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“Do not go there looking for bargin shopping”
Review of The Galleria

The Galleria
Ranked #12 of 298 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: More than 26 million visitors each year seek the dynamic & fine shopping environment uniquely offered by The Galleria, Texas’ largest shopping center and fourth largest domain nationally. International guests and Houstonians blend seamlessly in the center while on shopping excursions or entertaining guests at one of the signature eateries. Spanning 2.4 million square feet of space, housing 400 fine stores and restaurants, two high-rise hotels, and three office towers, The Galleria is Houston’s most popular retail and tourist destination, meeting every style and taste.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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32 reviews
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“Do not go there looking for bargin shopping”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

If shopping is your thing, especially designer shops this is your place, there are a lot of clothing, accessories, shoes shops; you have Saks, Macy's, Neyman marcus, Nordstroms and flag stores LV, Burberry, Tag Heuer.
There is a great variety of restaurants from all the fast food chains to more elaborated food restaurants, it´s common to see celebrities buying there, therefore if you don't like crowds go first time in the morning.
If you need a Taxi ask for it at the Westin galleria hotel located at the main entrance.

Visited October 2013
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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Shopping galore”
Reviewed October 18, 2013

The Galleria has so many stores it is impossible to see them all in one trip. Many store choices too - including Neiman Marcus. Be prepared for lots of walking.

Visited October 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Great Shopping”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

This complex has great shopping options as well as entertainment and interesting food choices. Ice skating rink is fun year round. You can find almost anything at the Galleria; however, it may not be the least expensive option when making your purchase.

Visited July 2013
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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Mall Rat”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

If you are a 'Mall" goer then you will love this mall. The thing I like about it the most is the ice skating rank that's inside it. I don't ice skate but I've tried it a few times & it's fun. It has all the top name brand stores & products. It also has some amazing restaurants including the food court. If you want to just grab friends & family for a day out, The Galleria is certainly a place to consider. With surrounding restaurants & shops, you can not go wrong.

Visited July 2013
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Madrid, Spain
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“Depends on what you want to buy...”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you want to buy a toy, a Halloween costume, a magazine or a tale for your kids, this is not your place since you won't find any of this (except for the Disney Store).
If you want to do some shopping and then go to the movies, don't go since they don't have a cinema either.
They don't provide any free wifi. Some stores and restaurants do provide it though.
If you are looking for pricey clothing brands this is your place. There are tons of clothing, accessories, shoes shops for kids, men and women.
The variety of restaurants is great too: from all the fast food chains to more elaborated food restaurants.
They have a very good beauty parlor on the basement where you can go with or without reservation and where some of the hair stylists speak Spanish.
They also have a post office, cleaners, souvenir shops or a tax refund office which are useful for tourists.
You have Macy's, Neyman marcus, Nordstroms.
If you don't like crowds go first time in the morning.

Visited September 2013
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