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Address: Tucson, AZ

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beautiful place

i came here to visit this place while my husband worked,went to check out the san xavier mission, OMG it is wonderful, if you have never been here and your in tucson or even in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

i came here to visit this place while my husband worked,went to check out the san xavier mission, OMG it is wonderful, if you have never been here and your in tucson or even in arizona, then GO it is awesome the people here are so wonderful and nice, and they make the most beautiful things. we heard some wonderful... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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790 reviews 790 reviews
363 attraction reviews
959 helpful votes 959 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Most of the reviews listed here are for the mission and belong under "Mission San Xavier." There are more than 1,200 reviews under that wording and would be quite helpful for those who want more feedback on the mission and what it is like to visit that piece of local history. San Xavier Plaza is a small walled-in shopping area... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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105 reviews 105 reviews
20 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Visiting from Canada. What a wonderful tour this was. Lot of history here. Many of our tour group purchased Popovers from a native lady. Delicious.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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80 reviews 80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Worth driving to see the mission in its original condition, a working persons church, a few vendors selling food and native arts and crafts, no pressure to buy, friendly, just trying to make a living.

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Cortland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Absolutely astounding! Beautiful with the most beautiful architecture. One must see this pristine white Mission against the blue sky and desert landscape to appreciate this amazing structure. The inside is just as amazing as the outside. The cool serenest of the interior is remarkable. This is truly a place of God. This is definitely a must if you are in... More 

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Glendale, Az
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

First off, please be respectful. This is still a functioning church, not just a tourist attraction. The history and architecture will impress even the most jaded traveler. Even with the outstanding restoration of the original artwork there is still a strong feeling of antiquity.

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This was really lovely to see out in the edge of Tucson, impressive nice architecture, beautiful artwork on the insides of the church & chapel, some lovely quiet spots to sit and muse. All of the outside areas were very nicely decorated with unusual gardens & fenced in areas that call to meditation. A very nice walk about. Definately a... More 

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Munich, Germany
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Joe has been out there for many years. His handcrafted jewelry is unique and precious as well. We were very happy to see him again at his place.

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Benson, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I went with some friends to this Mission. The church building is very beautiful inside and out. We were there in March so the weather was pleasant. There are several gift shops on the property that have many hand made items for sale. I believe that most if not all of the hand made items are made by native Americans.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I hit the wrong button. The Mission is beyond excellent. It is a must visit on a trip to Tucson. Take a free docent tour between 9am and noon every day but Sunday. Its a beautiful and fascinating place.

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