Mission San Xavier del Bac


Built in 1783, this striking mission is known as the "white dove of the desert." A six-year restoration project during the 1990s uncovered vibrant colors and surprising levels of craftsmanship in the church's interior. Since the discovery, the mission has been called the "Sistine Chapel of North America." Native crafts and food are available at shops on the plaza. Take I-19 to exit 92.


1950 W San Xavier Rd
Tucson, AZ 85746


31.71322300, -111.00868100
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(520) 294-2624

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