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Address: 739 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78205
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This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic...

This 750-foot tower built for the 1968 HemisFair has unbeatable panoramic views, especially if you're in the tower's revolving restaurant.

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Good view of San Antonio from the top (or revolving restaurant). Plenty of visitors but inexperienced personnel in ticket office make process more difficult and less enjoyable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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355 reviews
220 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good view of San Antonio from the top (or revolving restaurant). Plenty of visitors but inexperienced personnel in ticket office make process more difficult and less enjoyable. Easy location to find, next to the river walk and shopping center.

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Wheaton Aston, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a tip from a local, there is a fee to go up the tower to the viewing platform ($12 I think), but if you go to the restaurant its free, also there is a fine dining restaurant where you may need a reservations and a lounge bar where you do not. So we went to the lounge bar,... More 

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Morinville, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice all around view of the area from the top. I am afraid of heights and was braves to go to the top. So having done that I may now take different risks. This does cost to go to the top. Nice food at cafe.

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Fairport, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful view of San Antonio! Quick elevator ride up 750 feet in a glass elevator! Neat experience!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food is goo and pricey but well worth the price for the atmosphere and view. The wait staff was amazing.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to spend an afternoon just hanging out with friends or family,and I bet the place is awesome too in the evening or night time with the view of San Antonio's City lights.

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Thundersley, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had seen the tower in the skyline and wanted to visit. We got off the city sightseeing bus to take a few photos as we thought we would be too late to go inside. We were wrong, the tower is open Saturday until 11pm. Queuing took about 30 minutes for tickets and then a short wait for the outside... More 

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Oldsmar, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tower of the Americas is a 750 foot observation tower located in the district on the southeastern portion of Downtown San Antonio, Texas. Very nice revolving restaurant , this is one of the tallest observation towers in the United States ! Must see !

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Cleveland, Ohio
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had traveled to San Antonio on business during St. Patricks Day, and was trying to get as much sights in as I could... well the Tower of the Americas is a great place to do it. A small walk from the Riverwalk, and you go up and can see the whole skyline from it! Even if you want, you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rotating platform that you sit on is very cool, and there is often something interesting to look at. It took 1 hour to get out food, however is was on Easter Sunday. I would reccomend it becayse of the aesthetic, but be ready for a long wait.

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