided tour is great and the push button recordings in each room was very informative.

Thank Totally420
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of our group of three attended 8 am mass here on a Thursday morning before we took the self-guided tour for $5 each. Prior to the tour I was under the impression that Fr. Junipero Serra founded all of the California missions. Fr. Estevan...More

Thank Jonpan2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

The self guided tour at the Santa Ines Mission is a must for any history buff. It is right on the main road near downtown. The main chapel is remarkable. How they could build such structures 200 years ago is mind boggling.

Thank Markin916
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth the time to visit this lovely mission convenient to Solvang. One of the 21 built by Catholic Missionaries between late 1700's and early 1800's. Nice self-guided walk through the buildings, garden, small cemetery and church. Many artifacts worthy of your time.

Thank luvgr8trvl
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located right next to Downtown Solvang. Large California Mission with Beautiful Gardens and small ancient cemetery. There is a nice historical Museum and the Main Chapel is beautifully decorated in painted murals. Founded in 1804, it has survived major a earthquake and has been restored...More

Thank brotherkenneth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of Father Serra's most beautiful California missions. Beautiful grounds and buildings. And incredible views of the nearby mountains and valleys.

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a lot of history and beauty! For $5, you could tour the church and the grounds. The gardens were my favorite! So peaceful and beautiful. They take a lot of time and care put into it. Also check out the nice gift...More

Thank Happygoluckyang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Mission and grounds were very nicely restored. They had a self guided tour and the church was available to see before the service. It is amazing to realize this was all built with labor from the Native Americans in that part of California, with...More

Thank LauranTony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mission was closed when we had arrived, so we walked where we could. Nice mission with history, well maintained and should be seen by all who are interested in California missions!

Thank Justin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pretty old historical mission. Awesome views of surrounding mountains and groves. Lots of flowers, Church services still held. Catholic services. Very large and expansive. Set behind town of Solvang easy walk in back through adobe gate.

Thank Steve E
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Don B
4 January 2017|
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Response from forevergypsy60 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about one mile to center of the town of Solvang.
22 October 2016|
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Response from CarrieAr | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure. In the areas we went it was ground floor or pathways and the doors were wide enough. My suggestion would be to call and check to know for sure though.