San Xavier Roman Catholic Parish / Patronato San Xavier
Acclaimed as finest example of mission architecture in U.S., southwest of Tucson on Tohono O'odham Reservation. Active parish. Gift shop. arts, crafts shop. Cafe nearby. For the first time in its more than 230-year history, free guided tours are now available. The 45-minute tours are led by specially trained, volunteer docents, who explain the Mission's history and its lavishly decorated interior, the richest and most ornate in the Southwest. For current schedule, please go to their website and click on "Docent Tours Info."
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Worth your time!
We enjoy coming here every time we are in the area. Love the architecture and the inside of the church. Some of it might be a little creepy for kids like the body in the glass tomb on the left of the...
Graceful Place to Visit
Peaceful and serenity! Beautiful ❤️ landscape. Many travelers visit here to see this AZ monument. A place for your family to visit where many choose to honor the grounds of many Christian's that made...
Worth a quick visit
The history and art are interesting. Definitely worth a visit. Free (donations accepted). I was there for about an hour. It was hot.