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We heard about the Grotto in a travel book of a must see, we hoped off the tour bus to check it... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
Susan O
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Interesting place

This grotto is located just outside the downtown area and is a hidden gem. i took time to sit... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
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1277 Camden St, San Antonio, TX 78215-1431
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

We heard about the Grotto in a travel book of a must see, we hoped off the tour bus to check it out. We were glad we did! It is a cool piece of art on the river walk. There are multiple hidden face to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Susan O
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Another nice area to take pictures and to walk around. It looks like a place for horror movies' fans and It's free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed October 15, 2018

While walking on the Riverwalk, we found ourselves in a delightful addition to the Riverwalk. We had no idea that this was here! Close to the Art Museum. Walking through the Grotto, we found a waterfall, beautiful molded stonework that looks like it had been...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank djfluth
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Lots of people focus on the Riverwalk in the downtown area, but if you start at the Pearl and travel South, you see a lot of interesting art attractions. The artist behind the Grotto has other works around San Antonio (even at least one here...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 388scarlettm
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This grotto is located just outside the downtown area and is a hidden gem. i took time to sit alongside the river and enjoy people watching at the grotto. There is plenty of shade to escape the heat and the grotto makes for great photo's.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 564MarkB
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Coming to this place while looking around the construction, isolated, lonely... it provides a sense of non worthy of a visit; however, as one walks down the stairs and start to see the rock shapes, waterfall sound and cool breeze, we were intrigued and were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank cesarh391
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We walked through the Grotto since we were on the Riverwalk, and to be honest, I found this area to be very quiet and not overly interesting. Yes, there are some sculptures to be seen, and there is some nice building architecture if you are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank T6895HPkevins
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Substantial and amusing sculpture on the upper River Walk by local artist Carlos Cortez. Look into the centre of it to see a classical-looking head and there's also a nice shell-shape. Cortez must be one of the few artists in the world who uses the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Keep your eyes open and stroll slowly along the Riverwalk because you'll see something interesting around every turn. This interesting and unusual sculpture that looks like a grotto, and an underground cavern is one of these attractions. Not far away is the F.I.S.H. Exhibit of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

The Grotto offers a great insight of what the San Antonio area is all about it has easy access and from the riverwalk you can travel to other scenic sights.

Date of experience: January 2018
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from 243sandran | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus stop right up the stairs from the sculpture.
June 15, 2015|
Response from Annette J |
How much is it