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You can learn about the real Alamo here, not the movie version. I have a degree in History, so it was especially interesting for me. The first time I visited, I was surprised at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Viera, Florida

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Viera, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

You can learn about the real Alamo here, not the movie version. I have a degree in History, so it was especially interesting for me. The first time I visited, I was surprised at how large the actual fortifications were.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to The Alamo and to San Antonio and our first visit with our three teenage grandsons. We first visited the Alamo with their mother when she was a teenager after learning that San Antonio was one of four cities labeled as being "quaint" by Will Rogers (the others were New Orleans, San Francisco and Boston).... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Alamo was truly an experience that cannot really be described except to say that it was nothing like the history books. It was beautiful and historic to say the least.

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Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Very moving experience when you visit this major attraction in San Antonio. Amazed at the wealth of history revealed during the walk around the site.

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Plaza sets off the memorial and The Alamo. The monument is a fitting memory to the heroes of 1836 with the names of everyone scribed around the base. The plaza itself with the trees and benches was nice to relax in even though many people around. Great view of the front of The Alamo and opportunity to take photographs. Plenty... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went to the Alamo and enjoyed it but we decided the other 2 missions we toured were more informative and relaxing to go through. We happened to be in town the night they kicked off Fiesta, Fiesta! at the Alamo. That transformed the place into a fun place of bands, food trucks, and crazy hats.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The Alamo plaza is a great place to visit. There is always some kind of snow cones sold around there and lots of history if take the time to look. The plaza is set up with grass Knowles which represent where the old walls of the Mission were. there is plenty of touristy things to do there also. If you... More 

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Houston, Tx
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a place where you can put yourself in Texas History....Learn the history of the Battle of the Alamo......See artifacts from Davy Crocket, Jim Bowie, and others....It is a must for every Texan and anyone else who visits Texas.....

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Surprise, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

When my husband & I went in there, I did a lot of oohing & aaahhhing. It just takes you back in time & really makes you think about what had really transpired here. We came to visit & came here.

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San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been on the Alamo tour a few times, always during the day, but the Alamo takes on a different kind of beauty at night. The building, lit up at night takes on a completely different look, with the black sky behind, it really stands out. The carriages that are there for rides and tours, are lit up like... More 

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