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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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  • This was the perfect way to start our San Antonio history tour. The mission is pretty has been nicely restored. Loved the colors inside the church. There is no cost to get in but donations are...  more »
  • Great historical site. Fascinating to be surrounded by such an old historic site. Amazing that so much is preserved intact. Really really recommend.  more »
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