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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
+1 210-932-1001
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Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the best time biking between the four Missions. It is easy to rent a bike but we brought our own. The volunteers and staff are incredible. Park at San Jose mission and go see it first. There is so much to learn here....More

Thank travelingrm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing historical Spanish Mission. Founded in 1720, this church has a beautiful altar. The dome church is a great example of stone carving and has a rose window carved out of stone. Known as the "Queen of Missions," it is worth a...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a MUST DO when visiting San Antonio. We loved the old Spanish missions running south along the river. Each is unique and fun to explore with cool history, architecture, and religious sites.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How can you visit a city and not visiting it’s reason for being. San Antonio was based in the faith of the religious who carried their beliefs in what they taught and lived. Although now they are used by the faithful. They are a wonderful...More

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to San Antonio 2 times and the first time we missed this great Tour to the Missions. No more than 30 minutes from Down Town. Easily you can do the Tour in 2 or 3 hours due that the Missions are pretty close...More

Thank Alelo1327
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopping at the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Visitor Center is the best place to start you visit of the Missions. You find out that the Spanish Missions are not churches but communities with the church as the focus. We viewed various artifacts that...More

Thank adventurer1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most people associate San Antonio with the "Alamo" Because of its significance in Texas history. But if you come to visit the Alamo, make sure you visit all the San Antonio 1700 era missions (there are four more). If you visit the historic missions in...More

Thank mikempink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting away from the crowds in San Antonio to visit the Mission Park is a great way to relax. The history of the missions shown at the park made what we saw in person during our walking tours.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this treasure if you are in the San Antonio area. We started at San Jose because they have the biggest visitor center. Be sure to watch the 25 minute movie for a great overview. We did the free tour, which gave us wonderful...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make the Alamo your last stop of this 4 mission trip. Start at one of the Southern missins (San Juan or Espada), then head North to San Jose and Concepcion. Alamo... or last stop. After seeing these 3 or 4 beautiful missions, Alamo may let...More

Thank Kenneth G
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16 November 2017|
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Response from winthedb | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do, as the missions are spread out and not within the confines of downtown San Antonio. There is, however, a very inexpensive public bus that stops at each mission. You catch it across from the Alamo. That... More
16 November 2017|
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Response from Chelsea S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw it driving through the missions when I was there in August
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4 July 2017|
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Response from jansonatrip | Reviewed this property |
It is quite a long walk. Consider the missions were originally little villages so they were spread at a distance on the San Antonio river for transportation and communication.