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Worth visiting, Mixed Feelings for Our Group

I personally enjoyed the space for what it was. However, even though I found it a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
seekingrainydays
Beautiful Quiet space in Houston

The Rothko Chapel was designed for quiet reflection. The space has benches and dark panels to look... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HankScorpi0
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A tribute to contemporary art: this beautiful building contains 14 paintings by the famous artist Mark Rothko and a sculpture by Barnett Newman.
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1409 sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006-4829
Neartown/ Montrose
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I personally enjoyed the space for what it was. However, even though I found it a pleasant experience, I don't know that I'd go back over other places in the area. It was definitely an interesting spot to visit, though. The art is exactly what...More

Thank seekingrainydays
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Rothko Chapel was a highlight of our trip to Houston. It should not be missed. We went during quiet day which was perfect for sitting in a quiet spiritual place. Grateful to have been to this place. Strongly suggest to others.

Thank stan764
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prepare yourself--this is a place that takes a certain frame of mind to enjoy. I found ti to be very moving to enter a place that engenders so much respect from its patrons and staff. The simple architecture and symmetry can help you focus on...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an interesting place if you like his art. But it is an awesome place if you are a spiritual person.

Thank nutsgougou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great, contemplative site, where the architecture was designed by the artist Rothko, and the site itself is non-denominational. The Reflecting Pool and Broken Obelisque sculpture outside were beautiful, as were the trees surrounding the open space. This gets you in the right...More

Thank rcs26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Non-denominational, spiritual space. A great place to take a moment and sit and reflect on who and what you really are. I highly recommend. Check your dates because they occasionally host weddings or events.

Thank lisafjohnson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amidst all the Houston heat, the traffic, the fun, the excitement here is a place you can truly settle down and enjoy yourself. Go to the Rothko Chapel and turn off your cell phone, be ready to take a deep breath and be quiet and...More

1  Thank julilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rothko Chapel was designed for quiet reflection. The space has benches and dark panels to look at while you lose yourself to the silence. As your eyes adjust to the dark, the panels feel more vivid and complex. There is a really lovely sculpture...More

Thank HankScorpi0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a relaxing experience, in an Infinity , Space type of Building where you can feel your spirit soar and meditate in Air Conditioning to get out of the Houston Heat / Pollution, this is a place to go to often.

Thank genoacowboy
Reviewed June 16, 2018

A beautiful home for art, for spirituality and communication. This is the heart of Houston. You will not want to miss it.

Thank D. Nathan M
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