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César Chávez Plaza - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

910 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA

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About César Chávez Plaza

The Plaza de César Chávez is an urban plaza and park in Downtown San Jose, California. The plaza's origins date to 1797 as the plaza mayor of the Spanish Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, making it the oldest public space in Northern California. The plaza was reconsecrated after Californian civil rights activist César Chávez in 1993.


Attractions Near César Chávez Plaza

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament0.26km from César Chávez Plaza

The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is considered one of three of the most historically significant buildings in Sacramento.As the mother church, it is the seat of Jaime Soto, the ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento. The Cathedral is located downtown at the intersection of 11th and K Streets. Currently, the cathedral is considered both a religious and civic landmark.

California State Capitol Museum
California State Capitol Museum0.5km from César Chávez Plaza

Home to the government of the U.S. state of California. The building houses the bicameral state legislature and the office of the governor.

Stanford Mansion
Stanford Mansion0.64km from César Chávez Plaza

A historic mansion and California State Park in Sacramento, California, which serves as the official reception center for the Californian government and as one of the official workplaces of the Governor of California. A recent restoration has recaptured the mansion's Victorian grandeur. Serving as the governor's office prior to the opening of the State Capitol, today it is the State's official location for diplomatic and protocol receptions.

California State Capitol
California State Capitol 0.64km from César Chávez Plaza

The California State Capitol is the seat of the Government of California, located in Sacramento, the state capital of California. The building houses the chambers of the California State Legislature, made up of the Assembly and the Senate, along with the office of the governor of California. The Neoclassical structure, designed by Reuben S. Clark, was completed between 1861 and 1874. The California State Capitol Museum is housed on the grounds of the capitol.

Capitol Mall
Capitol Mall0.71km from César Chávez Plaza

Capitol Mall is one of the premier business addresses in Sacramento with sweeping views of the river and State Capitol. With a total of 29 Class A office buildings totaling more than 9 million square feet, Downtown Sacramento represents more than one-third of the Class A space in the entire Sacramento region. Some of Sacramento's major businesses and law firms are located on the Capitol Mall.

California Museum
California Museum0.74km from César Chávez Plaza

A majestic museum, which was dedicated to Californian history and the stories of California. The museum is home to the California Hall of Fame and has more than 20,000 square feet of exhibits, event facilities, and museological archives.

Where is César Chávez Plaza

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Sacramento County
Sacramento County
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Its county seat is Sacramento, which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River, including Suisun Bay, north to about ten miles (16 km) beyond the State Capitol and east into the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southernmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to San Francisco Bay.

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