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Mission San Juan

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Address: 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
Phone Number: 2109321001
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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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Beautiful Mission site!

Gosh I could've stayed on these grounds for hours! Large (and likely old) shade trees cast a late afternoon shadow on the mission grounds and shaded us from the sun. The grounds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
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Hinton, Oklahoma
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the buildings were closed at this mission site. Did have walking trails but not tons to go inside and see.

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Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gosh I could've stayed on these grounds for hours! Large (and likely old) shade trees cast a late afternoon shadow on the mission grounds and shaded us from the sun. The grounds are well-kept and the church is beautiful!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stop on the mission trail. The grounds are beautiful but, we got a disappointment when we found out the church was closed. Seems they had a leak in the roof and had to close it up to the public so no one would get hurt. The outside of the church was a beautiful white

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Tracy, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you grew up in California and are surrounded with Missions the Missions in San Antonio offer a different look at that time. They are beautiful and well worth the time to travel to each.

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Montreal, Canada
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like Espada mission but the church is all white. Very beautiful place. Staff was friendly.....

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Red Bluff, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were unfortunately few concessions or comforts here, but they are doing a nice job keeping the mission from ruin, and making it accessible.

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Osawatomie, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the history of the area and that included the Mission if you like history this is a must see

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The blinding whiteness of the church is in stark contrast to the others, and therefore worth the visit. I also enjoyed the cross with the cacti.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mission San Juan is one of the smaller ones on the trail. The chapel is fully renovated and in use. The chapel is tiny and beautifully restored. The ceiling alone is worth the visit. The outside has been recently painted and the grounds are well maintained. This particular mission seems very much like it was when it was built and... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This mission was built in 1755, but is no longer in tact. The outer fence walls are mostly gone. It's a nice place to visit.

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