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Mission Concepcion

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Address: 807 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210-4528
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This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail...

This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French colonization.

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Not like the others

This mission is not like the others' as it is much smaller and no longer intact. The church is beautiful and well maintained and worth the visit. Like the others', it is free.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This mission is not like the others' as it is much smaller and no longer intact. The church is beautiful and well maintained and worth the visit. Like the others', it is free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure if it's the biggest but it is definitely a show stopper. Think I enjoyed this one the most. But again, see all four!

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It isn't beautiful. It isn't particularly unique. The restored wall paintings are particularly unimpressive. But where it really fails are the ridiculous Interpretive exhibits that describe the Spanish conquest and subsequent destruction of the indigenous populations in a completely positive light. These "missionaries" were little better to the Indians than the SS was to the Jews. Yet they are portrayed... More 

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Altoona, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick trip to see a lesser known mission. Not as popular as the Alamo. Very cool building and atmosphere.

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Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful mission. I am marveled at the construction they could back then. The paintings inside are wonderful. I would recommend visiting . The great thing about this is that all these old mission churches are still active having mass for the local partitioner's.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't need a lot of time here, but don't miss the original paint portion on the outside and the inside. I never had any idea these churches were painted so entirely and beautifully.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bring your camera and filters! What a beautiful treasure. There are unique nooks and crannies everywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

This was by far my favorite stop on the mission road. It was beautiful and picturesque. Great availability to learn about the history to understand what it would have been like in its original state and purpose. Great for people of all ages!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Second stop on the Mission Trail sees the 1731 Church in all it's glory. It is still an active Church (as are all except the Alamo) and you can wander around the grounds to your hearts content and inside while not in use. Some great faded paintings give you a sense of the ages. Wonderful to find in the middle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

We visited all of the missions while in San Antonio and this is a beautiful historic site. The history is interesting. The fact it has survived so intact is amazing, thanks to the wonderful people who care for Americas state and national parks and their many hidden treasures.

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