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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An unexpected find - A beautiful desert church
A very beautiful church, with an amazingly beautiful architecture on the interior. The colour combination fits the desert location.
Very beautiful a must see
Absolutely beautiful church. It’s free to visit. It’s very relaxing, rich history. No matter your religion, you feel a holy presence. It's peaceful. Stunning artwork within the building. Keep in mind...
Very interesting and beautiful.
We are so glad we visited San Xavier. Such an incredible history and so unique and beautiful inside as well as out. We enjoyed seeing such history!