The Alamo - From Alamo Plaza, United States
The Alamo is a former Franciscan mission and fortress in San Antonio, Texas. It is now a famous symbol of the struggle for Texas independence. Built in the early 1700s, it is the most famous landmark in Texas and a symbol of the state’s struggle for freedom from Mexico. It is located on a 4.2 acre site in downtown San Antonio. The Alamo offers visitors a chance to explore the original footprint of the mission, learn about the history and discovery of this iconic battle, and view rare artifacts and special exhibits. Visitors can also walk around the grounds and explore the interactive gardens, artifacts, and historical tours. For those wanting to travel further back in time, guided tours tell the unique story of the battle at the Alamo. Visitors will come away with a newfound appreciation for this rich heritage and courageous struggle for freedom.