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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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  • Upon approaching the mission, it is amazing to see the walls constructed around the perimeter and imagine the lives of the indigenous people that lived there. The religious carvings on the facade are ...  more »
  • The most famous mission in the United States and Texas is the Alamo, but Mission San Jose is a must go for anyone visiting San Antonio. The mission covers a lot land, the complex is mostly surrounded ...  more »
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