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Mission San Jose, San Antonio

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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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  • What an impressive, historical mission. We had no trouble finding this National Park. Upon arrival, the ranger informed us that the video was not being shown at this time- disappointed. The videos...  more »
  • We visited two of the missions on our last trip to San Antonio and we really enjoyed exploring Mission San Jose. It is a very large complex and you can spend a few hours exploring here. There are...  more »

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