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Mission San Juan

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Address: 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
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Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along...
Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along the Mission Trail in San Antonio.
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This is a smaller mission at least for what remains. Is outside the old downtown area by a few miles surrounded by homes. This is a less traveled mission by visitors because you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Palm Coast, Florida

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Palm Coast, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a smaller mission at least for what remains. Is outside the old downtown area by a few miles surrounded by homes. This is a less traveled mission by visitors because you can only get there by car but its only about 10-15 minutes from the Alamo

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Live Oak, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It is always a treat to walk through the ruins of this mission on the Mission Trail in San Antonio. As you visit, let your imagination reconstruct what it would have been like to live here in the old days. Very Inspirational!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

San Antonio is known for its Riverwalk and the Alamo. For me, the hidden gems were stumbling across the Missions. I found myself with some hours to be a tourist while there on business, and decided to drive the 5 mile stretch with the historic missions. If you are interested in historiy, architecture and great photo ops, you will not... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We never have people visit us in San Antonio without taking them by the missions - the Alamo is also worth a visit and is definitely historic as well, but the other missions are worth their own trip in and of themselves. Take time to talk to the volunteers - a lot of them have a personal connection to the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

This over 300 years old historic landmark represents the legacy of the catholic origins in America provided by the Spaniards. One of the four San Antonio missions built on the 18th century. Quite and peaceful. Beautiful landscapes perfect for taking nice pictures on a sunny day and cleared skies.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Very small. Yet, very beautiful. This was the last one we stopped at and enjoyed it very much. Being smaller, you can cover the grounds in less time. It's nice to just savor what you are seeing.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Before exploring the Mission, go to the Visitor Centre for information on all the Missions. There is also a souvenir shop as well as restrooms there. Take time to admire the old, sprawling Mesquite tree on the way to San Juan. At the Mission itself, there are restored rooms where the soldiers slept; the restored Native Living Quarters, the present-day... More 

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The grounds are peaceful and pretty. The Mission San Juan was one of the better restored missions on the Mission Trail. All are worth seeing.

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Odenton, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The introductory movie in the national park building was outstanding and presented the exciting picture of life in the 1700's in this part of Texas. Nice gift shop and tours of the mission. You come away with a my better understanding of life during this time in this part of the world. We've been to San Antonio before, but missed... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

For a little Texas history and an inexpensive morning of sightseeing, this is a great place to take visitors. It's easy to get to and has its own kind of Texas beauty. We went there on a stormy Spring morning with some family that was in for a few days. The nice thing about visiting any of the Missions is... More 

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Address: Address: 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio

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