The Alamo

The Alamo sits at the heart of the City of San Antonio. As the once small town grew into a thriving city around the Alamo, portions of the historic 1836 Battlefield gave way to concrete and skyscrapers.

History tells us that there were once large stone walls that surrounded the Alamo battlefield, creating a frontier fortress. There were acequias to bring in water, a southern gate, lodgings for soldiers, and a headquarters where Col. William Barret Travis wrote his famous letter calling for reinforcements. But today, the Alamo Church and Long Barrack are the only two buildings that remain from the battle in 1836. The rest has been lost to history, lost to the growth of San Antonio, or simply lost altogether. A1 Bed Bug Exterminator San Antonio

In 2011, the Texas Legislature tasked the Texas General Land Office with management and preservation of the Alamo, and today, it remains under the custodianship of Commissioner George P. Bush.

The effort to preserve and restore the Alamo began in 2015 and has undergone intense debate and discussion. In January of 2019, Alamo Plaza was finally reunified with the Alamo Church and Long Barrack, and efforts began to reclaim the historic 1836 Battlefield.

The story of the Alamo is world-renowned and represents the core of Texas’ identity today. The ongoing effort to restore dignity and reverence to the Alamo is underway.

Nearby Attractions

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Curiosity seekers have no fear. They have one of the best San Antonio attractions for family fun on Alamo Plaza. Strike a pose with the 1,400lb Man and even see a shrunken head. With 18,000 square ft. of oddities, our San Antonio Odditorium will leave you amazed. Experience the bizarre, explore the mysterious, and enjoy the weird at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Address: 307 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas 78205, United States

The Amazing Mirror Maze

Experience the excitement as you navigate your way through seven different attractions in this unique fun-filled journey through the incredible! With three levels of adventure, The Amazing Maze is one of the largest mirror maze attractions in the world, with endless hallways, infinite reflections, and a new twist and turn waiting around every corner.

Address: 217 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX

Nearby Restaurants

  • Schilo’s is located at 424 E-Commerce St, San Antonio, TX
  • Zinc Bistro & Bar located at 207 N Presa St, San Antonio, TX
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse located at 300 E Crockett St, San Antonio, TX
  • Texas T Pub located at 121 Broadway, San Antonio, TX
  • On The Rocks Pub located at 270 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX


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