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Tower of the Americas, San Antonio

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When passing through San Antonio, don’t miss dining in the rotating restaurant at Tower of the Americas. This 230 m (750 ft) tower, located in the middle of HemisFair park, was the tallest observation tower in the United States from 1968 until 1996. The panoramic view is best seen from the observation desk, which is easily accessible by an elevator. If you like a challenge, though, you can climb the 952 steps to the top. A 4-D movie about the history of Texas is included in the ticket price. Make Tower of the Americas a part of your San Antonio vacation plans using our San Antonio trip planning app .
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  • I am glad we went, but it was expensive for what it offered. I will not be returning. The grounds are beautiful. Keep your eye out for the angel wings. It is a great spot for a photo opportunity!  more »
  • Totally worth the trip we used a Groupon that saved a few bucks. I was most impressed of the area around the tower that had amazing sculptures and man made water falls. Also there is a great kids play...  more »
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  • When I first came here, I ended up only having a drink and that in itself was delicious. Wasted 2 hours sitting near the bar with 2 drinks and enjoying the view. Now this is the second time I've been here and I came with high expectations and they didn't let me down. The atmosphere, the service and the food was amazing. It was fresh, it was delicious and each bite was like a whole new experience(at least for me). Highly recommend this place for a great dinner and a great time!
  • We had happy hour in the bar. The fish tacos were amazing. And then dessert in the restaurant, which was delicious. The views were spectacular. Would recommend it. Well go again if I ever find myself in San Antonio in the future.

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