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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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The architecture is amazing

This church is beautiful. The ornate decor is awesome. The statues, the outside everything is amazing. Gorgeous church. If in the Tucson area would definitely recommend.

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Fabulous historic buildings

Beautiful historic buildings, preservation under way so it was neat to see the old next to the preserved. Knowledgeable docent lead tours on the hour.

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Most beautiful Mission in Tucson

This is an old but well maintained Mission 15 min. outside of Tucson city. The exterior of the building is beautiful & the inside of it is exquisite. My favorite attraction in Tucson.

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