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  • Excellent8%
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27 Jan 2019
“overrated, probably not worth your time”
14 Apr 2019
“Disappointing ”
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Between Walker and Rusk Sts. east of Smith St., Houston, TX
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Found this park on TripAdvisor, pictures looked really nice so we decided to visit. Very disappointed! No waterfalls, nothing tranquil about it. Park actually looks run down. Maybe we visited at a bad time but I wouldn't plan to visit again.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Godis J
Reviewed 27 January 2019

If you already happen to be in the area, it is barely worth a quick walk-through. Definitely do not make a special trip to visit this park. Tranquility Park was disappointing. Definitely nothing special. Fountains were mostly dry with trash in them. Transients hang out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vacationmanic
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to having lunch at Tranqulity Park. We located it with no problem, paid to park, and then we became very disappointed. Fountains were dry and dirty, there appeared to be no recent park maintenance, there were only two picnic tables and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pvesey
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The fountains are all dry at this time of year. Not very attractive. Several homeless hanging out. However the park in front of City Hall across the street is lovely. The azaleas are in full bloom now.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Marybeth M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a stark concrete park with columnar water features that was built in honor of Houston's role in the manned space program and our landing on the moon's Sea of Tranquility. It is used as a venue for (mostly free) outdoor concerts and is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank hcmjkm
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Good place to take a walk. The fountains are now working again. It is next to city hall and the Sam houston historical park -- string them together for a good stroll. 😎

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank S827KFjoew
Reviewed 7 June 2017

From the other reviews, it sounds like this park has gone through some very scary times. Yet when we were there, it seemed fine and safe. We were there early on a Sunday morning, so the whole area was actually quite deserted, but fountains were...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ken B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Tannermash
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kimmvel
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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