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Mission San Juan

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Address: 9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214
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Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along...

Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along the Mission Trail in San Antonio.

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Visited during Sunday Mass.

Historic grounds.Local communicants attending liturgy which we just peaked in for. Well attended. Our of the way but worth following the mission trail. Self guided.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dickson City, Pennsylvania
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Dickson City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic grounds.Local communicants attending liturgy which we just peaked in for. Well attended. Our of the way but worth following the mission trail. Self guided.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this mission to be so much better than visiting the Alamo. It was quiet, and set up to look just as it did in the past. My tour guide was very knowledgeable. He was from San Antonio DeTours company

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in San Antonio is Mission San Juan Capistrano, founded in 1731. It is one of the five must-see missions in the city. Each is unique in its own right and offers visitors an insight into the life of the Catholic priests and Native Americans who lived within the walls.

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the lesser missions in the San Antonio league of the five UNESCO World Heritage missions south of the city. All feature much the same template, church still active after 350 years, convents for the Spanish priests, Indian dwellings, defensive walls, subjugation of natives Indians and decimation through European diseases. Some missions had extensive herds on ranches, some had... More 

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Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This mission has a very nice hiking trail behind it that you should take. If you want, it will take you all the way down to the next mission which is not accessible on the public transportation Mission Bus. The Mission itself was well preserved and provided much history.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a good one to start off with if you are doing the trail. I wouldn't go on a hot day unless you have lots of water with you as there is little shade and the store closes early.

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The 4th stop on the Mission Trail and the one to me , that looked like a real Spanish Mission ! The brilliant white stucco finish set the scene & the understated interior was cool and inviting. Another 285 yr old survivor and we had the place to ourselves. Nice touch out the front with the cactus garden & cross... More 

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Cricklade, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

These San Antonio missions are really worth visiting - best to use the bus service which services them all

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is mission on the San Antonio missions trail. Beautiful chapel. Well maintained grounds. A very peaceful place. If you enjoy visiting historic sites you will love visiting all the missions in the San Antonio area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I visited this mission for the first time with my family from Maine. We were impressed by the size of this mission and how well it had been preserved. You can't beat the price...free.

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