Mission Dolores

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7 expert recommendations


Atlas Obscura

The oldest burial ground in the city, final resting place of city founders, Ohlone natives and murderers alike.  Full review →



Two churches stand side by side at this mission, including the small adobe Mission San Francisco de Asís, the oldest standing structure in San Francisco. Full review →


Frommer's 33

Known as Misíon San Francisco de Asís... there is no other surviving building that is more intrinsic to the early days of the town’s formation. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The city's oldest building and its namesake, whitewashed adobe Misión San Francisco de Asís was founded in 1776 and rebuilt in 1782 with conscripted Ohlone and Miwok labor. Full review →


Michelin Guide 53

San Francisco's oldest extant structure serves as a distinct reminder of the city's Spanish heritage and a repository of early European history. Full review →


Not For Tourists

1776 Spanish mission and Catholic church. Full review →



Completed in 1791, Mission Dolores is the oldest intact building in San Francisco, the city’s first church and the sixth of 21 missions built along the El Camino Real from Mexico to Sonoma Full review →

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