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Mission San Xavier del Bac

1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746-7409
+1 520-294-2624
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Built in the 1700s, this recently restored white adobe church, representing a wonderful example of Spanish colonial architecture, is beautiful inside and out, with colorful frescoes, sculptures and carvings.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746-7409
+1 520-294-2624
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Reviewed yesterday

Seeing the craftsmanship of something this old puts a shame to modern architecture. It is an incredible and a site one must experience.

Thank Kornau
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Upon walking into this mission you are taken back into time. It is so beautiful and serene. Please walk in and sit down to take in the beauty.

Thank JREMKE54
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As soon as I land in Tucson we make a trip up to the Mission. Such beautiful architecture and peace there. We also visit the booths outside and highly recommend the Indian Tacos and the Indian Frybread. Portion is big enough for 2 and prices...More

Thank Bobbi R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped at this mission on the way back to Phoenix. Beautiful church and they had mass going on in the afternoon (which you can't take pictures of). Interesting museum and of course a gift shop. Worth a stop if you're in Tucson.

Thank mwhitefield921
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sounds like a Batman line. We have been coming here for years. The blend of history and devotion is remarkable. When we come here to pray, we buy our candles and follow the hall way to the candle area. Combine serenity with sacredness and you...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think it is definitely with a visit if you are in Tucson, but I tend to enjoy historical locations. The mission is beautiful and the craftsmanship is always amazing to me. I took my dad and boys, teen and preteen, there and they all...More

Thank budgetworthy
Reviewed 5 days ago

San Xavier del Bac is a beautiful place to visit. You feel a sense of stepping back in time as you experience the atmosphere at the mission. It's been a while since I was there, but the memories of my visit are still vivid. If...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The history and beauty of this Mission will take your breath away, literally. You are welcome to enter the sanctuary (painted hundreds of years ago) and even attend services at special times (just ask), but don't miss the museum, gift shop, and a walk around...More

Thank DianeWillsey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for something fun and interesting to do while my sisters and I were together in Tucson - found this and glad we did. Easy to find (well it was for the one of us who lives there) and plenty of parking in...More

Thank Sharmin55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you come to Tucson this is always first on the list. It is filled with history since this was completed in 1797. Many of the statues you will see around town are of father kino, who you will find out was who founded the...More

1  Thank Eva M
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Someone told me you needed to wear a dress, I'm wondering if crop pants are ok
19 April 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Dress appropriate you are in a church. Weather is warm so you can wear shorts. Men Remove hats when entering buildings.
Maureen K
is the mission handicap accessible?
27 January 2017|
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Response from y2jt18 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
Maureen K
is the mission handicap accessible?
27 January 2017|
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Response from 350marvin | Reviewed this property |
Reasonably. It is a church so that part is easy. Some of the grounds have gravel walkways. That's more difficult depending on ones infirmity.