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Downtown Historic District Market Square

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Address: 412 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-1838
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+1 713-225-6887
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Historic and hip bar/restaurant and entertainment neighborhood in Houston.

Historic and hip bar/restaurant and entertainment neighborhood in Houston.

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Peaceful and Calm

We've always driven past this park but on Super Bowl Sunday, we decided to explore the park while it was relatively empty. Parking is available on the street along all four... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
yellowrose1288
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houston
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houston
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've always driven past this park but on Super Bowl Sunday, we decided to explore the park while it was relatively empty. Parking is available on the street along all four corners of the park, which takes up a whole city block. There are curved stone benches throughout along the borders of the park of which the seat backs are... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A welcome retreat from the vibrancy of this crazy area. Peace amidst the noise. Calm in the storm. I am sure you get the point. We loved the people watching and the fact that Houston does so much to preserve nature and to educate people. The positive culture is well presented here. This gives Houston a great living feel in... More 

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Andrews, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Went walking around it during lunch .. it is a decent site to see in the city . Wouldnt go out of my way for it but if passing by stop n look around

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Thank Timothy H
Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Old is mixed with new architecture. Must spend some time in the parks which are unique and placed unexpectedly.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Market Square is a nice public space downtown that is surrounded by a vibrant restaurant and bar scene. It has a small stage for concerts and a fenced dog run. All in all it makes the city more livable. It also has a small memorial garden for a local resident, and all, who died on United flight 93 on 9/11.... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I had a couple of hours to kill before travelling back to airport. I thought that there are several interesting to see, but you can easily walk around this place within 15 mins. There is only a wall with mural. I did not check out the bars, but they don't look very interesting from outside. The night scene might be... More 

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Thank FBTurco
Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stopped to have a sandwich and people watch while exploring the city. Very nice area that we look forward to coming back to explore further! Definitely feel safe walking around the city as well.

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Thank summerrocks2
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Nice market area. Good selections to choose from. Something for everyone. Kid friendly. Not to expensive. People oriented by all vendors

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Thank 1rtallc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for "A Night at Market Square Park" there was great live music and lights. Good trucks were out on Main Street and the quesadilla from a taco truck was delicious. I enjoyed myself at the park.

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North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Graced with the public market square park which is public, gorgeous historic site with 19th century well maintained architecture it is a must see/visit location for tourists. It has a historic square with lots of businesses, restaurants for foodies, entertainment and upscale night clubs.Be mindful that parking is not easy to get. Architecture is what gave me a "wowzer" or... More 

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