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All reviews bell tower a small gift shop small church worth a visit national historical park active church san antonio river visitor's center beautiful grounds lots of history mission aqueduct ruins trail chapel parish southernmost
I have visited the missions in multiple parts of the country; California, El Paso and San Antonio. Each one is unique and has a story to share. This one is plain in its decor and architecture, but still worth your time.
If you are a purist like I am, once you start something, you need to finish it. So, starting the Missions National Historic Park, I needed to see all of the Missions, and Espada is the next to the last Mission south of San Antonio....More
This is the furthest south Mission from downtown SA. After seeing the previous three, we were in doubt if to drive down for this one.
Now, after we did I'm very glad. This Mission is very cute - it's smaller than others and its church...More
This is a beautiful small restored mission. It was really fun to see the grounds and go into the chapel. The gift shop was very nice and even sold fresh Empanadas, which were delicious. If you are interested in the history of the missions in...More
First, pick up a brochure "San Antonio Missions." Okay, I did that for you; see my pictures. Second, head to this mission, the furthest south, and head north. If our self-guided "tour" was any indication, most people do the opposite.
This mission is in a...More