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San Xavier Roman Catholic Parish / Patronato San Xavier

Southside District

1950 W. San Xavier Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85746
United States

Phone: 520-294-2624


Fax: 520-294-3438


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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  • #8 of 336 things to do in Tucson
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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...

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Passing through

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...

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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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