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Mission Concepcion

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Address: 807 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210-4528
Phone Number: +1 210-532-0182
09:00 - 17:00
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This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail...

This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French colonization.

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An Old Lady

Old mission, but still lovely to walk through. No cost. Beautiful little church. Not much for children to see.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 March 2016
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Old mission, but still lovely to walk through. No cost. Beautiful little church. Not much for children to see.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

JMJ Go and see the oldest stone church in America. Original frescos have survived in some of the interior rooms and even the faded outside is beautiful. Dress for the hot weather and wear sturdy shoes because sometimes the trails are a little rough. Surprising that all of the Missions are still used for religious services. You don't have to... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a beautiful location with fantastic grounds to explore. When we were here, there was a church service going on so we could not look inside the building, but exploring the outside was fascinating. There are water and restrooms available for visitors and a bikeshare kiosk right outside, but if you don't want to ride on the streets, it's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Took my family here on a Tuesday evening and it was ok. Keep in mind that this is one of the smallest of the missions, and I couldn't get the history out of this place compared to others. Additionally, we completed the Alamo and San Jose the same day. So in comparison, this place was the last. In all fairness,... More 

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Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a visit and were impressed with the natural setting the mission. The walls have their original painting where it still exists. It's a nice change.

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Driftwood, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

See all five but this is the largest. Open until 5:00 and large. Interesting for history buffs. Beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This was the last of the 4 missions we visited. Great location and is preserved well. They have a tree where you can write your prayer intentions for God.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I was heading back to town from Mission San Jose and noticed the sign to this place, so decided to take a quick detour. It's only a couple of minutes from the main road and I'm glad I stopped by for a quick look. It was past 5pm so the info centre was closed, but you can walk up to... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

The interior of the church has been redone based on original painting found after a recent restoration removed centuries of plaster and whitewash. Some original frescoes in the out buildings. Pleasant stop. Allow 45 minutes or so.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Again, we were easily able to visit using the 42 bus out from the City which stops nearby. We had not expected the Mission to be as well presented as it is, but speaking to another visitor who was making her fourth trip, it seems that preservation work has progressed over the years. There is much to see including the... More 

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