I took a scooter tour and this was one of the stops on our tour, as I walked through the church I realized why it's called the queen of missions, strongly recommend this place
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Although not fully restored, this mission and the extras that are available at no cost provide an excellent view of what early San Antonio might have looked like. The grounds are large, so expect to do some walking. The museum is interesting, and the 25-minute...More
This is a truly remarkable mission and the largest in Texas (if memory serves correctly). The woman in the gift shop said she went to church there as a kid, was married there as was her daughter. It is free to enter. Take your time...More
As stated in my previous review on the missions, you can get here by walking the mission trial or taking bus 40 (can get a bus pass at the Tourist Information office across the street from the Alamo) for $3. This was our 3rd and...More
You can feel the history walking through the San Antonio Missions, and the San José Mission is one of the biggest ones. You'll be moved by the legend of the Rose Window, but mostly, by the famous ruins of the mission.
If possible, take the time to visit the Missions while staying in SA. It's a worthwhile trip that will be memorable. There are buses if you do not have a rental car. Go See!!!
I have been there few times. Each time it get better. Church and the gardens is better then ever before. It is very good place to take pictures. The trees in the main yard is very interesting. A lot of good eating places close by....More
Very well preserved location with an active parish. This is the largest of the missions and my favorite. Been here twice now and always like the historical context and the calm you can experience here. Highly recommended.