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The Alamo

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Established in 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, for over 300 years the former mission now known as the Alamo has been a crossroads of history. Having existed under six flags of independent nations and served as a garrison for five different...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205-2606
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All reviews audio tour texas history gift shop long barracks piece of history davy crockett grounds are beautiful historic place great history love history across the street bucket list lots of history history lesson take pictures the river walk alamo
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Reviewed today

They have done a great job with the exhibits to educate visitors on the timeline and ramifications of various events and battles. We especially enjoyed the church.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dome_folk
Reviewed today

I was able to get a hotel right next to the Riverwalk. This made the trip easy as no driving was necessary for my Wife and I to enjoy the weekend. It was fun and enjoyable. The hotel was great, clean and friendly. Great trip...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank johnpaulb767
Reviewed today via mobile

A must see landmark if your visiting San Antonio Texas, tours available or you can browse on your own for free! Close walking distance to the River Walk, hotels, restaurants and other tourist attractions!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert W
Reviewed today

A visit ti the Alamo was very informative and highly recommended for all Texans! The Alamo illustrates Texans love for independence!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ReynaldoC24
Reviewed today via mobile

It’s a beautiful building full of history, it’s great for all family’s and even just to walk around the Alamo on a date with your loved one because your in the heart of San Antonio

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mmblackaller
Reviewed today via mobile

I enjoyed going to the Alamo. They had a good gift shop too. Great history. I loved learning about and exploring the Alamo.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deborah W
Reviewed today

We came to San Antonio specifically to see the Alamo. While it is quite historical, there were too many places off limits due to construction. I'd call ahead to check. I would suggest to them to only take one small area at a time out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

Not to be missed, Fort Alamo is the cradle of Texas. It’s a short visit since the mission church is so small, but the entire fort area is well worth a look and remember how a handful of Texians fought for their ideals.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dominomarie2
Reviewed today

The Alamo is a great historical site and worth the stop once. However the area is no longer what the old movies make it out to be. It is located directly in the downtown tourist area of San Antonio with wax museums, shirt shops and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jane W
Reviewed yesterday

it is a nice historical site that gives the tourist a glimpse of the American History and the San Antonio history and the area

Date of experience: March 2018
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Catkin1
December 26, 2018|
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Response from 360travelor | Reviewed this property |
If he is a true service dog yes, if he attacks or bits anyone there is a $5,000 starting fine. I have a service dog.
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Anna T
September 14, 2018|
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Response from Deanna K | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It rained quite a bit while we were there. There is some form of walkway in most areas.
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rendya8
July 28, 2018|
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Response from 500Cheryl501 | Reviewed this property |
I dont know. I toured on my own and got a lot of historical information. I saw no need for a guided tour
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