La Villita Historic Arts Village, San Antonio

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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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  • Not much going on. Sandwich at the cafe was good. Artisans shop was well stocked, but way overpriced. We lost interest and headed for an afternoon siesta.  more »
  • It was pretty and quiet. We were there at 10 am on a Wednesday morning. Some shops weren’t open yet. A couple of nice gift shops.  more »
  • A village of historic buildings which fell into disrepair through the years has now been repurposed as a pretty, flower filled area of shops and restaurants. Art galleries, gift shops featuring Mexica...  more »
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