Mission San Xavier del Bac
Located in: Southside District
294-2624, off I-19 at exit 92. Free. 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Allow 2–3 hours.Established by Father Kino in 1732 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Anza expedition stopped on October 25, 1775 to mourn the only death on the expedition and to celebrate three marriages. The mission is noted for its beautiful Spanish colonial architecture and colorful art adorning the interior.
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Historic mission - partially restored
The mission is most impressive from the distance since it is largest structure in area. Restoration and repair seem to be ongoing. Worth a visit if you have time.
Nice if you are in Tucson..
Look, it was a nice church your if you are in tucson. We lived in California before we escaped the lefty loonies and liberal idiot taxes to move to no tax florida.. and this does not get near the...
You simply cannot visit Tucson and not visit the Mission! Easy to access and stunning views. We hiked up the small hill to enjoy the views of the valley as well. Highly recommend!