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Address: Laredo, TX
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Touristy plaza lined with some of Laredo's biggest attractions, like the...

Touristy plaza lined with some of Laredo's biggest attractions, like the Rio Grande Museum.

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Historically & beautiful place

History is all around us in San Augustine of Laredo. You can never get tired of looking at all the historical bldgs here so peaceful & fun to visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 2, 2016
rodriguezjesser65
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

History is all around us in San Augustine of Laredo. You can never get tired of looking at all the historical bldgs here so peaceful & fun to visit

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Cedar Hill, TX
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

The plaza across from the cathedral is very old Mexico. There is nothing noteworthy about the plaza. Walking the square is interesting with the Independence Museum across the street. 2 blocks away is the Webb County Historical Museum(WCHM). The Independence Museum is interesting in that it chronicles a shortlived attempt to establish a republic by three territories sandwiched inbetween Texas... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

You really understand where you are. It is easy to tell that you are at the end of the US and the Beginning of Mexico.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

This is one of many Laredo Historic landmarks. You can see the San Agustin Church and the plaza across the small street. Also , it is right in front of the Historic La Posada Hotel . The plaza and surroundings were decorated with red, white and green flags in honor of 16 de Septiembre celebration in Mexico. We went inside... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Historic place of Laredo the heart of Laredo excellent things to do lots of stores and places to eat..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Right to putting quarters in parking meter. Church was beautiful on the outside, it was closed inside. The square was getting ready for Cinco de Mayo. The square seemed to be flourishing. People all around. Pavilion ready. Stores were busy right off square. Old hotel was quaint.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful white church stands out in the area due to it's size. We walked over and got pictures of it. There was a wedding or some sort of celebration going on so we didn't go inside. The outside photographed nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Nice little plaza to visit while shopping the downtown area. There's so much history here surrounding the plaza. Across the street one can explore tge historic San Agustín Church or even attend one of the masses conducted in English or Spanish. Also located on the same plaza is the historic La Posada hotel. You can also find several museums and... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

What a lovely plaza. There are historic plaques and a statue dedicated to San Augustin. It would be wonderful if the surrounding historic buildings could be restored. The benches on the plaza are dedicated to many local supporters. Watch for interesting birds and interact with friendly people.

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Warman, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

We are on a three month tour of the sun belt. We found Texas incredibly friendly until we hit Laredo. We went to this church which is in the old town, right on the Mexican border. Beautiful, but closed even though it was supposed to be open. Followed the signs "Visitor Centre" on the streets. Couldn't find it, doubt that... More 

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