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Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisma Concepcion


category : Missions
Established in 1731, more than 20 years under construction. Massive church with twin towers and cupola is oldest unrestored stone church in U.S., standing as completed in 1755. Adjacent cloister arcade is partly restored. Church acoustics are equated with the Mormon Tabernacle.


Hours: Daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day
Address: 807 Mission Rd.

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