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“Well worth a visit”

Old Mission Santa Ines
Ranked #1 of 58 things to do in Solvang
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

The exhibitions are informative and there is a quiet garden area to the rear of the mission for quiet reflective moments.

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Reviewed 22 July 2014

The old mission is still in use, and has several out buildings that are used by the church. The grounds are attractive and well kept. There is some interesting history here. There is a Church operated gift store on the site. Nothing special, but if you're on a Mission Tour, you don't want to miss this one.

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Reviewed 21 July 2014

I have been traveling the mission trail for sometime, and was a little disappointed with this one. I am grateful for the preservation that has bee was done, but SO much is missing! The cemetery has very few headstones left and they had left over ropes tied to cross, and rubbish in the corners. There is only one statue behind the alter and the spaces where carvings used to be are covered over and and painted with some kind of marble looking design. The attempt to cover the lack of the splendor of the mission is noted, but don't go expecting too much. The highlights were the 14 Station walk, the views, and Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe. They have a very nice collection of vestments. Blessing to the wonderful lady who took this upon herself to restore, and protect this beautiful collection.

1  Thank JulianaSanMarcos
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Reviewed 15 July 2014

I am not religious but I enjoy visiting this mission. The views are beautiful and I love the area outside with stations about the resurrection..beautiful benches to sit enjoy the breeze and views!
It is very relaxing...been many times and will continue to visit on my many trips to Santa Ynez.

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

I loved the 14 stations of Jesus' walk to His resurrection and the breathtaking views. We are not Catholic, but as Christians, appreciated the history.

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