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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Beautiful Historic Church
My wife and I stopped by to visit the beautiful old mission and the nearby gift shop. The exterior of one tower is being renovated and some restoration work is happening inside. There really isn’t...
Stopped by passing through the area, had high expectations. Out of the way and nice initial view from distance but construction and scaffolding marred the view a we got closer. Closed except for gift...
Worth a quick visit
Saw all of the reviews on Trip Advisor and guidebooks - definitely worth a visit if you have a couple hours in Tucson. Well southwest of Tucson center, so took 30+ minutes each way to visit. Spent...
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