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“Texas History” 5 of 5 stars
Review of San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
2202 Roosevelt Ave., San Antonio, TX 78210
210-932-1001
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Owner description: Historical area that stretches nine miles and contains four important 18th-century missions.
Bancroft, SD
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8 reviews
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“Texas History”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We had a wonderful tour guide. She brought history to life as she was a great story-teller. She had a great pace and made it interesting for all.

Visited January 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
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“Excellent exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

The historical park encompasses all of the San Antonio mission except for the Alamo. It is headquartered at Mission San Jose which is the most well preserved of all the missions. Definitely spend some time in the headquarters building and watch the movie. It gives a good overview and feel for the era.

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Los Angeles, California
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138 reviews
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“Love the missions.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

My husband and I were married in one of the California Missions, so we were anxious to see the Texas ones. We weren't disappointed. The style is a little different than those built in California, so we really enjoyed seeing them. Everyone should visit these wonderful gems of the past.

Visited January 2013
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Worth a Day of Exploring”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The four missions that make up the park provide a rich and fascinating history to any visit to San Antonio. Each one offers a different look at mission life. If you can only see one mission, be sure to see Mission San Jose.

Visited December 2012
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Fairfax, Oklahoma
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“Excellent guided tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Well worth a visit. We used the "trolley" to reach the mission (2) from the Alamo. Excellet federal guides at the sites. Recommend worth several hours if you like history and we do

Visited December 2012
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