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Top Rated Landmarks in Texas

The following Texas Landmarks have been voted the Top 10 sites in the state by our visitors.

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The Alamo

The Alamo

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
The full name of the site was San Antonio de Valero Mission. It was build by the Spanish in the 1700's for the education and conversion of local Native Americans.

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

Harris County, Texas
This battlefield and its monument commemorate the Battle of San Jacinto where the Republic of Texas won its independence from Mexico on April 21, 1836.

Tower of the Americas

Tower of the Americas

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, 78205
Tower of the Americas is a 750 feet (229 meter) high observation tower with a restaurant. Designed by San Antonio architect O'Neil Ford, the tower was built as the theme structure of the 1968 World's Fair, HemisFair '68.

San Jacinto Monument

San Jacinto Monument

La Porte, Harris County, Texas
The San Jacinto Monument is a 570 foot (173.7 m) high column topped with a 220 ton star that commemorates the site of the Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution. It is the second tallest monument in the United States.

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Houston, Harris County, Texas, 77058
The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is NASA's center for human spaceflight training, research, and flight control. The center consists of a complex of one hundred buildings and is popularly known by its central function "Mission Control."

Dealey Plaza

Dealey Plaza

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
The site is considered the place where city founder John Neely Bryan first established a trading post. It is also the location of President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963.

Bank of America Plaza

Bank of America Plaza

Dallas, Texas
Bank of America Plaza was completed in 1985 and is the tallest building in the city, measuring over 900 feet (275 meters), with 72 stories.

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