Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in San Antonio, United States

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Tour Facts

Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 4.6 km
Ascend 67 m
Descend 69 m

Explore San Antonio in United States with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

All Sightseeing Tours in San Antonio Individual Sights in San Antonio

Sight 1: Tower of the Americas

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The Tower of the Americas is a 750-foot (229-meter) observation tower-restaurant located in the Hemisfair district on the southeastern portion of Downtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. The tower was designed by San Antonio architect O'Neil Ford and was built as the theme structure of the 1968 World's Fair, HemisFair '68. It was named as a result of a name the tower contest created by the executive committee. 68 people submitted the name the tower is now known by.

Wikipedia: Tower of the Americas (EN), Website

704 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: La Villita

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La Villita Historic Arts Village is an art community in downtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. There are art galleries, stores selling souvenirs, gifts, custom jewelry, pottery, and imported Mexican folk art, as well as several restaurants in the district. La Villita connects to the San Antonio River Walk and its outdoor venue, the Arneson River Theatre. It is close to the Alamo, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Rivercenter Mall, and HemisFair Park. It is within walking distance of most downtown hotels.

Wikipedia: La Villita (EN), Website

371 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: The Torch of Friendship

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La Antorcha de la Amistad (Spanish for "The Torch of Friendship") is a monumental abstract sculpture by Mexican sculptor Sebastián, installed in Downtown San Antonio, in the U. S. state of Texas. The work was commissioned by a group of Mexican businessmen living in the United States and friends of Mexico, and presented as a gift from the Mexican government to the City of San Antonio in 2002. It was unveiled on June 27, 2002, by the artist, Mayor Edward D. Garza, and then–Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Mexico and political analyst Jorge Castañeda Gutman.

Wikipedia: La Antorcha de la Amistad (EN)

251 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Sea Life Aquarium

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Sea Life is a chain of commercial sea life-themed aquarium attractions. As of April 2017 there are 53 Sea Life attractions around the world. The chain is owned by the British company, Merlin Entertainments.

Wikipedia: Sea Life (EN), Website

373 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: The Alamo

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The Alamo is a historic Spanish mission and fortress compound founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries in what is now San Antonio, Texas, United States. It was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, a pivotal event of the Texas Revolution in which American folk heroes James Bowie and Davy Crockett died. Today it is a museum in the Alamo Plaza Historic District and a part of the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Alamo Mission in San Antonio (EN), Website

469 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Escape the Room San Antonio

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The Stevens Building is located in the Bexar County city of San Antonio in the U. S. state of Texas. Completed in 1891, architect James Riely Gordon designed the building for local businessman John J. Stevens. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Bexar County, Texas. The structure was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1984.

Wikipedia: Stevens Building (San Antonio, Texas) (EN)

579 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Saint Marks Episcopal Church

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St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic church in San Antonio, Texas, United States. It is an Episcopal church in the Diocese of West Texas.

Wikipedia: St. Mark's Episcopal Church (San Antonio, Texas) (EN), Website

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

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The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts is San Antonio's performing arts center. Located next to the San Antonio Riverwalk, it is named for Robert L. B. Tobin, one of the city's most prominent residents.

Wikipedia: Tobin Center for the Performing Arts (EN), Website

660 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 9: Artpace

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Artpace is a non-profit contemporary art venue located in San Antonio, Texas, founded by artist, collector, and benefactor Linda Pace. Artpace opened its doors in 1995, and focuses on nurturing the creative and artistic processes of both established and emerging artists. Fostering opportunities for dialogue and social interactions between artists and community members of all ages has always been central to the various programs at Artpace. Once a former Hudson automobile dealership, Artpace uses its industrial space as the setting for various artistic programs and events.

Wikipedia: Artpace (EN), Website

918 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 10: San Fernando Cathedral

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Cathedral of San Fernando or San Fernando Cathedral may refer to:Basilca Cathedral of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina Metropolitan Cathedral of San Fernando (Pampanga), Philippines Metropolitan Cathedral of San Fernando (Resistencia), Argentina Metropolitan Cathedral of San Fernando, Texas, United States San Fernando Cathedral, Philippines San Fernando Cathedral (Lucena), Philippines San Fernando Cathedral (Maldonado), Uruguay San Fernando de Apure Cathedral, Venezuela San Fernando Pro-Cathedral (Trinidad), Trinidad and Tobago

Wikipedia: Cathedral of San Fernando (EN)


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