La Villita Historic Arts Village, San Antonio

#10 of 37 in Neighborhoods in Texas
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Visit a selection of galleries, shops, and restaurants, and take a journey through San Antonio's history at La Villita Historic Arts Village. The area's background as a melting pot of different cultures is evident in the variety of architectural styles. Once a spot for Native American and Spanish settlements, this is one of the city's oldest neighborhoods. Today it's an artistic hub where you can find everything from handmade pottery, jewelry, and clothes to paintings, folk art, and metal art. At the neighborhood's cafes and restaurants, you can enjoy drinks and both local and international specialties. For a preview, examine the online walking-tour brochure that features information on the area's historic buildings. Our San Antonio trip itinerary planner makes visiting La Villita Historic Arts Village and other San Antonio attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I took one of those river boat rides the previous night but couldn't really see this area. So, we walked the River Walk which is the best way to access many of these sights. This area is nice for...  more »
  • The historical district now largely serves as a shopping place for small art sellers and restaurants. It is worth browsing even if you don't intend to buy first the atmosphere and to see the...  more »

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