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Mission San Xavier del Bac

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Address: 1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746-7409
Phone Number: 520-294-2624

Built in the 1700s, this recently restored white adobe church, representing...

Built in the 1700s, this recently restored white adobe church, representing a wonderful example of Spanish colonial architecture, is beautiful inside and out, with colorful frescoes, sculptures and carvings.

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Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix

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San Xavier Mission

We go n Light Candle's 4 Family n Friend's n Say Prayer's For All This Mission is Very Beautiful n Spiritual

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We go n Light Candle's 4 Family n Friend's n Say Prayer's For All This Mission is Very Beautiful n Spiritual

Thank Blumitzi
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much history. Beautiful Mass. So hard to believe the incrdible journey this Catholic Church/ Mission has endured. Good to know it is being restored to its Magnificent Glory.

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Harrisburg, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Here for 3 weeks and read about mission so took a day trip. Really enjoyed the mission. So much history here.

Thank Njean64W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went as a family to mass. It was very small inside and there is no AC, that being said it was packed full of history and amazing art work. It was a little hard to pay attention during mass due to the amount of things that I wanted to walk up to and getting a closer look. The kids... More 

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Beaumont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Mission San Xavier del Bac became the Mission Headquarters when parishioners left Mission Tumacacori and has been in continuous use since around 1797. It is considered the oldest intact European-style structure in Arizona. The main altar is currently being repaired, but the rest of the Church is open to visitors. Candles are on sale for $3.00 and tradition says that... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are into churches, this is something you must see. The building is something special, but the art works are something else. Paintings and statues. They are busy with major restoration work, so some things are hidden behind scafolding

Thank Andy P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were visiting Tucson and had not heard of this church. Our relatives us to tour this old mission. It beautiful and full of valuable artifact and a lot of history. It is being restored so not all areas are open but well worth going to see.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in the early 1600s, this Mission is one of the most beautiful I've ever seen. They were in the midst of doing repairs to the murals and structural aspects. This didn't deter us from enjoying the exquisite details while being in a peaceful setting. There is a video that plays in an anteroom, but before the 25-minutes was up,... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to visit while in Tucson. We have visited the Mission serval times and found it to be relaxing and also find something new about the Mission history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing how this Mission was built 4 centuries ago and what the parishioners endured in the middle of the desert. Just minutes south of Tucson it is a very worthwhile place to visit with the whole family. Make sure you have bottled water if it is a hot day.

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