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Address: 807 Mission Road, San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone Number: (210) 532-0182
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Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission...
This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French colonization.
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A Mission History

We really enjoyed the time at Concepcion. Very beautiful and historic. This is a good stop that didn't take long.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Cherryvale, Kansas
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Cherryvale, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed the time at Concepcion. Very beautiful and historic. This is a good stop that didn't take long.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Love the Missions and seeing how different they were as the years went on and when different countries ruled San Antonio.

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Chicago
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Wonderful wonderful place to visit. The church is 250 years old and has not required reconstruction. The frescos inside are partially restored. Just an amazing historic place. While they don't offer tours here, the docent on duty gave us a complete rundown of the mission and was very informative.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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127 reviews 127 reviews
79 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

The only mission still preserved as it was when it was built without any infrastructure added to it. Beautiful paintings on the interior and the grounds are lovely. Great for a stroll!

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Houston, TX
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I overshot my exit and we ended up finding signs leading us to the Mission Concepcion. It is a beautiful mission. Well worth the visit. I have been there before as I was close by and stopped in to pray. I guess because it is historically significant to our country I lifted the United States of America in prayer. The... More 

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Texas
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231 reviews 231 reviews
136 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This mission was so amazing to see. It's one of the oldest missions in SA. The park service has a ranger there to give you some background info on it. It's free to go inside. There's also a church service there on Sundays. It's about 10-15 min south of downtown but easy to find and worth the drive.

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Allen, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Mission Concepcion was the first of five missions we stopped at. I thought the church was amazing and was fascinated to learn services are still held there. This particular mission did not have remnants of its wall, and left quite a bit to the imagination. If you are a visual person like I am, I would recommend starting with another... More 

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Estill Springs, TN
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This mostly unrestored mission was excellent to see because it let me know pretty much exactly the way the building would have looked when the first inhabitants were there. It made me take my time and think. I went on to see Mission San Jose, where there are restorations.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Best interior preserved with the colors of the original mission interior. Beautiful restoration work, great grounds, lively Sunday worship Worth the time to visit.

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Erving, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's like stepping back in a time capsule. What a different life it was back then. Ground and buildings can be a little difficult if you have walking concerns.

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