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300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, 78205, TX

There is no way you can visit San Antonio and not stop to visit the state’s most-famous historic site. Here fell Davy Crockett and 188 other defenders of the Alamo after repeated attacks from Mexican armies in 1836. Originally established as the city’s first mission in 1718, free tours are available. It must be noted: The Alamo is smaller than you think. And much more crowded.

Recent Traveler Reviews

A Historical Treasure

by ExcursionGalore

The small grounds of the Alamo mission not only serve as a historical monument, but represent the best of Texan or America's fierce; never give-up attitude! The grounds are emmaculate....from stone...
Smaller than you thought

by SharonJKBL

But well maintained and quite educational. You can get a guide or make your own tour by reading the many descriptive signs. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in the Riverwalk area.