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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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  • We have visited San Xavier several times over the years and learn something new with each visit. Take some quiet time and be sure to observe everything around you. Walk around outside to appreciate th...  more »
  • This is a lovely church, in the middle of nowhere. The inside is spectacular, quite unusual and well worth a visit 
  • Were camping in Tucson and friends took us to visit this church. It is very old with a lot of history and being beautifully restored. I was awed by the construction and details that were done so many ...  more »
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