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History Abounds

We visited here during Texas independence week and had a great time. Many interesting vendors and shops abound. Take your time and sit back and people watch as well. A beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Bellmore, New York
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188 reviews 188 reviews
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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We visited here during Texas independence week and had a great time. Many interesting vendors and shops abound. Take your time and sit back and people watch as well. A beautiful park, well maintained in a pleasant vibrant setting. Worth the trip from New York!

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Tucson, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The most visited historical site in Texas, and one of America's historical "gems". A "must see" for anyone visiting the area. Put it on your bucket list! Fabulous!

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ROSEVILLE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

As the city grew all around the Alamo, land was acquired for a memorial park to create a sense of reverence around the iconic Alamo Shrine. Today, these lush, green areas form an urban oasis that is in itself a destination. Tropical and native plants fill the space, with their shade cooling the area in the hottest summer.

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Houston, Texas
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We went to Alamo Plaza and visited the alamo. This is a free attraction. Lots of history but the bad part is you are unable to take pictures inside.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Come by just after the museum closes and its a peaceful spot. Walk around and look at the historical markers, monuments to Bonham and Bowie or just sit back and relax on the stone walls.

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Oksboel, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Alamo Plaza is of course a crowded place, but also one of many recreation areas in San Antonio Downtown. You can visit the Alamo and the area around the Alamo in several hours. On the Plaza, there is a monument for the heroes. But we missed the dane, Charles Zanko ?

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The obvious attraction is the Alamo, but there is a lot to do in the plaza. Visit the monument nearby or cool down with a snowcone from one of the vendors

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Nokomis, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had heard from friends that had been here years earlier, that The Alamo was disappointing, but we thought it was well worth seeing and enjoyed the displays, and the history of this iconic piece of Americana. Apparently, there has been much done to increase the attractiveness of the grounds and we saw it with friends on a beautiful day... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It could be nice. Maybe there are certain times of day or the year when it can be just the right spot for someone, but as far as I am concerned, the plaza in front of the San Fernando cathedral is much better. Alamo plaza is just too touristy, has the Ripley's crap facing it and also has the touts.... More 

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Thompson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If your a history buff, this is the place to see. Very informative staff, and tons on display. Makes you think...

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