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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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  • Part of our wonderful day on the mission trail - we did part by public bus, part walking, part bicycle rental and also uber. This was our third stop. We rented bicycles and biked on the trail from...  more »
  • Although the whole site has been reconstructed and hardly anything is original, this is a wonderful place to visit. It is a large area that was not overcrowded and the tour, which is free, was...  more »
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