Popularly known as the Almo City, San Antonio is one of the best places to visit in Texas. Usually the downtown areas of cities are business districts but this is not true with San Antonio. The San Antonio Downtown area is always bustling with travellers and fun lovers. The most popular destinations in the city are the Almo and the Riverwalk. Both these attractions are located in the heart of downtown.
The King William Historic Area is an area worth visiting. The city also features a large number of museums and art galleries including the San Antonio Children's Museum, Institute of Texan Cultures, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, etc. San Antonio also has some very good amusement parks such as the SeaWorld, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch and the Six Flags Fiesta Texas.
San Antonio offers a varied shopping experience. There are several shopping malls within close reach of Downtown. Some of the best shopping malls in the city include the Alamo Quarry Market,The Shops at La Cantera, North Star Mall,Rivercenter Mall, etc. The La Villita and Market Square located in Downtown are also great places for shopping.
San Antonio is served by the San Antonio International Airport. Shuttle buses are available from the airport to Downtown and cost around $19 per person. Taxis are also available from the airport; a one-way trip from the airport to Downtown by taxi can cost around $25. Public buses can also be availed from the airport. A one-way ticket by public bus costs $1.10 per person.
There are several halal restaurants in San Antonio. Some good halal restaurants in the city include the Fusion House Café, India Chaat House, Bawarchi Biryani Point, India Taj Palace, Mustafa Restaurant, Mediterranean-Turkish Grill, Kohinoor, etc. At these restaurants visitors can enjoy Middle Eastern, Indian, Pakistani and several other cuisines.
There are quite a number of mosques in San Antonio where visitors can pray. Some of the well-known mosques in San Antonio include Islamic Center of San Antonio, Islamic Association of Bexar County, Masjid Luqman and Zainabia San Antonio.