Northeast Coast Sights

Mission of Nombre de Dios

  • 27 Ocean Ave. Map It
  • St. Augustine
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 09/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The site, north of the Historic District, commemorates where America's first mass was celebrated. A 208-foot-tall stainless-steel cross (purportedly the world's tallest) allegedly marks the spot where the mission's first cross was planted in 1565. Also on the property is the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche, the first shrine devoted to Mary in the United States. The landscape is exquisitely maintained, and the mission is crisscrossed with paths. A museum and gift shop are also on the property.

Sight Information

Address:

27 Ocean Ave., St. Augustine, Florida, 32084, United States

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Phone:

904-824–2809; 800-342–6529

Sight Details:

  • Donations welcome
  • Site Mon.–Fri. 9–5, Sat.–Sun. 10–5; museum Thurs.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4

Published 09/18/2015

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