El Paso Sights and Landmarks Guide, Texas
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The territory of El Paso may not be considered to be a great place for staying at giving that it had been developed by more or less under army surveillance. However, the town has much more to offer in the matters governing over cultural diversities as well as historical centers. Moreover, you would find quite a number of places in the city for sightseeing during the day and enjoying the night in your own style. The major places, which you would be looking forward to see in El Paso, could be the ones mentioned as:
Fray Garcia de San Francisco Monument
Having numerous missions, which are thought to be the oldest in US, being present in El Paso, Fray Garcia de San Francisco Monument is quite natural for the place to have dedicated something for the priest, who led the first mission. The monument had been dedicated in the year 1996 for paying tribute to the priest. It had been sculpted completely of bronze and 14 feet high by John Houser.
Chamizal National Memorial and Park
The entire region of Chamizal National Memorial and Park has been brought up, as a tribute to long lasting dispute with Mexico over the borderland territory of this particular region. The entire museum, along with the Los Paisanos Gallery, has become one of the major attractions of the region.
If you feel left out of natural scenery, then consider taking a trip to the Canyon site located in between the Franklin Mountains. McKelligon Canyon provides a great place for the annual performance of “Viva El Paso” every summer. For the people, who love to go on hiking and picnic out in the open, this is the ideal place at any time of the year.
Presidio Chapel of San Elizario
Initially, Presidio Chapel of San Elizario was built for the soldiers as a fortified mission, where they could take refuge. Built in the late adobe-styled architecture, this place promises the determination to stand through the ravages of time, considering the severe floods and natural disasters it has come across.
Concordia Cemetery dates back to 1856 and has been the ultimate resting place of various individuals all over El Paso, whether they are famous or infamous. John Wesley Hardin, one of the most popular individuals of his time, is among the many to have been buried here. Other than these places, the La Vina Winery and the Old Mesilla are also quite interesting, and could be visited by the individuals at their free time.
Missing out on these sights of El Paso during your visit would surely make you feel that you have missed out on something big.
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