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San Augustin Plaza

Laredo, TX
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Laredo
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Touristy plaza lined with some of Laredo's biggest attractions, like the Rio Grande Museum.
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San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It is a part of Laredo and with it's old plaza cobble stone streets. Shops and touristy yet simple and inviting. Good eats and local shops. Fun to visit since attractions are limited.

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Texas
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It is worth your time to walk around the San Augustin Plaza and read the historical markers. There is so much history there. Sit on a bench for a little while and watch the world go by. You can imagine what it has been like for a century.

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Newcastle, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

I walked around the plaza during the day & it was interesting. It was the closest to Mexico as we could get. Beautiful church & impressive stained glass. We stayed in La Posada so it was very convenient. If you want cheap shopping they are around this area.

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Laredo, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

It is historical sight, and there is the museum and the church. I gone through there at night walking, and I would recommend going in the day time. There are really bad night bars around the area. There are some characters who leave a lot to be desired. The shopping is not that great! I would stick to Mall del... More

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

As I was visiting the church we took a look around town, it was gorgeous....The only issue was parking. We had to park 2 blocks away because the public parking was going to close in an hour and they wouldn't allow us to park there. That didn't make any sense to me but whatever I guess..This is another attraction if... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We were in town during one of the events in the month-long George Washington Birthday Celebration - the Jamboozie - held in the general area of the plaza. There is interesting shopping in that area - extremely cheap stuff, but kind of fun to look at. Some of the characters around the plaza are a little bit dodgy looking, but... More

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