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5 Jan 2018
“Nothing special about the park but great location for views of downtown and close access to attractions”
15 Mar 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

The fountains are all dry at this time of year. Not very attractive. Several homeless hanging out. However the park in front of City Hall across the street is lovely. The azaleas are in full bloom now.

1  Thank Marybeth M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a stark concrete park with columnar water features that was built in honor of Houston's role in the manned space program and our landing on the moon's Sea of Tranquility. It is used as a venue for (mostly free) outdoor concerts and is...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Good place to take a walk. The fountains are now working again. It is next to city hall and the Sam houston historical park -- string them together for a good stroll. 😎

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 7 June 2017

From the other reviews, it sounds like this park has gone through some very scary times. Yet when we were there, it seemed fine and safe. We were there early on a Sunday morning, so the whole area was actually quite deserted, but fountains were...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Do not let the negative reviews scare you away. My friend and I came across this park when exploring downtown Houston and thought it was very neat. The fountains were running and I was very glad to have stopped and looked around.

Thank Tannermash
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I recommend all to participate in this event. it a great way to kick off the holiday spirit with the family.

Thank Kimmvel
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We walked around downtown Houston to the tranquility park. It was under construction. There wasn't much to see unfortunately.

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

There isn't too much to this being a park except there is a nice bricked area with concrete benches where you have an excellent view of Houston city skyline.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The fountains have been dry for over two years. This is now a homeless camp. Last time I walked through here I witnessed two meth heads beating another homeless man with skateboards. This is not a safe park.

2  Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The photos on the page must be very old, in August 2016 all the ponds were empty and no fountains working. Keep walking past this park.

2  Thank Tim K
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