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San Jose de Gracia Mission Church

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Great church presently doing renovations.

I love this church, but presently they are doing renovations to the outside so taking great pics is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Altus, Oklahoma

This is a step back in time. If you're here, you've taken the high road to or from Taos and are... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Hurst, Texas
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

I love this church, but presently they are doing renovations to the outside so taking great pics is not possible of the whole exterior. I highly recommend this on the high road to Taos and a must see if you like old mission churches.

Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

This is a step back in time. If you're here, you've taken the high road to or from Taos and are opting for a slower pace. This small historic church exemplifies some of the best parts of the high road experience. It's unique. It's not...More

Thank gooner817
Reviewed 23 February 2016

National Geographic guide to Southwest from 1994 consider it one of the most important churches in New Mexico. Now you can see that it needs some renovation, but is still beautiful. Hopefully inside is in better shape than outside. Great part of High Road from...More

Thank RudySzymon
Reviewed 22 July 2015

This beautiful old historic church is currently in the process of being restored and you can only view it from the outside. That said if you are in Taos, Chimayo, Santa Fe and want to take in San Jose and the historic (though dead) Las...More

Thank scot1ru
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We were not looking for it, just stopped on a whim . We're glad we did, we're outside of it taking some pictures and one of our group ask one of the volunteer workers that we're mixing up straw and dirt for some dobe material...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 29 September 2014

This is another quick photo stop on the high road to Taos. Build in 1751, it is right on the road and a great photo op. Wish we could have seen inside (they do still have mass here on Sat eve)

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 27 September 2013

A friend and I stopped by to visit this 18th century adobe church on the High Road to Taos. As other reviewers have noted, the stop doesn't take very long, but is well worth the minimal effort involved -- it's right on the High Road...More

Thank Kristin_Ilana
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This is a beautiful mission church in a mountain valley. We found this church when we traveled the High Road to Taos. Built in the 1700’s and is a great example of Spanish Colonial Mission architecture. It is still an active parish. Stop by, bring...More

Thank limey52
Reviewed 8 January 2011

I visited on Monday, July 26, 2010. Worthwhile stop for some quick pics if driving the High Road to Taos. That's about it. 10 minutes tops. Keith

Thank KthSch
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gary k
4 November 2015|
Response from scot1ru | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer as we only saw the outside as the church/mission was closed. Sorry I could not help.