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Mission San Jose, San Antonio

Founded in 1720, Mission San Jose is the largest of the missions in Texas and offers visitors a glimpse into the area's Spanish community life more than 250 years ago. This Catholic mission was rebuilt in limestone in 1768 and is dubbed Queen of the Missions because of its relative size compared to fellow sites within the UNESCO-designated San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. This particular mission underwent restoration in the 1930s and is most well-known for its detailed rose window. Plan to visit Mission San Jose during your San Antonio vacation using our convenient San Antonio trip itinerary planner .
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  • We were in San Antonio to visit The Alamo and a local told us about this place and that it was worth the 10 minute ride. The Mission is off the beaten path in a quiet residential area. The grounds are...  more »
  • We were 2 families, with 4 kids. We all loved exploring the Mission. The grounds were beautiful. There are rooms you can go in. It is still an active church, so I’d recommend you not go during service...  more »

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