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Alamo Plaza

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Address: San Antonio, TX
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Can't miss Alamo Plaza

When driving downtown we ended up circling a plaza from the back. It turned out it was the Alamo. It's large stone walls loom impressively high above the square. We walked a mile... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When driving downtown we ended up circling a plaza from the back. It turned out it was the Alamo. It's large stone walls loom impressively high above the square. We walked a mile back to walk the square after parking. It's very impressive, interesting landscape, fabulous architecture and every photo op.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every American interested in Southwest history must see the Alamo, the surprise is how truly lovely this site is. Go at night too when the buildings are lit and the Cinderella carriages are porting tourists from place to place. Really magnificent!

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The plaza around the alamo is also a great area to spend some time when you visit the alamo with nice gardens and great live oak trees.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was here at early evening - lots of people getting pictures, riding in carriages and just looking around. I was able to walk around the area a little bit and just absorbed the history. Amazing the sacrifice that less than 200 men would give in the name of freedom.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Alamo Plaza is a good place to get a photo of the front of the Alamo. There are also some informational plaques remembering the significance of the area. I recommend continuing your visit by entering the Alamo grounds to better appreciate the significance of the area.

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Broome, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew about the Alamo but it was so interesting to read much more detail. Also the dvd and the staff who explain so much.

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Victorville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good way to spend a quiet afternoon just sight seeing and enjoying the company of friends, maybe have a soft drink on a hot day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit the Alamo on each of our trips to San Antonio. The grounds are well maintained and the musuem is very interesting.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visitors near en's We visited near Vetern's Day. The Alamo grounds were beautiful. There were many volunteers dressed in costume and were fascinating as they told the history of the Mission. It was a beautiful day and an educational delight.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not have enough time to really enjoy it, but it was very interesting -- one of the most famous and misunderstood battles in American/Mexican history.

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