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Mission San Juan Capistrano Serra Chapel
Los Angeles

Mission San Juan Capistrano is the seventh Mission of the historic 21 Spanish Missions of California.  The is Serra chapel, one of several chapels in the mission.  Today, the mission is now a very good museum with the church basilica and the school located outside of the original mission walls.

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