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Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777 - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053, USA

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About Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

Mission Santa Clara de Asís is a Spanish mission in the city of Santa Clara, California. The mission, which was the eighth in California, was founded on January 12, 1777 by the Franciscan order. Named for Saint Clare of Assisi, who founded the order of the Poor Clares and was an early companion of St. Francis of Assisi, this was the first California mission to be named in honor of a woman.


Attractions Near Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

De Saisset Museum
De Saisset Museum0.11km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

The de Saisset Museum is the South Bay's free museum of art and history. The museum owns nearly 10,000 art pieces and historical artifacts, including the work of early Californian artist and university alumnus Ernest de Saisset and a considerable collection of California mission artifacts. Highlights of the de Saisset’s permanent collection include Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and 19th century prints by artists such as Albrecht Dürer, William Hogarth and so more.

Triton Museum of Art
Triton Museum of Art1.41km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

The Triton Museum of Art is a vital community resource that provides accessible exhibition and education programs, which promote a broad range of contemporary California art. It is the oldest non-university museum in Santa Clara County. The 22,000 square-foot space features high ceilings, pyramidal skylights and dramatic lighting. The spacious design of the building was created for versatile art presentation, as well as an aesthetically pleasing experience for the museum visitors.

Municipal Rose Garden
Municipal Rose Garden2.24km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden is a historic rose garden in San Jose, California, in the Rose Garden District. Founded in 1927, the garden is exclusively dedicated to roses and features more than 3,500 shrubs representing 189 rose varieties.

Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum2.4km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

Devoted to Ancient Egypt, it holds the largest collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the Western United States.

Guadalupe River Trail
Guadalupe River Trail2.91km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

The Guadalupe River Trail is a core trail system within San José's trail network. Once fully developed, it will extend about 20 miles and link the San Francisco Bay to south San José.The path runs along the banks of the Guadalupe River. The trail is currently composed of two discontinuous segments: a short segment along the Upper Guadalupe River and a longer segment along the Lower Guadalupe River. This trail is heavily used for both recreation and commuting.

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines3.06km from Mission Santa Clara de Asís 1777

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines grows, produces, and bottles a full line of internationally recognized wines from its more than 4,000 acres of Certified California Sustainable estate vineyards in Monterey County’s Arroyo Seco and Santa Lucia Highlands appellations. . The company operates wineries in San Jose, Paso Robles, and Greenfield, California. It ranks among the top 25 wine producers in the United States, with annual US sales exceeding 1.8 million cases.

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Home to Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County is an economic center for high technology and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world. The county's concentration of wealth, primarily due to the tech industry, has made it the most affluent county on the West Coast of the United States and one of the most affluent places in America.

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