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The Alamo

San Antonio, TX, United States
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Part of the Alamo still stands today in modern San Antonio. It is quite the juxtaposition from the surrounding current architecture. However, it is quite strange that the Texans actually lost the battle. But, it was a significant part in inspiring Texans to continue their quest for independence from Mexico. It was also interesting and ironic how many people came to Texas wanting to leave the US but Texas would eventually fold into the Union. They have a guided tour which I highly recommend and a theatre with a nice documentary on all the history that surrounds this important Texas site.
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Transportation

San Antonio
The Amtrak Train station is within walking distance the Alamo.

Entertainment

San Antonio
Make sure to visit the AMC theatre to see a movie that depicts the Battle of the Alamo

Hotels

Hilton Palacio Del Rio
A nice Hilton located in the center of San Antonio and close to everything.

Points of interest

San Antonio
The Towers of America is worth a visit for a nice panorama of the city.

Sport

San Antonio
The stadium where the NBA Spurs play is also downtown.

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1 Comment

by daylily987

08-29-2017

Interesting. I've enjoyed reading your stories.