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Address: San Antonio, TX
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History at its best!

always full of people, we were there around Xmas holidays, they have a big beautiful tree on the Plaza, people gather, sing carols , plenty of restaurants and stores around , as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

always full of people, we were there around Xmas holidays, they have a big beautiful tree on the Plaza, people gather, sing carols , plenty of restaurants and stores around , as well as hotels

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Oak Harbor,OH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you have been there, you will know that the history of the Alamo could be presented so much better than the posters on the wall. Take a photo and find a history book to read and spend your time more enjoyably on the River Walk.

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Ronneby, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The plaza in front of Alamo is not big, but it allows you to take pictures of the Alamo. There is a few information signs about what happened there. This place is located in the downtown San Antonio and easy to find.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Definitely see the movie about the history of the Alamo. Many people in and around the plaza, a good starting place for a trip to San Antonio.

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Portland, OR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were impressed with the Alamo. Our guide gave us a little extra info that helped. Other than the Alamo and the Riverwalk there isn't much in San Antonio. Oh there is the large tower with 4D I Max theater that is fun, but this is a one time deal going to San Antonio. The Alamo is the best part... More 

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was very disappointed! The Alamo in downtown San Antonio is quite small. The grounds are beautiful. Go to the theaters at the mall to see the movie for information about the Alamo.

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

So much rich Texas history is tied to The Alamo. If you make a trip to San Antonio, The Alamo is a must stop. Take your time and learn the importance this place had on Texas and US history

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A great place to wander around and sit and relax. Everywhere around this historic site is spotlessly clean.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This location definitely was not what I expected. As a kid, the Alamo is so glamorized and hyped, I was left a little disappointed with how small it was. The history was fascinating however and made the visit worth it! I am still confused why they wouldn't show me the basement of the Alamo?! (PeeWee's Big Adventure Reference)

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A nice area to rest before going on to the Alamo museum. This is where all the iconic pictures are taken.

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Address: San Antonio, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown

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