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I was surprised by this court house. It is gorgeous! I love how you can wonder around and take in the architecture from the Spanish era. Tiles everywhere, art all around. We climbed the steps to the top of the bell tower, which was not...More
This was a great stop for us to visit. The courthouse is really well kept and going up into the tower allows for some amazing views. The grounds are well kept and being Santa Barbara, there really aren't to many days that aren't great to...More
One of the most iconic buildings in Santa Barbara, it is a must-see when visiting downtown. Have a picnic on the impeccably-manicured grounds, or simply stroll through the gardens. Take the elevator up to the clock tower for the best birds-eye view of all of...More
Just off the beaten path of State Street stands this magnificently beautiful Courthouse. You can climb many stairs, or take the quaint elevator, to the top of the clock tower for wonderful vistas of Santa Barbara, from the mountains to the ocean. Well worth a...More
Don't let the name "courthouse " discourage you. Beautiful architecture, great view from the tower which has elevator access. Wonderful courtyard and dramatic interior with painted beams and interesting curved stairways. Also elevator access to the clockworks area!
The Courthouse was built in the aftermath of Santa Barbara's devastating earthquake in 1925. It is utterly unique, with wonderful Spanish and Portuguese tiles throughout and an outdoor garden that is popular for weddings. It's dramatic entryway is one of the most photographed sites in...More