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San Antonio Skyline Panoramic Picture, Texas

San Antonio Skyline Panoramic Picture, Texas

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This panoramic photograph of San Antonio was taken by James Blakeway. It shows a stunning twilight view of downtown San Antonio, one of Texas' most beautiful cities. In the distance, with its roof supported by four spires, is the Alamodome. To its right is the tall, slender Tower of the Americas, built during San Antonio's 250th Anniversary. The tallest building on the right is the 30-story Weston Centre. Partially obscured behind Weston Centre, with its brightly lit roof, is the Tower Life Building. The most famous of San Antonio's historic sites is the Alamo, built in 1718. In the course of history, the city has been under six flags: France, Spain, Mexico, Republic of Texas, Confederate States of America, and United States of America.
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San Antonio, TX Skyline Pictures

Panoramic pictures of the San Antonio skyline show off a city home to 1.3 million residents that has grown to become the seventh most populated city in the United States. Commonly considered one of the most beautiful cities in Texas, San Antonio skyline pictures show a great city of the American Southwest with Spanish influence evident in its wide range of architectural styles.

The most famous building in the city - the Alamo - is frequently shown in many San Antonio pictures. Built in 1718, the site was a former fortress and Roman Catholic mission, and was the site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo. The original influence of many Roman Catholic and Spanish missions is evident throughout San Antonio photos, combining a unique mixture of French and Spanish architecture throughout its skyline with a distinctly unique Southwestern flair.

One of the most easily recognizable buildings in San Antonio skyline pictures is the Alamodome, a 65,000 seat stadium and convention center. This facility is the home site, and used for the San Antonio Spurs (NBA); the UTSA Roadrunners (NCAA); the Alamo Bowl (NCAA); the San Antonio Texans (CFL); the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and others.

San Antonio skyline pictures show one of the most culturally rich cities of the American Southwest. In the city's history, it has been governed by France, Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America.

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