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  • Address: 2201 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105, USA
  • Hours: Daily 9:30am–4:30pm
  • Admission: Self-Guided $5, docent-guided $8

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Mission Santa Barbara

One of the most famous Catholic monuments in the city, Mission Santa Barbara has come to represent all that is historic and cultural in the area as one of the longest continuously operating missions in California. Visitors who venture to this 1786 Catholic outpost will find beautiful construction of stunning stonework, impressive columns and two sky-high domed towers, as well as plenty of local history.

Built in a commanding position on a hill overlooking the valley area, the Spanish mission is a long-standing Santa Barbara favorite known for its rolling lawns and impressive rose garden, both open to the public year-round. Travelers can learn about early colonization efforts on a tour, wander the well-kept grounds and examine see the beautiful church nave. Depending on the day, it's possible to catch a performance by the longest-running choral singing group in California.

Practical Info

Mission Santa Barbara is located at 2201 Laguna Street in Santa Barbara. Parking is readily available and free, though bus No. 22 stops right around the corner. Mission Santa Barbara is open daily from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Self-guided tours cost $5, while guided options are available for an additional fee.

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Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles, Los Angeles, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Santa Barbara, Solvang and Hearst Castle Day Trip from Los Angeles

4.5 star rating: Recommended 95 Reviews

Experience spectacular views and awe-inspiring sights along the California coast! You can enjoy one of the world's most scenic coastal drives on this day trip ...  Read more

Location: Los Angeles, California
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $169.00
Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour, Santa Barbara, Day Trips
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Santa Barbara Electric Bike Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 11 Reviews

Enjoy the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara while riding an easy-to-use electric bike. Follow your guide to the Santa Barbara Mission, State Street and other ...  Read more

Location: Santa Barbara, California
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $94.99

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