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Mission San Diego de Alcalá is a mission in San Diego. It is the first mission in California.

A mission is a religious community. Mission San Diego was made by the Spanish to teach the native people, the Kumeyaay, about the Catholic religion.

This mission includes a fountain, church, cemetery, priest quarters, a storage room and a workshop. This church is now a historical landmark and was restored in the 1940s. Near the fountain is now a parking lot. The original bell is outside the church, near the main entrance of the mission.

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