San Antonio, Texas: The Alamo

The holiest 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.
Address:
300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX
Directions:
Downtown. On the east side of Alamo Plaza, between E. Houston and E. Crockett Sts.
Hours:
Daily 9-5:30. No photos in building. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
210-225-1391
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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.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 08/08/2015]

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Graves of the Alamo CatsGraves of the Alamo Cats, San Antonio, TX - < 1 mi.
The Line in the Sand, BronzedThe Line in the Sand, Bronzed, San Antonio, TX - < 1 mi.
Alamo Bodies Burned NearbyAlamo Bodies Burned Nearby, San Antonio, TX - < 1 mi.
In the region:
The Octa-Tetra Museum, San Antonio, TX - < 1 mi.

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