San Xavier Roman Catholic Parish / Patronato San Xavier
Located in: Southside District
294-2624, off I-19 at exit 92. Free. 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Allow 2–3 hours.Established by Father Kino in 1732 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Anza expedition stopped on October 25, 1775 to mourn the only death on the expedition and to celebrate three marriages. The mission is noted for its beautiful Spanish colonial architecture and colorful art adorning the interior.
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Trip to Mission San Xavior
We arrived just after morning turmoil so as not to disturb any parishioners. The parking lot could use some TLC, but the building looks its age, being on sacred grown,the mission its self is very...
What a beautiful and historical Mission to visit! Lots of history. Beautiful inside and out. Make an effort to visit.
Beautiful mission and worth the visit
Not far from downtown Tucson and worth the visit. The church is lovely and there are great guides to give a brief complimentary tour. There is a nice gift shop as well for souvenirs and religious...