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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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  • I really enjoyed amazing architecture, walking in greenery and learning about history at the same time. Although it was Sunday and San Antonio city was busy with visitors this place was still enjoyabl...  more »
  • The mission is beautiful. It definitely makes me wonder HOW they could build something like this back in the day without power tools. Although the employees explain about life back in the day, I could...  more »
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