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Mission San Jose

6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
+1 210-932-1001
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Founded in 1720, this Spanish frontier mission, the largest of the five San Antonio missions, is best known for its rose window. On Sundays, this Texas and U.S. National historic site offers a mariachi mass.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose window” (86 reviews)
“visitor center” (137 reviews)
“mariachi mass” (77 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214-2715
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Mission San José is one of five missions along the "mission trail" due south of downtown San Antonio. It is still a parish church.

Thank tsmada
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is one of five missions on the Mission Trail in San Antonio. It is operated by the National Park Service. I recommend checking for the time of the short film available in the auditorium which explains the missions, the Native Americans in the area,...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 5 days ago

We just moved to San Antonio and I have been around scouting places for weddings. San Antonio’s missions are a must place to visit. It gives a glance to San Antonio and Texas history. They are well preserved and are functioning churches. They are very...More

Thank DavidMedinaPR
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So beautiful and in formative. I loved my time there. Great for little kids (if it's nice out) lots of room to roam. Very nice time. Its free

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 6 days ago

So much history to see on this tour and one of the best things is the knowledgeable tour guide who conduct a walking tour. I joined in on the tour shortly after it started and learned about the compound, the buildings, the early residents, the...More

Thank porthenderson60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a few minutes to stand in the ruins and feel the atmosphere of this old mission, enjoy the beauty of the Rose Window and facade of the chapel. If possible, let the serene beauty of the interior restore your calm before hitting the gift...More

Thank Bob-a-Link
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed visiting the Mission San Jose - the missions in the area of San Antonio are gorgeous. The historic structures are definitely worth a visit!

Thank bbuffington
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the History of Texas and especially the Texas Missions. The National Park Visitors Center for the Missions is here. The is also the San Jose Mission Church itself that is still an active Catholic Parish. The area is a large...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A part of the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. This is Texas' largest colonial mission and is carved out of limestone. This is an active worship center. This is the "Queen of Missions" church with the famous Rose Window and amazingly beautiful gold altar.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by everyone. The tour was very interesting and the mission is beautiful inside. Our guide was very interesting.

Thank BethAnnM2014
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Lisa A
29 January 2017|
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Response from Simpllcity | Reviewed this property |
There are bike docks at the missions.
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Awmartinez
7 December 2016|
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Response from Cody V | Reviewed this property |
It's free to tour the grounds, but they do ask for a donation of $1 to enter the church.
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mjschoenrock
10 November 2016|
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The missions Mission San José, Mission Concepción, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Mission Espada are in the National Park. Mission San Antonio de Valero "The Alamo" is part of the World Heritage but I don't think it is... More
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