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Mission Dolores

3321 16th St, Mission District, San Francisco, CA 94114-1712
+1 415-621-8203
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The oldest building in San Francisco features adobe walls, original tiles and timbers lashed together with rawhide and hand-carved altars.
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3321 16th St, Mission District, San Francisco, CA 94114-1712
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"oldest building in san francisco"
in 20 reviews
"small museum"
in 15 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 10 reviews
"california history"
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"old church"
in 8 reviews
"gift shop"
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"stained glass windows"
in 5 reviews
"declaration of independence"
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"cemetery grounds"
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"original adobe"
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"el camino real"
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"historic gem"
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"suggested donation"
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"tartine bakery"
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"native americans"
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"small fee"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I read about Mission Delores, I knew we had to visit and it didn't disappoint. The stained glass windows with all the missions in California were quite interesting. It also has a section that gives some history of San Francisco in relation to the...More

Thank statguy3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love history, especially California history. The California missions are great places to visit. The architecture is amazing here. It is quite small though,compared to the other missions in California, but this is in San Francisco. It is a self guided tour. Pretty fair priced....More

Thank Ashley S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my view, any time you're in a mission town, you should visit the mission itself; it's where the town, and California began and the more of them you visit, from state to state and within the same, you will also be able to better...More

Thank gryphonisle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a blessed, peaceful and healing time and pilgrimage visiting Spanish mission churches from San Diego to San Francisco - did 12 of the 21 mission churches. Priests and church/museum staff were very helpful.

Thank joyfullyyours2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Being the history buff that I am, I was instantly intrigued when I read that Mission Dolores is the oldest building in San Francisco. I attended Saturday evening mass here and enjoyed the beautiful, intimate setting of the small church. The priest and staff were...More

1  Thank Brianna M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this bus mission. Folks in gift shop are helpful and kind. Self-guided tour. Takes about an hour to go through. Cemetery is so interesting. The first governor of California is buried there. Worth going to.

Thank crazy4mickeyinVaca
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Also named Mission San Francisco de Assi that became the name for the city. Built by the Spanish Padres and the Native Americans in 1776 while our colonies were gaining independence. Seven dollars, fine for Seniors to enter the mission, museum, the Basilica, cemetery and...More

Thank SacramentoStefano
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is the site of the original historic mission and is a very old church, nicely decorated in a dynamic neighborhood.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

So, I'm not a religious person by any means, but even I can appreciate historic architecture and whatnot. So since we were in the neighborhood, we opted to stop for a visit. I'm *happy* to pay entrance fees/"donations" for things/places/upkeep, but the way this is...More

Thank missmolly12003
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I really liked this Mission. 6th mission to be built and 2nd oldest building in San Francisco. It still has the original bell and roof. There also is some Hitchcock trivia associated with the cemetery.

Thank Tcard2013
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teacher91
27 March 2017|
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Response from egchora | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no audio or docent tours available. It is a self guided tour but they do provide an informational pamphlet. There are also signs posted at each station that you can read for a more in depth visit.
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123justin
8 March 2016|
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Response from CyberDawg | Reviewed this property |
We're Catholic. We went to mass. It was close to where we were staying in the mission.
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OntarioTrekker
29 November 2015|
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Response from nwaynesworld | Reviewed this property |
No need for an organized your. Use the public transit to get to the church and enjoy on your own.
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