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Mission San Juan

9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214-3625
+1 210-932-1001
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Mission Withdrawn

Yes, you should stop on your way along the Mission Trail, but be aware that you cannot enter the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bob-a-Link
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Fort Worth
Least Favorite of the Four. No Longer Able to Enter the Original Church

Worth the visit for the history but you probably won't spend a lot of time here. The staff was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dennis M
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Moore, Oklahoma
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Franciscan Mission established in 1731 and an historical attraction along the Mission Trail in San Antonio.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“white church” (7 reviews)
“bell tower” (5 reviews)
“nature trail” (3 reviews)
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9101 Graf Rd, San Antonio, TX 78214-3625
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, you should stop on your way along the Mission Trail, but be aware that you cannot enter the Mission due to vandalism. There is a small information area with some pictures, and the walk around the perimeter of the grounds gives more insight to...More

Thank Bob-a-Link
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth the visit for the history but you probably won't spend a lot of time here. The staff was helpful. The actual church is no longer open for visits and the doors locked The only building you can enter is a history center. The cemetery...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped and took a picture, then left. Many people were walking around this site. However, we personally did not find it interesting.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 1 week ago

So far this is my least favorite of the three of four missions I have seen so far. The buildings were all close despite having an active church. The grounds re not very big and offer little. There are the remains of walls in some...More

Thank Stephanlee1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The remains of this mission site are not as well preserved. An active church is on the grounds, but the chapels of the mission are not intact. There is some area for walking and exploring. This landmark is worth the visit as part of viewin...More

Thank UpstateExplorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss this free attraction just outside town. Each mission is unique and has it's own personality. It is fascinating to see the history of South Texas come alive. I highly recommend this attraction! Best time to go is during the cooler months. Yesterday was...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This mission is well maintained and easy to walk around. The markers are very informative as well as the employees. The visitor center was interesting as well. The church is not open for touring due to people vandalizing and stealing. Sad that this happened. This...More

Thank penahill
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Best to take a guided tour of the missions. Each is different and worth a visit. The grounds of each are lovely and the interiors are each as varied as the exteriors. It would be nice to attend a mass in these mission churches.

Thank j25aj
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This mission was a little disappointing because the church was all locked up and when we found someone from the Park Service he said it is always locked. There is a museum you can walk through and they have some brochures you can take to...More

Thank arithecat
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

There is a nice trail to walk that is fairly short. Had a visitor center with exhibits and a nice path to walk around wall perimeter. Great signs explaining history and other details. Took the bus which was really inexpensive.

Thank Leslie F
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