Mission Basilica Bell Tower - San Juan Capistrano, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 30.261 W 117° 39.826
11S E 438348 N 3707398
Quick Description: This bell tower is part of the Mission Basilica here in San Juan Capistrano.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2012 6:52:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMEGEA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
This tower is located on the west side of the Mission Basilica. It stands about 100 feet tall and rings about every hour. You can hear these bells from a half a mile away. To visit the bell tower is free, but going up inside of it is off limits. The plaque near the bell tower reads, "'Spirit and likeness' of the Great Stone Church on the Mission grounds which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1812."
Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 8

Rate tower:

Tours or visits allowed in tower?: No

Address of Tower: Not listed

Relevant website?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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