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Mission San Gabriel Archangel

537 N Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91775-2139
+1 626-457-3048
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San Gabriel History

You must come and tour this Mission! One of several California Missions, this is a must see... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Marianne M
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West Covina, California, USA
For the Historical buffs

This place is about the history of the coming of Christians to the civilization to California at... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Indiana_Jonesse
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San Francisco, California
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Mission founded in 1771 by Father Junipero Serra, originally from Cordova, Spain, who wanted to share his religious faith with the inhabitants of the New World.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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537 N Mission Dr, San Gabriel, CA 91775-2139
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

You must come and tour this Mission! One of several California Missions, this is a must see! Beautiful Spanish architecture! Native American influences can be seen on the grounds on your tour. From cooking to building! You will learn the rich history of the Church/mission...More

Thank Marianne M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This place is about the history of the coming of Christians to the civilization to California at the time of the American Revolution. For the history buffs and enthusiasts, this is a place to learn the “then and now”. There are a few buildings to...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Quick stop - approximately thirty minutes to learn about the founding of the Los Angeles area. Learn how the territory was once Nueva Espana, Mexico and then the US. Plenty of parking.

Thank julia s
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It is a fully functional church with a marriage ceremony in progress as we toured the grounds. San Gabriel Arcángel, named after the Archangel Gabriel and often referred to as the "Godmother of the Pueblo of Los Angeles", was designed by Antonio Cruzado, who hailed...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is the key historical landmark in San Gabriel. Great to spend some time and look back on history dating back over two hundred years. There is a church, a museum, and a gift shop. We toured the grounds and it's beautiful. It's a unique...More

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Mission San Gabriel Archangel is a place to go for Spiritual and History gain. It is closing your eyes to imagine what had happened there. The planning and hard work to get the Mission to be what it is today. This is what the people...More

Thank himongoose
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Living in San Gabriel and being Catholic, i grew up attending the Mission San Gabriel Archangel! It is so beautiful! There is a museum here and two churches, old and new. My whole family has either been married here or have had attended school here!...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Located in the heart of town the old Mission of St Gabriel is vibrant and full of history. The story of the missionaries who planted seeds in the New World still resonates today.The Mission's church dates from the 18th century. It is old and cared...More

Thank Nocke
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I am on a Mission tour Vacation. I really liked this one. This is a must see. It really felt more original then updated. I really liked how it is blocked in like San Juan Capistrano. I am very much enjoying learning about each Mission.

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 4 January 2017

A lesser know destiation to get to but if you have reason to see and or stay in San Gabrield this is one of the places to visit.

Thank SuperTraveler2007
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Bradley S
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Response from davidpS7730SF | Reviewed this property |
We visited in the late morning and spent quite a bit of time touring the exterior gardens and such and left in the late afternoon. Check the hours of operation. Photo ops always depend on the time of year. I don't think... More
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