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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This was the second time I visited this church. I took my brother to see it. Unfortunately most areas were blocked off, so my brother didn't get to enjoy all this church has to offer. Thank...
Beside this COVID-19 going on, the last time I brought my daughter to the mission she was 2 yrs old. Fast forward 8 yrs, she visited again yesterday. She was able to light her very first prayer...
Best during sunset!
The mission is always nice to see. It's nice to see it while you're driving out there and it's a very scenic place that gives photographers numerous possibilities for amazing shots. I'd recommend...