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Mission Concepcion

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This 200-year-old Franciscan mission at the very heart of the Mission Trail was originally built against claims of French colonization.
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807 Mission Rd, San Antonio, TX 78210-4528
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't do all the missions but this one definitely was the best. Get there with an uber from downtown or from any of the other missions. It's not as crowded as mission San Jose but I'd advise to go to San Jose first to...More

Thank Wout V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds, cute small grist mill in back of church, very nice visitor center with park ranger guided walks. Keep in mind if you go on a Sunday it is an active church and you cannot see the inside of the church while services are...More

Thank travelmom252017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The architecture, history, and the frescoes are absolutely wonderful. I am moved each time I visit. The prayer garden tucked off to the side is a peaceful place to pray, or just enjoy the tranquility of nature.

Thank Navigator718387
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best! The historical importance of this mission can't be overlooked. As an active parish, this site gives you an insight on the long-lasting impacts of the missions. We attended Noon Mass on Sunday while visiting...a once-on-a-lifetime experience! A must do in San...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here while mass was being celebrated. Like the other missions it cannot hold many people. Still worth the visit.

Thank Lovetogarden52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spanish heritage in Texas. It was a great walk down the River Walk. The interior has been restored. The chapel is beautiful and fully functional. Outside is magestic. Real history here and well explained with guides describing everything. Nice restrooms outside too.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We didn't stay long because of the warning about Red Ants and how they bite and along the mission. The mission was pretty inside.

Thank funtimefamily12
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This mission has very interesting architecture. Plus, the onsite ranger was very helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I was very interested to see the mission and was not disappointed! Better to go on a cool day, as it gets pretty hot there. Check the weather before visiting. A must-see for Texas history buffs.

Thank David Y
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is by far the most elaborate of the missions. We sat in the garden area and just observed the beauty before entering. Also encountered our first common ravens.

Thank Jim R
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Sophia G
21 February 2018|
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Response from wtmcalpin | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed on the grounds but not inside any buildings. Only exception are service dogs. Please pick-up after your pet.
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Shannon C
10 September 2017|
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Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
I recommend the movie at the visitors center and a guided tour if you really want to learn the particulars. I think $30 would be worth it for the multiple sites.
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childreyohern
7 June 2016|
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Response from TG-from-Florida | Reviewed this property |
At this time it's completely open. As the Riverwalk is extended, that may change
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