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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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Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fry bread” (286 reviews)
“beautiful church” (115 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746-7409
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The mission is most impressive from the distance since it is largest structure in area. Restoration and repair seem to be ongoing. Worth a visit if you have time.

Thank SharonGi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Look, it was a nice church your if you are in tucson. We lived in California before we escaped the lefty loonies and liberal idiot taxes to move to no tax florida.. and this does not get near the beauty of the cali missions. Esp...More

Thank alfnot1111
Reviewed 4 days ago

You simply cannot visit Tucson and not visit the Mission! Easy to access and stunning views. We hiked up the small hill to enjoy the views of the valley as well. Highly recommend!

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's worth the visit & not far from downtown Tucson-right off of the exit. The Tohono music was quite soothing & there's a market in front of the church.

Thank PinkChocolateBeach
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the best missions I have ever seen. The atmosphere inside was so spiritual. I enjoyed learning that every thing they placed on one side has either the exact same one the other side or a simulation of it.

Thank marsha7377
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To visit the mission is to step back in history and into a spiritual world. When we visited, there was a renovation team working to restore some of the minor woodwork and paint. It was good to see that the mission building is being preserved....More

Thank WmShakespeare
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very peaceful and a well known tourist attraction in the Tucson Area. The church is missing part but nothing takes away from its beauty.

Thank wavewit
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mission is quite a way out of town, seemingly in the middle of nowhere because it's on a reservation. It's truly beautiful. Also worth seeing are the shops run by Tohono O'Odham adjacent. I found tepary beans! And some really nice souvenirs.

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful building, and not too far off the main highway. Lots of great artifacts and history here. The place is definitely a find.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this very old, lovely Mission. Great art and history. Take the free tour. You won't be sorry

Thank Bill G
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MARYKJJoliet
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.
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Maureen K
27 January 2017|
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Response from y2jt18 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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Maureen K
27 January 2017|
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Response from borderrat1 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the handicap access. But if you are staying on the southwest side of Tucson, it is such a short drive south that it is probably worth the trip to check it out even if it isn't HC accessible. Just being... More
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