Is the Mission Inn in Riverside, California a mission?

Is the Mission Inn in Riverside, California a mission or just a reproduction that was given a Mission-like name?

The Mission Inn is a Spanish / Moorish-style hotel built in 1902. It took 30 years to complete. It is not a mission nor is it built on the site of a mission although it is a National Historic Landmark.

The missions nearest you are San Fernando Rey and San Gabriel. A brief slideshow of those mission is available on our website www.missionscalifornia.com