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“Nice, but not incredible”

Tower of the Americas
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Owner description: This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's revolving restaurant.
Reviewed May 11, 2013

This is not a bad experience by any means, it just wasn't the most exciting attraction you can attend in San Antonio. Our main reason for stopping was that we had obtained tickets in a package deal. The view was nice but there was not really anything spectacular to view. If you have the time, by all means stop by and enjoy the view and 4D ride. If you are pressed for time, I would say this would be an attraction to skip. If you are traveling with teenagers, this would be a good place to let them roam on their own for an hour or two while you go do something else.

Thank Sere B
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

go to the bar during happy hour.... M-F 4pm - 7pm. Great drinks and food. Nice atmosphere and the view is beautiful!

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Reviewed May 3, 2013

I went to the top of the Tower of the Americas when visiting San Antonio. It's cool, but it's not incredible. I think if they offered more interaction at the top and less sales at the bottom, it would have been a more enjoyable experience. The lookout was nice, but not the best observation I've seen. I would rather walk the River Walk or go to the Alamo truthfully.

Thank Maddindividual
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

The 4D ride included with your ticket price was worth it alone! Very fun and unique. The observation tower was OK for a view of the city. The bar one floor below was nice and relaxing.

Thank Bonnie L
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

The movie is great fun! 4D movie with special effects.

The observation deck gives beautiful views of the city.

This was my second time going.

Thank Rsavell
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