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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 saw the movie there, which was very informative. The grounds are kept up and the Mission itself is in great shape. The people who work there aren't very helpful and don't really like to answer questions. If you are going to work in a...More
The Canopus, a ship had its reunion here in San Antonio, Texas this year. A tour bus of 41 made the city tour and this was one of the stops we made. Our tour Guide Mary really knows her stuff and walked our legs off....More
This is the most touristy of all missions so I'd say get there first, pop in to the visitor center and check if there's any free tours by a park ranger. We had a terrific guide, learned a lot about the history of San Antonio...More
This is a great place to visit. Out of the five missions in San Antonio this is the only one that is a national park. This is because it has the most artifacts of all the missions. The mission also had weekly masses. We found...More
This is our favorite of the missions and the main one for the Missions National Historical Park. Not sure how much is original and how much has been rebuilt but it looks the most like a mission from 300 years ago--it is completely enclosed and...More