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Tower of the Americas

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Address: 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210 223 3101
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic...
This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's revolving restaurant.
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A Sight to Behold... be brave and just do it!!

My husband and I took the trolley from our hotel but did end up having to walk about 10 minutes due to this attraction not being on any trolley/bus line.. however it was a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took the trolley from our hotel but did end up having to walk about 10 minutes due to this attraction not being on any trolley/bus line.. however it was a nice walk with plenty of tree coverage. While waiting in line to purchase our tickets, I happened to find a coupon for $2 off each of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Granddaughter's 16th birthday party was held at the restaurant. Chosen by our daughter as a surprise site, it could not have been a better choice! With a party of 11, the service by the waiter, Spencer, ranks among the best ever! Stayed with us the whole time and added a great deal of warmth and personality to the occasion. The... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

It's a great 360 viewing area of San Antonio but kind of steep on the price. The price of the ticket comes with a short 4D movie about Texas & between that & going up to the tower you'll spend an hour tops. Best thing to do is find some type of discount coupons of some kind. There is a... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Arrived on a rainy morning which kept the crowds down and was worth getting wet. The view of the city was terrific and can see all directions. The 3D show was icing on the cake.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had recently been to Towers of America and the view is beautiful, one can spend few hours in there, after parkung our car we had walked down a little bit and it was awesome as there are water fountains which have a cool effect and beautiful area to click photos, do visit it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The kids, not so much. They were excited about doing it, until the trip up started. I loved this part because the elevator has a huge window so you can watch the trip up. Most towers don't have this. I will wait a couple years before I take them back, and by then hopefully they will like it more. It's... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a place I would not have typically spent money to visit. But since I got a great deal on an multi-pass from the double decker bus tour company, I went with family. It was really cool! Everything from the 3-D movie, the ride up and time spent looking out over the city was actually really cool. We were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Parking was a breeze as was getting to the top with the single elevator that was in use. While the ticket booth service was slow and the price fairly expensive for what it is, the queue was short and we were up at the observation deck 15 minutes after parking. The view is pretty impressive, but this is San Antonio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the best experience ever. Even made it more special made a coffee ice cream pie with congratulations on it the food service all was great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The tower has the best views of the city along with a comprehensive presentation of the history of Texas as you enjoy the views. The grounds are nicely landscaped and the water gardens are beautiful. The tower Resturaunt has good food but pricy. The 4D movie is a nice touch but if you have little ones there are chairs available... More 

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Additional Information about Tower of the Americas

Address: Address: 600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210 223 3101
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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