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The Alamo, San Antonio

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Texas history comes alive at The Alamo, where Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William B. Travis made their last stand for their territory's independence. Formerly a Roman Catholic church and fortress and now the crown jewel of the UNESCO-designated San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, the mission houses a museum dedicated to the Battle of the Alamo. Tour the restored mission to admire a collection of relics and memorabilia and understand the site's importance in Texas history. Audio guides are available for purchase. Using our custom trip planner, San Antonio attractions like The Alamo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Take the time to visit this historic piece of history. It is well preserved, easy to get around. The church is very cool to see. 
    Take the time to visit this historic piece of history. It is well preserved, easy to get around. The church is very cool to see.  more »
  • An incredible experience visiting the Alamo. You need to get reservations (free) to visit the main building and walk around the grounds. You can also purchase guided tours. There is also a seating....  more
    An incredible experience visiting the Alamo. You need to get reservations (free) to visit the main building and walk around the grounds. You can also purchase guided tours. There is also a seating....  more »
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  • The Alamo was beautiful to see in person. My wife and I enjoyed seeing it because we love to visit historical places. The building holds such rich memories. The architecture alone is astounding. If you are ever in San Antonio, I would encourage you to go by and witness it. We also had a tour guide and it was all worth it.
  • Simply put-you truly need to visit!!! I love visiting The Alamo, and have made the journey twice from Austin in the past year. The preservation and detailed historical data is something to behold. It is amazing for us to look at a historical battle site that is hundreds of years old and be able to envision the events that occurred there. As you walk the grounds to intricately laid out details it will be a huge wake up call and an expansion of your knowledge base. This is a must see for all.

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