Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

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Mission San Luis Rey de Francia information

Location
Oceanside , USA
Address
4050 Mission Ave
More information
www.sanluisrey.org
Prices
adult/child/senior $5/4/4
Opening hours
10am-4pm
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About 4.5 miles inland from central Oceanside, this was the largest California mission and the most successful in recruiting Native American converts. At one point some 3000 neophytes lived and worked here. After the Mexican government secularized the missions, San Luis fell into ruin; the adobe walls of the church, from 1811, are the only original parts left. Inside are displays on work and life in the mission, with some original religious art and artifacts.