Mission Santa Barbara

Mission Santa Barbara Front View

Mission Santa Barbara Twin Belltowers

Mission Santa Barbara Altar

Mission Santa Barbara Painting with Monk

Mission Santa Barbara Painting with Lambs

Mission Santa Barbara Rose Garden

Mission Santa Barbara is called the “Queen of the Missions.”  It was built in 1786, and is the only California mission with twin bell towers.  The church’s beautiful stone exterior is patterned after an ancient Roman temple.  Adjoining the mission is a park with over 1,000 blooming roses.

About Pam
Richard and Pam lived in the San Francisco Bay Area 14 years (1987-1999 and 2008-2011). They lived in Florida 13 years previously, until returning in July 2011 to present. They hope their photography will encourage you to get out and discover nature's beauty in your own backyard, parks, and wild places. Click on any pictures on this blog to see them full size with additional details.

3 Responses to Mission Santa Barbara

  1. Kongo says:

    Have been here many times. Wonderful photos

  2. Pam says:

    Thank you! Santa Barbara is one of our favorite places.

  3. magsx2 says:

    Hi,
    It does look like a magnificent place to visit, beautiful gardens, and a lovely interior.
    Very nice photos.

    Thank You very much for the visit to my blog.

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