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San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

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Address: 2202 Roosevelt Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210
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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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The Missions in San Antonio

Experience the most beautiful historical places in San Antonio. You will feel the history as you go through each mission. You will definitely enjoy your trip to SA.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Experience the most beautiful historical places in San Antonio. You will feel the history as you go through each mission. You will definitely enjoy your trip to SA.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I found this to be one of the most affordable Historical sites for US History, it was free.. There weren't any tickets that needed to be purchased, you could browse the buildings at your leisure as long as you didn't touch anything, esp. the buildings, they were very very clear on that point. I think before you walk around see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit in comfortable weather or early morning in summer. Be sure to go to the visitor center first and watch the 20 min video explaining the history and significance of the site. Lots to learn. Closes early, check the hours before you go.

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South Carrollton, Ky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must-do trip to see the beautiful mission architecture, each one quite different. Follow the map, park & take the time to walk in & around these buildings. Very peaceful surroundings. Would recommend for families with young elementary-aged children & older. Would go back again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mission Trail is a must see in San Antonio. The missions are beautiful examples of the Spanish influenced architecture. You can drive from mission to mission easily. There are bicycles for rent and you can cycle to each one, a little challenging, but not that hard. My favorite is Mission San Jose. It is still an active parrish and... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, seeing the missions are a "must do" when visiting San Antonio. Amazing that these churches are still holding services in these buildings! Please be considerate, these are still places of worship.

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We only got to visit two of the missions, but they were definitely worth it. The trail is well marked, and is great for a drive in the car or on a bike. The missions are beautiful and tell an amazing tale of bravery and purpose of the missionaries.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mission San José is the most interesting. It shows how ingenious native people lived. Volunteers do scheduled tours. These tours are bringing life to this place. Otherwise, it is just stones.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good opportunity to escape from the crowd of the River Walk. The missions are very quite, well maintained, full of atmosphere, perfect for photos, with multiple information posts close to the churches and the other buildings. If not interested, kids can play and run on the grass, in particular in the area in front of San Jose. If interested,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two days exploring all four missions, and even rode bikes between a couple of them. We loved learning about the history of each place, and taking the time to explore the unique features of each one. So beautiful and significant to our history. Well-presented in true NPS style! We really enjoyed attending the mariachi mass at Concepcion.

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