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Stop in here and you can just feel the history around you. So well preserved and still have mass... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Corona, California
A marvellous piece of culture

Not only is the history of the mission interesting with the founding year of 1697 imprinted above... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia C
Sechelt, Canada
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Loreto 23880, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stop in here and you can just feel the history around you. So well preserved and still have mass. The place was packed on the Sunday we were there. JUST BEAUTIFUL!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is the history of the mission interesting with the founding year of 1697 imprinted above the door, but there are more interesting things than the Spanish mass time. Shortly after our arrival, the carillon bells delighted with Christmas carols, Jingle Bells, Silent Night,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had a room facing the ocean with a sliding glass door that was just feet from the ocean - the view was amazing! I do wish the inside of the room was more updated, but it was very affordable. We received excellent service, including...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The Mission de Nuestra Senora de Loreto is in the heart of Loreto and well worth the visit. You can feel the history and read about it as well. If lucky you will be there when they ring the bells. The mission has many restaurants...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

A small community church providing an insight into the life of the catholic community of Loreto. The mission purports to be the first on the Camino Real trail. It has been rebuilt following an earthquake but in the style of the original. Worth seeing.

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is in the heart of Loreto and has a very interesting history. Take the time to read about it. This was the first mission in the area and is very old.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The padre's presence in Baja cannot be ignored. This mission, among others, is a massive example of the impact of the Spaniard's arrival on the Baja peninsula. To see the extent of the native's forced labor and involvement is unfathomable. The mission is a testimony...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Derric R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As per Mexican custom, this beautiful structure does not have fanfare or crowds or embellishment; the architectural details suffice, the grand scale interiors providing an understated elegance. Regrettably, I didn't have the opportunity to attend a mass here, but perhaps you may. Enjoy an outdoor...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank PaulSellsSF
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Established in 1697 Loreto is not only the first permanent settlement in the Baja, but home to the First Mision in the Californias. Essentially in continuous operation since 1697, the Mision continues with weekly services tho this day. Many local cultural events take place n...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank AG3193
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place is a small church with beautiful architecture! A must see if you are interested on how the California Region started...

Date of experience: April 2017
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27 December 2016|
Response from 993anitat | Reviewed this property |
You sound like you have a wonderful family history and I wish you all the best in finding out more information. As far as I know the museum only contained a collection of religious art, weapons and tools from the 17th and... More