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Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
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Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
From $50.00
 
Houston City Tour and Admission to Downtown Aquarium
"This bus tour is a wonderful way to start your Houston vacation. This lightly narrated 90-minute tour showcases Houston's famous land marks historic Houston areas and breath taking views. Explore the great city of Houston and see what the largest city in Texas has to offer.This guided tour drives through Houston's beautiful market square and many more downtown locations including Buf Allen Parkway and Houston's upscale midtown residential area. You will enjoy the breath-taking billion dollar Downtown Houston Skyline and museum district.Once the city tour is complete you will be dropped off at the Houston Aquarium which you are welcome to explore and enjoy. This package includes one admission ticket for the Houston Aquarium and one ticket for the Houston City Tour.""""Take a 90-minute panoramic guided tour on board a double decker buss. The city tour includes Downtown Historic district Toyota Center
From $50.00

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Old 6th Ward, oldest intact Houston neighborhood

This small district of Houston is one of the best preserved residencial neighborhood of Houston with many houses dating back from the end of the XIXth century. Houston has a sad history of tearing...
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XenoHumph
May 17, 2004

Tranquility Park Fountain

This modern fountain, located in the heart of downtown Houston, is beautiful! The spot is also ideal to survey the Houston skyline. This park was built in 1979 by C. Tapley and J. Lunow. Its name...
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XenoHumph
Mar 20, 2004

The Heights, an old Houston neighborhood

The Heights is a planned neighborhood built between the 1890' and 1930' along, at the time, a tramway line (Yes, Houston had a tramway then...). At the time, it was the suburbs. Now it is inside the...
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XenoHumph
May 17, 2004

A giant artificial water fall!

The Transco Fountain is a huge horseshoe-shaped water wall located near the Galleria shopping mall. It is well worth seing, to admire the hydraulic engineering it requires, to feel the rush of water...
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XenoHumph
Aug 11, 2003

TEMPIETTO ZENI , FRANK ZENIS AWESOME HOUSE

FRANK ZENIS HOUSE ON FLOYD ST IN THE WEST END IS A TREAT FOR THE EYES AND THE IMAGINATION.....WHERE THE TIN HOUSE MOVEMENT BEGAN. DONT MISS IT. THIS HOUSE HAS BEEN FEATURED IN THE _HOUSTON...
artemis-8
Nov 15, 2006

Menil Collection, 1515 Sul...

Menil Collection, 1515 Sul Ross St, (713) 525-9400.One of the finest collections of contemporary art in the US, this small museum is FREE to the public, as the is nearby Rothko Chapel, one of the most...
fredaustin
Aug 26, 2002

This is one of the cars at the...

This is one of the cars at the ArtCar Museum.The ArtCar Museum: Museum highlighting art cars of Houston, custom-decorated cars with zany themes prominently displayed in the annual Art Car Parade. Free...
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SinKitty
Aug 25, 2002

Americans like architecture...

Americans like architecture and arts. But any community is the place when you can see a lot of identical houses, and maybe start thinking about the monotonous appearance of the city. But this a wrong...
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barcodex
Aug 24, 2002

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

This beautiful Hindu temple was completed in 2004 and is the first traditional Hindu Mandir of its kind in North America. The construction material is a combination of Italian marble and Turkish...
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ellsasha
Dec 27, 2009

Jade Buddha Temple

"Life is suffering" is one of the premises of Buddhism, but escape the hustle and bustle of Houston by visiting the Jade Buddha Temple. Built in 1989 and situated in SW Houston, this Temple serves the...
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ellsasha
Dec 27, 2009

VISIT FRANK ZENI'S TEMPIETTO

IN THE WEST END AMID THE BURGEONING BUILDING BOOM OF TOWN HOMES, YOU WILL FIND AN ARCHITECT'S HOME THAT DEFIES DESCRIPTION. IT IS A HOUSE BUILT OF CORRUGATED ALUMINUM, WITH GIANT POST MODERN...
artemis-8
Nov 03, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near Houston

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Sam Houston Park

The Heritage Society is the Houston's only outdoor, interactive historic museum and park. Nestled in 10 acres of green parkland in the heart of downtown Houston, The Heritage Society boasts 9 historic...
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Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel is a tranquil sanctuary open to all faiths nestled in the heart of Houston. The walls of the chapel display many of Mark Rothko's abstract and minimalist paintings. However the interior...
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Museum District

Now for me, this is the number one attraction in Houston. Over 20 (I think the Houston Bicycle Museum makes 21) museums in a relatively small area. You can park your car and walk to many of the...
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Menil Collection

The Menil Collection refers to the collection itself and the museum (which is actually four buildings). The Menil Collection’s founders, John and Dominique de Menil acquired this vast collection...
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Holocaust Museum

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". The Holocaust Museum in Houston is the 4th largest in the country. This is NOT a museum to enjoy; it is a museum to pause and reflect,...
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Museum of Fine Arts

Across the street from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is the Cullen Sculpture Garden which is associated with the MoFA. Inside are several interesting statues in a garden setting. The sculptures...
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