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Situated in the southern state of Texas, San Antonio is today a bustling and vibrant city with a wide range of attractions and activities to offer the tourist. Remember to get cheap flights to San Antonio for your trip. Whether you are a culture vulture or a sporting person, who someone who lives for entertainment, San Antonio has something for everyone.

The range of historical buildings in San Antonio is also very good and some of the colonial Spanish buildings are well worth a visit, such as the Spanish Governor's Palace, The Alamo and the King William Historic Area is also worth exploring. Galleries and museums in San Antonio are extensive and those such as the ArtPace, the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Texas Ranger Memorial Museum are just some of the many informative and interesting establishments in the city.

The city also has an excellent and lively night life scene with many bars, night clubs and theatres in the city centre. If you enjoy dining out then the selection of restaurants in San Antonio is also excellent and you will find all sorts of international cuisine here, although the local favorite and most well known dish is tex-mex. Hotels in San Antonio are plentiful and you will find many well known and upscale international hotel chains, motels, bed & breakfast inns and more. This is a nice and friendly city to visit and offers a lot to visitors of all ages.

The Alamo -- symbol either of Texan heroism or Anglo arrogance -- is by no means the only reason to visit San Antonio. This is in many ways Texas's most beautiful and atmospheric city.
Northwest of San Antonio is the Hill Country, an anomaly in generally flat Texas, rich with pretty landscapes, early American history, and echoes of the linen-to-silk story of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the nation's 36th president.

In general, the most visited city in Texas draws three types of tourists: Texans who come to shop and sightsee; conventioneers; and visitors from northern Mexico, especially during Christmas and Holy Week. Mexicans flock to San Antonio because it offers all the material comforts and advantages of the United States, yet they don't need to speak English to enjoy them. Even on the city's largely Anglo North Side, most concerns transact business in both English and Spanish.
 
West of the river at 115 Main Plaza, the 1731 San Fernando Cathedral is the oldest cathedral in the US, though, contrary to the claims of the tourist board, nobody really believes that the Alamo heroes are buried here. Mariachi Masses are held on Saturday at 5.15pm, when crowds overflow onto the plaza. Two blocks west at 105 Plaza de Armas, the beautifully simple whitewashed Spanish Governors Palace was once home to Spanish officials during the mission era. Just one story tall, it's hardly a palace, but its flagstone floors, low doorways and beamed ceilings, religious icons and ornate wooden carvings give it a wonderful atmosphere, and it provides an illuminating glimpse of the lifestyles of the civil and religious authorities in this remote outpost. Don't miss the sweet cobbled courtyard, with its fountain, mosaic floor and lush palms.

Market Square, a couple of blocks further northwest, dates from 1840. Its outdoor restaurants and bustle are still at the heart of the city's life; fruit and vegetables are on sale early in the morning, while the shops are a compelling mix of color and kitsch. El Mercado , an indoor complex, is meant to resemble a traditional Mexican market, selling tourist-oriented gifts, jewelry and oddities. A few of the shops are great, even if the air conditioning and piped music undermine the authenticity of the venture.



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