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Fun Fact: San Juan Capistrano is best known for being the place where the cliff swallows migrate annually from Argentina.
San Juan Capistrano is a city located in Orange County, California, United States of America. San Juan Capistrano is situated near Santa Ana and Anaheim. It has a population of approximately 35.000 residents and an area of 14 square miles. San Juan Capistrano developed from the Mission San Juan Capistrano, that is why most of the architecture resembles the Spanish style. It was settled in 1776. In present, San Juan Capistrano is the home of the oldest residential neighborhood in the state - Los Rios and of the oldest building in use of California - Serra Chapel. The city of San Juan Capistrano is also known for its cliff swallows that migrate each year from Goya, Argentina.
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Swallows Day Parade is an annual event of San Juan Capistrano. It celebrates the return of the swallows from Goya, Argentina to San Juan Capistrano, America. It is usually held on St. Joseph's Day, on March 19th, but the day may vary from year to year. In 2012, the event is scheduled for March 24th and the theme of the festival is "How the West was Fun". The event includes a parade, dance shows, live music and cook-outs.
Camino Real Playhouse is a community theater of San Juan Capistrano. It opened in the early 1990s and since then, on its stage were presented more than 150 theatrical productions. The theater is the event manager of a festival named Shakespeare Festival in which the plays of William Shakespeare are promoted.
Sarducci's Capistrano Depot is the place where you can taste the finest American cuisine while visiting San Juan Capistrano. The restaurant is located in a historic train depot that was raised in the city in 1894. From the restaurant you'll have the possibility to admire Los Rios, with its hundreds of years history..