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Mission San Jose, San Antonio

#2 of 27 in Historic Sites in San Antonio
Mission · Historic Site
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 went on the missions tour, we loved all the missions but missed having a docent to answer questions or have literature available to help us understand all that we were seeing. There were places...  more »
  • This place was pretty, but there is not much to it compared to the Alamo. I did enjoy the large flocks of noisy birds amongst the tranquil setting.  more »

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