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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 enjoyed seeing all the old remains of the mission and actually, we saw people in a current ceremony in the chapel (so didn't get to go inside). More than enough to see and also a visitors' center with more information (and gifts).
As a history nerd, this was one of my favorite things we saw in San Antonio! The stone buildings, structures, and church are amazing to see. It was stroller friendly too and my two year old loved running through everything. Definitely recommend stopping by here!!...More
We booked a 3 hour tour with DeTour tours to see the 4 missions that were built in addition to the Alamo. I prefer guided tours for something like this, as I get information about the missions as opposed to just looking at a building....More
We took the ranger tour, which was very informative and then stayed for the Mariachi Mass. This mission is more intact than the Alamo so that one can more easily visualize what life was like at that time. The church is beautiful, and the mass...More
Mission San Jose is within a short and easy driving distance from downtown San Antonio. It is known as the “Queen of the Missions” and is the largest of all the missions in San Antonio. It was restored to it’s original design in the 1930s....More