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Address: Houston, TX 77006
Phone Number: 713 222 9255
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To avoid the hot sun Houstonians get around through underground tunnels...

To avoid the hot sun Houstonians get around through underground tunnels that connect 55 buildings.

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Incredible.

To me, these tunnels are totally amazing. Just think of all of those huge, some beautifully architec buildings- historic buildings that proudly stand above you. There is food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MAM S
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Texas
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Houston, Texas
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42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I work in one of the buildings connected to the center loop of the tunnels, and I can confirm that they are 100% not tourist attractions. They are purely for the convenience of the workforce downtown. If you're already downtown and just need some A/C or lunch on a weekday then they're totally fine, just don't expect to find anything... More 

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Thank Jsbarton
Texas
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109 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To me, these tunnels are totally amazing. Just think of all of those huge, some beautifully architec buildings- historic buildings that proudly stand above you. There is food, artwork to enjoy, working persons walking from workplace to workplace using these tunnels instead being outside in the traffic, weather, & crowds. This experience is what you make of it.

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Thank MAM S
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91 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, the tunnel system includes some sky bridges, sky donut, covered walkways that are air-conditioned, sides of parking garages and public lobby spaces of the downtown buildings. The Doubletree, Crowne, and Four seasons are all connected to tunnel systems with the flyover bridges and the Hyatt has both. During normal business hours, many lobby spaces are art galleries like 1600... More 

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Thank Joe M
Houston, United States
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Some of the reviews of the tunnels call them 'underwhelming.' I would agree with that if your expectations have been raised by tourist guides to Houston. It was surprising however as a longtime Houston resident to finally find and visit these tunnels this summer when family came visiting. I think they are a quirky sort of attraction that would benefit... More 

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1 Thank Peter N
West Palm Beach, Florida
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

It was awful. Took forever to locate and no access to any restrooms. No guides to advise what stores are there. It was not at all accommodating and the parking is extremely expensive, especially when you have no clue what is down in the tunnels

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Thank SandiE147
Budapest, Hungary
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24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Was suggested to look at these tunnels, and while they are nice and offer a good opportunity to shop, it was somewhat underwhelming.

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1 Thank trollreign
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Look for the review called "Underwhelming." Okay, I have to say more for this review to be posted. I sought out the tunnels after 5 o'clock and it was a wasteland. They were cleaning up and closing down everything. The rest of the town seem to be empty except for a few restaurants.

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1 Thank Robert K
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

This is not an "attraction" and there is nothing to see here. It is basically a few fast food spots for lunch to serve downtown business workers who don't want to go outside in the heat.

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3 Thank Matthew C
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663 reviews
280 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

A complete underground city that runs at a furious pace. Shops, resturants, and a way to get form one end of downtown to the other.

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Thank Charles V
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Cool idea but I wouldn't call it an attraction or shopping spotat all, there were only a few shops, but some good places to eat if you're just looking for lunch.

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2 Thank Freya9

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