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Carmel Mission
3080 Rio Road Carmel, Carmel-By-The-Sea 93923 Driving directions
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Founded by Padre Junípero Serra in 1771, the San Carlos Borroméo de Carmelo mission is the second largest in California after San Diego. Among the interesting features in the church, note the superb vaulted ceiling with unusual curved arches, the walls decorated with paintings and the dome-shaped bell tower. In the old monks' residence, some of the rooms, such as the kitchen, dining room, library and Junípero Serra's cell, have been reconstructed.

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  • From $129
    Carmel River Inn
    Very good 8.5
    915 m - 26600 Oliver Road, Carmel CA 93922
  • From $119
    Carmel Mission Inn
    Very good 8.1
    1.1 Km - 3665 Rio Road, Carmel CA 93923
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    Adobe Inn
    Good 7.8
    1.1 Km - Dolores Street & 8th Avenue, Carmel CA 93921

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