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Mission Concepcion

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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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807 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210-4528
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All reviews original frescos wall paintings active church stone church the national park service visitor center well worth the visit beautiful grounds san antonio area lots of history guided tour texas history the river walk mission alamo unrestored parish
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Mission Concepción. Very cool History about the mission and how it was a society based of catholic religion. Highly recommend going.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank olivert340
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very well-preserved mission but was lacking in the beautiful grounds like Mission San Jose. The walls surrounding this three hundred year-old compound are long gone. We had a very interesting speaker inside the chapel who gave us a twenty-minute, detailed history of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 860SusanB860
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mission Concepcion is probably the best preserved mission on the trail. There are areas where you can still see the vibrant paint that decorated the entire mission and this allows visitors to better conceptualize what the structure looked like back in its heyday. Don't rush...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kikixki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easily accessible from the Riverwalk via bike or scooter, Mission Concepcion is the best preserved example of the San Antonio missions and is still an active church. Smaller and more understated than Mission San Jose, it is still worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sidchen2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you share the faith of the mission or not, it's well worth the visit. It's lovely and understated compared to Mission San Jose but still lovely. Beautiful ground add to the experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Holly W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mission Concepcion is the northernmost Mission in the Mission National Historic Park. This is a very pretty Mission with a definite Spanish look. The grounds are immaculately kept and there is a grotto on the grounds that you can use for private prayers and intercession....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AuntieM64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site has a small National Historic Park visitors center and guided tours are available. Plan on spending half an hour or so visiting this site. This Mission is the most well preserved of all the Missions on the trail. It is interesting to learn...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carole M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is set on a large space, but the mission itself isn't too big to walk around and explore. There are places to stop and read more about the history and take nice pictures - the arches from the front entrance to the right...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank LVSquared
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mission still has the original frescos, and you must visit the exhibit at the church that features four locals speaking about their lives and connections to the mission.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GlobeTrotting782097
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this beautiful mission/church on Sunday February 10th around 4:00 pm (Closes at 5 We were fortunate to walk in on an informal lecture given by by a retired priest. He was talk was fascinating and lively as he told the history of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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February 20, 2018|
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Response from wtmcalpin | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the grounds but not inside any buildings. Only exception are service dogs. Please pick-up after your pet.
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the movie at the visitors center and a guided tour if you really want to learn the particulars. I think $30 would be worth it for the multiple sites.
June 6, 2016|
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Response from TG-from-Florida | Reviewed this property |
At this time it's completely open. As the Riverwalk is extended, that may change