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Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

751 Palm St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3521
+1 805-781-8220
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Beautiful piece of History

This is such a beautiful treasure to visit of you're in San Luis Obispo. I highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amber K
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History

I always enjoy the Californian missions and the one in SLO is no exception. Unfortunately there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Construct37
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Whittier, California
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Founded on September 1, 1772, this is considered one of the most beautiful missions in California and still serves as an active church in the community.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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751 Palm St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3521
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a beautiful treasure to visit of you're in San Luis Obispo. I highly recommend checking this like gem out.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I always enjoy the Californian missions and the one in SLO is no exception. Unfortunately there was a wedding going during our last visit so we were unable to enjoy sections of it.

Thank Construct37
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a small and simple church but very charming .We went for the Saturday Mass and the Chapel was quite full.

Thank veronicaindonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to explain about the missions along the coast of California. Explains about the bells that are along route 101 Great restaurants around the mission.

Thank cds31
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended mass here but in addition, we visited the sprawling campus which overlooks a flowing creek. Perfectly located.

Thank robert g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go every year when visiting the area. Love going to the noon Mass. A great place to visit with family and friends.

Thank RAQUEL S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are on a "mission mission" in which we will visit each mission in California. So far every mission we have visited has it's own unique quality. From a historical aspect each one presents a history lesson of the area and you will take from...More

Thank milotian
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband attended school at the mission and the school across the street from it.The museum is well done and the grounds are well manicured both at the school as well as the mission.

Thank caro3245
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mission SLO has its own museum and gift shop which are worth an unhurried visit; plus, the grounds are beautiful if you love trees, shrubs and roses. The hibiscus tree on the corner of Chorro and Palm must be many years old; likewise the fig...More

Thank GoodFoodSeeker1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This one does not stand out from among the others, but despite my misgivings about some of the things that went on there (in terms of the virtual enslavement of the indigenous people) I love all the missions of California. This one was restored in...More

Thank ahisandwich
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