San Xavier Del Bac

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746, United States
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5202942624
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

San Xavier Del Bac - Review

The Mission San Xavier del Bac is the oldest preserved European structure in Arizona. The church was founded in late 17th century but was completely constructed by the late 18th century. The architecture of the church along with its intricate interiors including mural art, statues and its classic clay brick, stone and lime mortar structure, makes it’s a fine example of classic Spanish Colonial buildings seen in the United States.

Influence of Baroque style of architecture- curtained displays, false doors and pristine marbling, all add to its beauty. 

San Xavier Del Bac Ticket Prices

  • Admission is Free.

San Xavier Del Bac Opening and Closing Hours

  • Mission church opens 7:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm each day.
  • Gift Shop: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Museum: 8:00 am- 4:30 pm
  • Free docent tours Monday - Saturday mornings (when church is not in use)

Mass Schedule:

  • June- September: Saturday Vigil:  5:30 pm; Sunday: 7:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am
  • October- May: Sunday Masses are one hour later.

For other timings, visit the official website .

How To reach San Xavier Del Bac by Public Transport

  • By Bus: At San Xavier/Little Nogales
  • By Car
  • By Taxi 

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TripHobo Highlights for San Xavier Del Bac

  • San Xavier Del Bac Address: 1950 W San Xavier Rd, Tucson, AZ 85746, United States
  • San Xavier Del Bac Contact Number: +1-5202942624
  • San Xavier Del Bac Timing: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • San Xavier Del Bac Price: Free
  • Best time to visit San Xavier Del Bac(preferred time): 07:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit San Xavier Del Bac: 00:40 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting San Xavier Del Bac

  • 95% of people who visit Tucson include San Xavier Del Bac in their plan

  • 40.42% of people start their San Xavier Del Bac visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see San Xavier Del Bac

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

92.76% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting San Xavier Del Bac

People normally club together Old Tucson Studios and Sabino Canyon while planning their visit to San Xavier Del Bac.

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  • Unique classic mission. Everything is old. They are preserving and restoring a lot of it. If you attend Catholic Mass and are traveling through the area, I highly suggest catching mass here. The singing is unique. Very friendly when offering each other the sign of peace. English & Spanish mass times are slated.

  • Beautiful working church with a grand history. Currently being restored. Interesting to see how the missionaries incorporated important local iconography into their own to make conversion easier and more,comfortable for the native people.

  • Truly a beautiful and amazing place to see! Had to go twice to see all of it and I'm still not sure we have seen it all. The story is amazing and the tour is so helpful but then you will want to walk back threw the church on your own to read and truly see more! It's breathtakingly beautiful.... Bring lots of water and sunscreen if you plan on walking the grounds aswell as the church. The restaurant is small but the food is so worth the wait if it's busy..the shops and shop workers are nice as well. The staff is very helpful and willing to answer any questions you may have.

  • It is a beautiful, old sparkling white church that attracts you even from afar. It is the 17th-century San Xavier del Bac Church in Tucson, Arizona. This immaculate white Mission mixes European, Mexican and Native American styles in its overall appearance and feel. Seeing this beautiful edifice in the middle of a desert is impressive, to say the least.

  • The church is beautiful and peaceful. The church is small. We spent about one hour at the church. We bought and lit the candles to pay the respect to the church. The area is well maintained. There were small shops in the front of the church. The decorations inside are unique and nice.

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