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San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Half Day Part 2 (P.M.)

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

This is Part 2 of a two part grand overview of San Antonio, it's 300 year history, confluence of cultures .and architecture. Tour makes 3 stops

Highlights

Tour includes detailed history of the confluence of cultures that make San Antonio unique. Includes exciting narrative w/sound effects about historical sites & significant events. Play Texas Trivia. See/hear the history of: San Antonio River locks; Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; Butterkrust Bakery; Doseum; Witte Museum; San Antonio Botanical Center; McNay Art Museum; Major Universities; Brackenridge Park; San Antonio Zoo; Japanese Tea Garden; History of the Great Texas Cattle Drives; Union Stockyards; UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion; Southtown; King William. Tour makes 3 stops.

Inclusions

Free access to San Antonio River locks Free entry into Japanese Tea Garden. Free entry UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion.

Exclusions

Gratuities - Tour Guide and/or Driver gratuities are not included San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Part 1 (A.M.) (can be bought as a discounted package with Part 2). See: San Antonio: The Grand Historic City Tour - Full Day

Please Note

This fascinating & exciting tour gives our guests a broad overview of the history, culture and architecture of San Antonio's city center and nearby sites. The tour makes three (3) stops: San Antonio River locks, the Japanese Tea Garden and the UNESCO world heritage site - Mission Concepcion. Part 1 is not included but can be packaged with Part 2 at a discount.

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ITINERARY

This city tour is Part 2 of an optional 2 part tour. It is the perfect way to get a grand overview of old San Antonio, its rich history & culture. Your experience starts downtown with a stop at the San Antonio River locks followed by: Pearl Brewery Redevelopment; Butterkrust Bakery; Doseum; Witte Museum; San Antonio Botanical Center; McNay Art Museum; Major Universities; Brackenridge Park, San Antonio Zoo & stop at Japanese Tea Garden; History of the Great Texas Cattle Trail Drives; Union Stockyards; UNESCO World Heritage Site - Mission Concepcion; Southtown; King William area. Tour ends at the Alamo or a selected downtown hotel (guest's choice).
Gray Line will pick you up at select downtown hotels. If is recommended that you contact us 12 hours in advance.The tour vehicle makes three (3) stops at: San Antonio River locks, the Japanese Tea Garden and the UNESCO world heritage site - Mission Concepcion.

The tour narrative details the history of the greater central city including: Hemisfair Park, original La Villita; downtown architecture, Briscoe western art museum, Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon and Hall of Horns, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Alamodome; Sunset Station; St. Paul Square; Rivercenter Mall; Alamo Plaza & historic hotels; Paris Hatters; theatre district; Buckhorn Saloon & Hall of Horns; Geekdom; San Fernando Catherdral; Main Plaza; Plaza de Armas; City Hall; Tobin Performing Arts Center; lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. lunch at El Mercado - old Mexican market. Play Texas Trivia along the way. Tour ends at the Alamo or a selected downtown hotel (guest's choice).

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.