Top 5 must see Spanish colonial era sites in the U.S.

 

1. Mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson Arizona 

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Mission San Xavier del Bac was founded in 1692 by Spanish Padre Eusebio Kino.

2. Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

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The sentry of the Caribbean, Castillo San Felipe del Morro’s construction began in 1539. 

3.Santa Fe,New Mexico

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Now the Oldest House Museum, the De Vargas Street House sits on top of the foundations of an ancient pueblo. Although its origins are unknown, historians believe it s construction dates to the 1700’s. 

4. Los Angeles, California

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Every city has its foundation and Olvera Street is where you’ll be transported back in time to El Pueblo de La Reina de Los Angeles founded by Spain in 1781.

5. St. Agustin, Florida 

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Named in the honor of Augustine of Hippo by Spanish explorers, St. Augustine retains its charm and history that dates back to its foundation in 1565. 

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