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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
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00

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

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

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Nice spot in the city

This is a nice place to walk around on a warm day or evening and people watch. It's not very large and there are paths to walk along.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alexandra T
Murrieta, California
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think this place was highly over hyped by some good marketing content. We really didn´t experience anything worth the Metro fare

Thank Paul M
Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to walk around on a warm day or evening and people watch. It's not very large and there are paths to walk along.

Thank Alexandra T
Parkville, Missouri
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128 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to just walk around and enjoy the beautiful weather while I was there. It is always nice to get out and walk.

Thank Evelyn H
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226 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this spot...its an oasis in the middle of the city. I walk my dog there and hang out. There are shady spot sit and people watch.

Thank Runnin26
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134 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot in Market Square, but it is a nice little park. Great Greek restaurant located there, Niko Nikos. Le Carafe, oldest bar in Houston is just across the street. So is Char Bar, another historic bar.

Thank Jennifer D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We toured through Mainstreet, along the nice tram lane and parked at Minute Made Park with really nice small historic houses

Thank msi2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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 

Thank yellowrose1288
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
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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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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

Thank Timothy H
Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

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

Thank Ronnalee N

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