San Antonio is a city steeped in the authenticity of cultures that have called our city home for over 300 years. Our historical locations are unmatched and we have the recognitions to prove it. Home to the largest concentration of Spanish colonial missions in North America, San Antonio has received high recognition from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In fact, our incredible historical sites aren’t the only features UNESCO-recognized. San Antonio has also enjoyed UNESCO recognition for our incredible food scene since October 2017!
Did you know that San Antonio Missions National Historical Park is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated World Heritage Site? The first and only one in Texas!
Learn more about San Antonio Missions National Historical Park – our city’s crowning jewel, its history, the still-active communities within these Spanish colonial missions, and so much more!
One of only two cities in the entire United States to hold this designation, San Antonio’s culinary heritage, full of cultural fusions and flavors, helped us earn this incredible designation over five years ago – and we’re just getting started!
With blended heritages and flavors and an ever-evolving roster of extraordinary chefs and restaurants, we’re proud of our restaurant scene. Learn more about our Real Flavors and True Corazón in our culinary heritage!