Quick Guide to Carmel Mission for Visitors and Students
Learn about the different resources for Mission Carmel including the history and historical and current photographs.
San Salvador de Valdediós
Iglesia de San Salvador de Valdediós Esta sublime obra del prerrománico hispano es conocida popularmente como El Conventín
Mission San Diego de Alcala
For thousands of years, the American Indians lived in this area that we now know as the great state of California. Since all of the maps before the 18th century depicted California as an island, the Spanish explorers saw no reason to make settlements. In 1542, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, an explorer commissioned by the monarch of Spain, arrived in San Diego bay and named it San Miguel after the saint whose feast day was closest to the landing according to the Spanish tradition. In 1602…
El puente de piedra
En el interior de la Hacienda de Los Santos, está este puente de piedra sobre el arroyo de Alamos, pueblo mágico del sur de Sonora en México. Foto Ulises Gutiérrez/Todos los derechos reservados
Carmel Mission, Carmel CA
Mission San Carlos Borroméo del río Carmelo, also known as the Carmel Mission, is a Roman Catholic mission church in Carmel, California. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and a U.S. National Historic Landmark. It was the headquarters of the original upper Las Californias Province missions headed by Father Junípero Serra from 1770 until his death in 1784. The mission also was the seat of the padre presidente, Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuen. It was destroyed in the…
A walk through Mission San Juan Capistrano
Immortalized in song and film, Mission San Juan Capistrano (and its swallows) has been a popular tourist attraction for generations of visitors.