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Mission San Jose, San Antonio

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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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  • Drove out to one of the 3 (or 4) mission sites. Very easy to get to. Nice walk around the area. The buildings are quite interesting. We went on a Sunday so only the outside areas were open to...  more »
  • This is a beautiful mission church and our niece was married here so it was an amazing Catholic wedding mass!  more »
  • We spent this long weekend visit to S.A. to do some of the things we have never had the chance to do. San Jose was on the top of the list and we were not disappointed. The Chapel is amazing and the...  more »

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