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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Address: 2202 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78210-4919
Phone Number: 210-932-1001
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Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important...

Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.

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Excellently maintained historical site

The missions near San Antonio are a must see for history lovers. They are well maintained and have some brochures and building markers to help explain each artifact.

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Placerville, California
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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The missions near San Antonio are a must see for history lovers. They are well maintained and have some brochures and building markers to help explain each artifact.

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The missions are so interesting. If you are visiting San Antonio and you are interested in history at all, Go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're up for a historical and educational sight, don't miss this! The Missions is not very far from the Alamo, and it's well worth a stop.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Missions National Historical Park is beautiful and peaceful. The church is so lovely and open to all; quite serine and welcoming. We were traveling with our dog who was welcomed on the grounds and we appreciated that. It was nice to be able to walk the grounds, just taking it in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Newly named a World Heritage Site in July of 2015, the San Antonio Missions are located just south of downtown San Antonio. You will have the chance to see the very first beginnings of the Alamo as you walk, or bike, through the historic Mission parks. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park features the ruins of several old Spanish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The history and beauty of this place is amazing. It is peaceful and very historical attraction. There is also a very beautiful church on ground. We wished that there was a mass going on. Also, the gift shop in the mission is great. Lots of religious articles worth purchasing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

San Jose is the queen of the missions in San Antonio Texas a beautiful place to visit lots of History you need a whole day to visit all the missions it is best to visit the missions in the fall or the spring San Antonio can get very hot you need water and sunscreen

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Antonio is one of the most historic cities in America and one of the most popular destinations west of the Mississippi River. The Missions which spread across the city display the extensive nature of the settlements into this area of Texas dating back before the American revolution. Well worth the time to visit these fortified missions and see that... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a number of missions but my favorites are the Alamo and San Jose. San Antonio has a walking/biking trail along the San Antonio River that you can take to get you to these sites. Bikes are for rent along the way and you can rent one way. You can also see the King William area along this route..... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do the mission tour from the outskirts of the city to the south to the Alamo. This is the only way to get a sense of how they all fit together, how the water is essential, how the missions were essential, how the defenders gave it their all.

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