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San Antonio, Texas: The Alamo

The most holy shrine in Texas. See the battered Spanish Mission where Crockett and Bowie perished, now surrounded by the fast food outlets, opportunistic attractions, and gift stores made possible by their martyrdom.

300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
Downtown. On the east side of Alamo Plaza, between E. Houston and E. Crockett Sts.
Daily 9-5:30. No photos in building. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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The Alamo

Highly recommend getting there prior to 9:00 am to beat school groups. The guided tour is well worth the cost.

[Scott, 05/22/2024]

The Alamo, interior closed, 2020.

The Alamo

Currently closed, not permanently. Guards are posted.

[John Ritter, 08/29/2020]

The Alamo.

The Alamo

Siege at the Alamo! Segways were intended to be the 21st century's first game-changing mode of transportation, and they still maintain niche popularity for short tour rentals in spots like Alamo plaza. On any given day, scores of helmeted tourists-on-wheels form up outside the landmark's walls, like Santa Anna's elite cavalry.

[ Team, 08/08/2015]

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