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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Mission of San Xavier is an historic place, a church with a beautiful altarpiece and several reredos made from san franciscan missioners
Visiting Mission San Xavier del Bac is like traveling back in time for a glimpse of the life and times when this nation was first settled by Europeans. The mission was established in 1692 by Father...
Visited twice over the weekend. I was able to get very nice photos right before the sun set my first time there. Second time I went was on a Sunday afternoon. There were several vendirs selling fry...