Downtown to Mission San Xavier de Bac
294-2624, off I-19 at exit 92. Free. 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Allow 2–3 hours. Begin your tour at Congress St. and Grande Ave., west of I-10. Grande Ave. becomes Mission Rd. as you travel south. The bike lane ends south of Drexel Rd. but remains a good paved road into the San Xavier Indian Reservation. Intermediate, one-hour ride.
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Astounding buildings, amazing how much heat the votive candles create
Lovely renovated church, walking into the mortuary chapel is like opening a pizza oven...the candles inside throw an enormous amount of heat. Not someplace I'd spend over an hour or so, but a great...
Exterior Renovations Complete
We just visited the Mission in November, my photos all had the scaffolding on the exterior. We had some out of state visitors and this was on their must do list. We were pleasantly surprised to see...
A great piece of history. Very beautiful building, though under restoration. Rich religious background and ministry.