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Settled by wealthy German merchants in the late 1800s, San Antonio's first suburb consists of 25 blocks of historic mansions set amid lovely landscaping.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1032 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210-1110
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing selection of old, magnificent houses can be found as you walk from the Riverwalk, along the river, to this area.

Thank james797
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great area to take a stroll. The homes are kept well and the architectural is really nice. Don't miss having lunch or breakfast at The Guenther House a part of Pioneer Flour Mills property. This mill is still operating since 1851 under...More

1  Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Architecture here is beautiful so it´s great for a morning walk! Also, there are many hipster coffee shops, restaurants and original bars to go to!

Thank Viridiana O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is okay if you want to drive around a few minutes and look at some beautiful, large homes. If you've ever been to New Orleans, don't expect it to be the Garden District.

Thank visit173
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Since my job requires me to be near the King Williams Historical District on a weekly basis, I love to drive through King Williams and experience the stately houses.

Thank soccernazi
Reviewed 3 August 2018

What a gorgeous area of the city! With numerous restored mansions and bungalows this neighborhood is a delight to meander around. Springtime was particularly lovely with all the blooms. We had the pleasure of staying in one of the local B&Bs so it was easy...More

1  Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful 25 block German neighborhood with stunning mansions from the 19th century. The local tourist office has 4 self guided walking tours and some of the homes offer tours for a few of about $10. We did the Steve's home and enjoyed...More

2  Thank David J
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This district is a place that most can't afford to live but given the chance anyone would move here. The home are majestic and the trees that line the district provide lots of shade and privacy.

Thank Will K
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I lived in the King William district in the 1980s. I took my 3 children to browse the houses and sites there this weekend. The homes are just so beautiful. You catch yourself imagining life back in the 1800s, horse carriages and all. It was...More

1  Thank StroudOKBlondee
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Always a great evening the first friday of every month new artist come out and sell their things and lots of food to sample

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Yvonne A
18 December 2017|
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Response from Patricia M | Reviewed this property |
The Guenther House & Restaurant are the best places to find restrooms.
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Heather P
5 November 2017|
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Response from dedot1015 | Reviewed this property |
The homes are not open for tours. It's a neighborhood self walking tour so I presume you can go at anytime before dark.
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JoAnna R
23 October 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t see a visitor center- we walked from the Riverwalk and all around the area looking at the historic homes.
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