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Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic site offers a mariachi mass.
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We did all four missions including San Jose used the number 40 bus from the Alamo $2.75 per person all day all missions are fee to visit and the bus seems to keep an excellent schedule so you can get off and on with out...More
So many people only wish to focus on the Alamo while forgetting the other missions. There are on a simple trail which is helpful and easy to maneuver. I would suggest walking around the mission as there are small little pockets of history. Come visit...More
We didn't get to spend much time at the mission because it was so hot and we went later in the day. It was beautiful though and if we had planned a little better we would have gone in the morning so we could spend...More
I highly recommend that you watch the 20 minuet film before exploring the grounds. It really helps you understand the history and the experience. It was well worth the bike ride, very humbling and beautiful.
We made a short stop here mainly so that I could stamp my national parks passport. They have a small museum to read about the mission, as well as a short video you can watch. The grounds, surprisingly, did not have hardly any signage to...More