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Tranquility Park

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Address: Between Walker and Rusk Sts. east of Smith St., Houston, TX
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Nice view of skyline

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.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 22, 2016
Melissa L
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Houston, Texas
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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

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

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Thank Kimmvel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

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

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Thank Arch L
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 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.

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Thank Melissa L
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 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.

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1 Thank Michael T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 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.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Would skip. Park is in bad shape. Water that's is supposed to be flowing doesn't look like it worked in a while. Note sure how you imagine the craters of the moon in this park????

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Do go there. The pools were empty, everything is dry. Smell like feces, it was scary to walk through it. So close to downtown and the theater district and badly maintained

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

The "park" is a disgrace, run-down, dirty, no water in the pools and fountain and a gathering place for the homeless. Would have been nice enough when new and well maintained, but now it is little more than an eyesore

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Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015

The city has let this park become a homeless campground. The fountains have been empty for more than a year, the sidewalks are covered with bird poop, and there are dozens of homeless living there. Do not go, do not even put it on your list!

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