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Mission San Jose

6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
+1 210-932-1001
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Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic site offers a mariachi mass.
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  • Average3%
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“rose window” (91 reviews)
“visitor center” (142 reviews)
“mariachi mass” (79 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
Harlandale
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"rose window"
in 91 reviews
"visitor center"
in 142 reviews
"mariachi mass"
in 79 reviews
"park ranger"
in 56 reviews
"living quarters"
in 29 reviews
"active church"
in 42 reviews
"guided tour"
in 109 reviews
"native americans"
in 28 reviews
"gift shop"
in 95 reviews
"great history"
in 49 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 34 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 35 reviews
"lots of history"
in 39 reviews
"texas history"
in 66 reviews
"piece of history"
in 28 reviews
"walk around"
in 28 reviews
"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous. See them all. Start at the visitor center. Go groom there. You will not regret and of them!

Thank Beverly W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Of the four missions in the Missions National Park this is the one to start with. It has a visitor centre with a gift shop and a small museum plus a useful half hour movie. Then there's the great plus of a guided tour by...More

Thank AllanJGJ
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We attended the Mariachi bi-lingual Mass which is held at noon. The mission is beautiful inside and out. It was a worthwhile use of time.

Thank Laurel S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you are in San Antonio please take the mission trail to see all the old beautiful missions here. You can start at the Alamo and travel south to see the remainder or just start at Mission Conception, the first mission after the Alamo on...More

Thank Carolyn K
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Being Canadians, we knew very little about Mission San Jose but after watching the video in the centre and then walking the grounds with the map/guide, we came away feeling like we had learned something. We loved the story behind the "Rose Window" and we...More

Thank justjo008
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Make sure when your visiting the Missions to start off at Mission San Jose! The National Park Service has a 20 minute video to acquaint you on the history of the area! This particular mission San Jose has a remarkable sanctuary

Thank ELFDUDE
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All three missions are free with free parking, easy to get too, and very interesting! We preferred this over the Alamo.

Thank Mantamike
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a National Park so we did have it on our list for a visit. It is well preserved and maintained and the grounds are beautiful and peaceful. Get the tour so you get the history of the place. San Antonio is rich in...More

Thank Bev R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty church and grounds, still largely intact. Very well preserved and kept up. Tours are available if needed. Also is an active church. Inside the peaceful chapel, l gave thanks,said a prayer and remembered those loved ones that have passed on. It was a moving...More

Thank Rockinahawdplayse
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting piece of history. Free. Ranger led tours add a lot of insite. If you only see one mission, choose Mission San Jose.

Thank Pat C
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nancyspanjer
1 February 2018|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Yes... good parking..
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Lisa A
30 January 2017|
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Response from Simpllcity | Reviewed this property |
There are bike docks at the missions.
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Awmartinez
7 December 2016|
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Response from Cody V | Reviewed this property |
It's free to tour the grounds, but they do ask for a donation of $1 to enter the church.
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