national landmark missions
San Xavier del Bac is a national landmark dating from the late 1700’s and was founded by Father Eusebio Kino in 1692. Referred to as the White Dove of the desert, it is the oldest European structure in Arizona and a short drive of approx. 10 miles south of Tucson.
The mission is an architectural masterpiece where visitors can marvel at the beauty inside and out.
They offer guided tours or tourists can walk about on their own, the mission sponsors events, a mission school and conducts services. This is a free attraction and a must see while visiting Tucson, Arizona.
Visit the web site for complete information and photos of this Arizona Landmark.
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