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San Xavier Plaza, Tucson

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A National Historic Landmark, San Xavier Mission was founded as a Catholic mission by Father Eusebio Kino in 1692. Construction of the current church began in 1783 and was completed in 1797.

The oldest intact European structure in Arizona, the church's interior is filled with marvelous original statuary and mural paintings. It is a place where visitors can truly step back in time and enter an authentic 18th Century space.

The church retains its original purpose of ministering to the religious needs of its parishioners.

To read more go to http://www.sanxaviermission.org/
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  • The San Xavier Plaza is across the parking lot from the Mission and consists of several shops selling Indian goods, together with a couple of restaurants, none of which are part of the San Xavier Miss...  more »
  • If your visit to Tucson includes the city's history this is a must stop. One of the first stops on the Camino Real.  more »
  • Truly one of the hidden gems of Arizona, this beautiful mission is still used today. The amazing handpaintings on the walls and ceilings and the simplicity of the deisgn is amazing.  more »
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