Too bad you can only see the church. Nothing else is accessible. Was really disappointed. The whole mission is lively though.
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The renovation of the church continues and they are doing an excellent job. It is an active Catholic church and regularly has services. The frescoes inside the church are amazing, especially when you realize they were painted on the church walls and not on canvas....More
What a treat to revisit this mission, my fourth time here. I first saw it before the renovation and, while the ‘bones’ were palpable then in this active church, it clearly needed a great deal of loving attention if it was to survive well into...More
This Kino mission on the Tohono O'odham reservation, which has been undergoing renovations, was built between 1783-97.It continues to be an active church, and you can take a guided tour Monday -Saturday from 9:30-12:30. About a 2 hours ride from Phoenix, it is worth the...More
Prettier than many of the missions in Texas. This historic place, built around the 1750's or so, is really beautiful and a Tucson treasure. A must see for the Tucson Tourist.
Take one of the tours, they're extremely informative. The lovely lady at the gift shop was a wealth of information. Amazing restoration taking place and the results are jaw-dropping! Felt like I was transported to a very special spiritual place. Don't miss it!
A beautiful restoration of the church. Other parts still being restored. Moving story behind this mission which is a functioning church and school on the reservation. The church has a stunning altar and side altars with beautiful wood carvings. There is a good tour, great...More
Take the time and visit this historical landmark. If you arrive at 6:30am mass is said weekdays. Absolutely a must while in Tucson.