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King William Historic District

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Address: 1032 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1110
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+1 210-227-8786
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first...

Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first suburb consists of 25 blocks of historic mansions set amid lovely landscaping.

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Delightful neighborhood

Many historical plaques with information on homes. A good tour guide definitely enhances the experience with lively stories of information about prominent citizens.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Many historical plaques with information on homes. A good tour guide definitely enhances the experience with lively stories of information about prominent citizens.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stumbled upon this area and had a very pleasant walk looking at the stately and other homes and reading the several historical plaques. The Riverwalk to or from this area makes it a pleasant excursion from the downtown/convention area.

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Thank OttawaRoamer
minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible old mansion homes situated on King William Street. A Must to see and enjoy in San Antonio.

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alot of nice historic houses adn alot for sale if you have ALOT of money to spend. There are a few you can tour but just walking around or driving through this niegborhood is pretty cool.

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Thank Lynn F
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful homes with so much history. Many of the homes have plaques explaining their history. A few are also open for tours.

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Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a lovely walk in the King William area. Lots of pretty and unique houses, shops and places to dine. Always good to take a stroll after eating, and this is a great place to do it!

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Dodge City, KS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We downloaded a self guided walking tour brochure on our iphone from the San Antonio Conservation Society web page and walked around the district viewing the homes and the descriptions from the brochure. It as a lovely, quiet walk. Then we had breakfast at Guenther House, an historic home now used as a museum and restaurant/bakery.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This district is beautiful and has lots of charm. In my opinion, walking or by bike is the best way to see the homes. Some homes are available to tour inside. There is lots of shade to walk the streets and feels very safe.

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we toured one home that use to be a gentleman's museum. It was $10 so reasonable and took about 45 minutes and tour guide was very nice and knowledgeable...just a neat place and about 5 blocks of magnificent homes to view from the street. Full of history also

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Draper, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful area and a nice, leisurely walk while looking at lovely older homes. There is a pamphlet you can get that describes the homes as you walk past them. You should go to Guenther House to eat first, then walk it off as you stroll the neighborhood!

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