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King William Historic District

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Address: 1032 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone Number: 210 227 8786
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first...
Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first suburb consists of 25 blocks of historic mansions set amid lovely landscaping.
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Homes of the Rich and Famous lived that built the gret city.Beautiful homes!

Walking tour is great or take the Trolly tour. Monthly festival is always First Friday! Entire mile long festival on South Alamo in this area is full of vendors, artists... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Walking tour is great or take the Trolly tour. Monthly festival is always First Friday! Entire mile long festival on South Alamo in this area is full of vendors, artists, jewelry, music and food with lots of beer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Great shopping, great dining. Fun and funky, historic and elegant. We enjoy visiting the King William district and you will too! This is our favorite place to hang out during the annual Fiesta activities!

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A comfortablle walk to view the vernacular architecture of this historic district. Having the district guidebook made it much easier to find the most prominent historic houses and to learn of their background.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is such a unique area full of wonderful homes with tons of period homes on beautiful streets many covered in trees

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Weatherford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have visited the King William District several times. It is an interesting journey into the past and also gives the visitor a feel for San Antonio culture. We enjoyed this visit and will return.

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Walkerton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beautiful old homes. The two that were open for tours ($12 included both homes) Only one was open. The other one was closed for a private tour. Lot of walking just looking at the homes. The Guenther house where the café and Bakery is was great. Food was the best that I had. Even got to tour the Guenther house... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Its a beautiful walk with very impressive mansions and architecture. It's not a must visit but if you have time to spare, you could visit the area for a while.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had a glorious sunny, although cool day for our little walk through this district. It's just very pretty, and not too far from downtown. Not a "must-see" but if you're close by, then worth strolling through a bit of it.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

King William is definitely one of the most beautiful areas of San Antonio. Amazing old architecture. Friendly people, very peaceful. There are several restaurants and small bars in the area and it's walking distance from the Alamo and the main downtown district. There are a couple of B&B's as well should you want to stay in that area. The river... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

We downloaded the map online and printed it out for the self guided walking tour. We actually drove the walking route and enjoyed reading the history of each historical home on the list. I stopped at each one and took a quick picture of the building. It is a small area of only a few streets but there are many... More 

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Address: Address: 1032 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78210
Phone Number: 210 227 8786
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Arsenal

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