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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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I visited the Alamo last week as part of a road trip through Texas. I had been once before 18 years ago. I was so glad to return and spend some more time learning about the valiant fight for freedom and independence that took place...More
If you love history this is a must see. Take your time and walk the grounds. There are a lot of little things to see and read. It can be crowded, and seeing the actual inside of the building is interesting, but not being able...More
Be prepared for something smaller than you imagined, but larger than life. People died here for a cause, which isn’t something seen everyday. The Plaza around the Alamo will be changed in a few years to reflect this history. It’s still worth the trip.
Our close friends from NC visited for a week and asked beforehand to see the river walk and the Alamo. We explained that decisions are under consideration to renovate the area around the remaining building, but that the present offerings are of significant historical value....More
I took the guided tour and was glad I did. The guide was very well educated on the Alamo and had many interesting details. I was totally surprised on the size of the original compound, much if which now consists of sections of wall.