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Established in 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, for over 300 years the former mission now known as the Alamo has been a crossroads of history. Having existed under six flags of independent nations and served as a garrison for five different...more
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We loved seeing the Alamo. It was incredibly moving to see
where so many people perished. The hosts do a good job of directing the guests around and answering questions. The grounds are beautiful--it's a must see.
The Family visited San Antonio for the first time last summer. We did everything that we possibly could in the 5 days we were there. One of the most helpful was the hop on hop off bus. It allowed us to get off at every...More
So full of history. The buildings are beautiful and well preserved. There's lots of historical markers. You can get in for free or you can take a guided tour and/or rent an audio tour. We took the free route and felt like we got everything...More
The Alamo was very informative, the staff was knowledgeable and the grounds were very pleasant. The Alamo is just one of several missions on the Mission Trail. The best was Concepcion but the other two were interesting as well.
I learned so much. We did the free self tour. There is so much to read and learn about what happened here. Be sure and watch the movie toward the back and right of the property. Very informational and interesting. Nice gift shop. Worth seeing,...More
Aside from the history, which is documented by signs or a recorded tour that can be purchased, it is a very interesting old building. there is an additional building with historical exhibits, a shop (of course), and a park-like setting for a bit of wandering....More
There's so much history here that most attractions would charge for admission. The exhibits describe in enough detail that you can get the big picture of the history here. We didn't take the group tour. I'm sure they would provide additional background info that would...More
Learned more seeing and being there then in any classroom! It was a beautiful day, not to busy. Very interesting and gave me a better understanding of what happen. Glad to see it is being preserved. One fact I did not know....no building can be...More