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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
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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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Beautiful Church

Beautiful church. It is small. It is a working church and not really set up for tours (from what we can tell). It was good side trip combined with visiting the missile silo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful church. It is small. It is a working church and not really set up for tours (from what we can tell). It was good side trip combined with visiting the missile silo nearby. I would not drive just to see this church. But if you have a little time and are nearby, it is worth the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must see in Tucson and worth a short drive south of the city. The history and culture of the area must be seen in person to appreciate. The mission itself is beautiful and the surrounding hillside is a nice walk. I recommend going in the late afternoon and evening to get some great photos in the desert... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Church Is Still Being Used By The Indian's In The Area . They Just Finnished Cleaning And Restoring Most Of The Art Work On The Inside .

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived early. I was there at 8am and it was nice to walk around without crowds. The best part of going there in August is the weather. Yes it's hot, but when you get an early rain it's great. The mission is beautiful, very well cared for. There were volunteers cleaning the grounds and the church. The person working... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped on our way back from Tubac. The Mission is absolutely beautiful and no charge. There is a very nice gift shop with moderate prices. No problem with parking, it's huge! Well worth the trip.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very nice diversion from the highway. A lot of history surrounds this mission and they'very done a good job restoring the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

very unique location, for those of us that appreciate religion it makes it so much more valuable, wirth the drive out there.

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TUCSON, ARIZONA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A MUST SEE magnificant treasure of the Tohono O'odham Nation. An active mission, San Xavier is a great place to learn of the Native people of the southwest. A trip to southern Arizona is not complete without seeing this incredibly beautiful mission church!

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing structure - the church was completed in the late 1700 and its been in regular use ever since. The museum is full of information about the countryside, the native people, and the history of this community. The church itself is spectacular and moving. I intend to go back during their holiday events as well!

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Brescia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing mission, garden, museum and gift shop. Much more decorated and richer than other missions visited in California. Spent a couple of hours and didn't want to leave. Located in a very hot area of tucson, so bring extra water.

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