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Mission San Francisco de Asis

Historic Spanish mission founded in 1776, also known as Mission Dolores, a key religious and cultural site from California's early colonial period.
  • 3321 16th Street

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Mission San Francisco de Asis, commonly known as Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco and an iconic landmark in the city's Mission District. Founded in 1776, it served as both a religious and cultural center for the indigenous people and Spanish settlers during the Spanish colonization of California. Today, visitors can explore the beautifully preserved mission church and learn about its rich history through exhibits and guided tours.

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Mission San Francisco de Asis Guides

  • Guide to San Francisco's Mission District

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Welcome to the Guide to San Francisco's Mission District! If you're ready to embark on a vibrant journey through one of the city's most lively and culturally-rich neighborhoods, you've come to the right place. Known for its thriving Latino community, vibrant street art scene, and a mouth-watering array of culinary delights, the Mission District offers an authentic and diverse experience that truly captures the essence of San Francisco. Get ready to stroll through colorful streets adorned with stunning murals, explore eclectic shops and boutiques, and indulge in delicious Mexican cuisine and craft cocktails. Whether you're a local looking for hidden gems or a curious traveler seeking an unforgettable adventure, this guide will equip you with all the essential tips and must-see spots to make the most of your time in the Mission District. So, let's dive in and uncover the vibrant soul of San Francisco's Mission District!