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The have named this mission the mother of all California missions and it is obvious why. It is one of the beautiful churches in North America and the grounds are spectacular.
Would recommend a visit if you are in the area
We only had a short one night stay in Santa Barbara, to see as much of the city as we could in a short space of time we took the trolley bus tour from our hotel. We spent an hour at the Mission exploring this...More
We managed to get the guided tour, which was interesting. it added context to the buildings. I will advise the tours are done by volunteers and our tour guide gave (some) information about the building. He was a charming man, but i was looking for...More
The Mission is a beautiful, spiritual place to visit. Well preserved and tourists are accommodated in a way that does not affect the tranquility and peace of this wonderful place. Tour is very good value for money. A must do visit when in Santa Barbara.
This is one of the original missions, still in use today. The church has been added to many times, but is a nice quiet building. The grounds are extensive, but not much landscaping. The cost of the tour is high for what you see. Has...More
We were very honored to visit the mission in santa barbara abd being invited to attend the service - indeed a very unique experience, the rituals and passion of the members of that community, were something I never seen before and I am so glad...More
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We rented a car but from SBA airport the beach area and hotels is pretty close. We drove up in the hills and did some other site seeing. There is a touring trolley to many of the attractions, but not sure of the price... More
We rented a car but from SBA airport the beach area and hotels is pretty close. We drove up in the hills and did some other site seeing. There is a touring trolley to many of the attractions, but not sure of the price. google the SBA trolley