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Mission Concepción, San Antonio

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Explore the Mission Trail's 300-year-old Mission Concepción. This mission, built by Franciscan friars and often considered the most well-preserved of all Texas missions, was founded in 1716. It was consequently moved from its original location to San Antonio, where Pajalats typically occupied the mission. The Battle of Concepcion was fought here in 1835, and the mission was named a National Historic Landmark more than 100 years later in 1970. Contemplate the historical events that occurred here, view the beautiful architecture and interior frescoes, and even attend Catholic Mass on Sundays. Put Mission Concepción into our San Antonio vacation builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Antonio.
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  • This mission is not like the others' as it is much smaller and no longer intact. The church is beautiful and well maintained and worth the visit. Like the others', it is free. 
  • In the suburb of Mission closest to downtown. I use the bus number 42, visited. May be easy for 40 municipal bus No. 42 each stop, so stopping only to the Group's mission. Tour buses seem to stop. Like other mission groups, in a solemn tone, heart would calm place.
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  • Mission Conception Church San Antonio Mission National Historical Park from a hotel in the city by rental car recently became world heritage sites first of all in the first place to visit. Mission Rd, can visit the Interior of the Church is to the Church parking. Must-see inside can be the image at the time.
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  • Though one of the smaller properties on the mission trail in San Antonio, I really enjoyed this one. The church structure itself, compared to the others, is the most spectacular in terms of style or architecture. This one will not eat up much of your time, but is definitely worth stopping by.
  • Seriously so cool. Its totally worth seeing. This is by far one of the better missions in the area. A lot of great history and architecture.
  • The Sunday morning church service is wonderful. Professional mariachi musicians serenade the congregation in a beautiful musical service. There will be visitors from all over the world. The priest asks all the foreign visitors and Americans from around the country to identify their home. If you do one thing in San Antonio, do this.
  • It is inspiring to stand in a place where people have worshiped for 300 hundred years. Also the first major engagement of the Texas Revolution, the Battle of Concepción was fought here.
  • Been here many times and always so happy with everything.