It was nice to visit from So Cal. Random volunteer let us know a lot about the history of the Church. The best part was a portion of the wall from about 200 years ago is still visible (under protective case of course).
California owes so much of its history to Spanish missionaries. Just look at some of the names: San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, etc. The Cathedral is a relatively small, simple building dating to 1794. It was renovated in the 1940s, but examples of the original walls are preserved behind plexiglass panels. Note: This is an active church... 更多
If you don't have time in your schedule to visit one of the missions in Carmel, stop here for a quick step through the doors of history. It was founded in 1770 by Junipero Serra as Mission San Carlos, but a year later, the mission was moved to Carmel. This church remained here in Monterey, and is the oldest active... 更多
The oldest continuing house of worship in the state of California. Mass has been said here since it was founded by St. Junipero Serra in 1770. We attend the 4:00pm Mass on Saturday. Great parish community. Also a lovely place of history.
One of the most haunting chapels I've ever visited, being the first and oldest chapel in existence in the state of California. The aura is thick with history and wonderful fend shui of a begone era. Not to be missed.
We visited the Cahedral of San Carlos when we were in Monterey. It is Roman Catholic. The church was built in 1794. It is one of the oldest stone buildings in California.
We went to the bilingual mass service on Saturday at 6. Right from the outside this structure had a beautiful sight. The inside of the Cathedral was even more beautiful, and the mass service itself was excellent.