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Address: Houston, TX 77006
Phone Number: 713 222 9255
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: 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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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

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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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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houston
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's nice to get out of the heat if you have to walk somewhere downtown but not a place to seek out for a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A good way to get around out of the heat but around lunch time it gets so crowded with all the business people. Lots of really interesting places to eat definitely something for everyone. There are a few stores but not that many so I wouldn't go there just for shopping. I did end up finding me some very beautiful... More 

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Los Angeles
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We thought the tunnels would be a little different, they were like modern airport concourses. They were hard to find your way around in, and basically every here and there there was a restaurant grouping. Everyone looked great down there, with high heels and fancy clothes and hair. So the tunnels are successful in their purpose of keeping you cool... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The tunnels were constructed to ease the life of hundreds of workers in the buildings at downtown Houston and allow them not to go out in the very hot and humyde weather for lunch break etc.There are a lot of coffee shops and places to eat undergrounds.The tunnels are practical and connect between buildings but far from being more than... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

I don't get how this is an attraction... It's like any collection of subway station shops. Waste of time.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We enjoyed the experience of walking the miles of tunnels. Entered the tunnels mid-morning and the foot traffic was light but after 11:00 am it was unbelievable the number of people walking and patronizing the restaurants. We intentionally stayed through the lunch hour to see how the tunnels serve the people in those buildings. Amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Nicely maintained underground tunnels, best for foodies with lots of restaurants around and to avoid heat.

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Address: Houston, TX 77006
Phone Number: 713 222 9255
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston

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