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East End Historic District

Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
+1 409-772-1011
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If you like architecture, it's for you!

Lots of old buildings and homes and churches. Some have tours, some you just drive by and marvel at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Galveston, Texas
drove through/pass on Duck Tour, lot of cool architecture and history on display

Great to see the preservation of all the old houses and architecture. The rich always live... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Austin, Texas
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Galveston, Galveston Island, TX
+1 409-772-1011

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of old buildings and homes and churches. Some have tours, some you just drive by and marvel at their beauty.

Thank dgroves11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to see the preservation of all the old houses and architecture. The rich always live differently. And now 80 years later you get to see how the rich lived back in those days.

Thank DavidJ99989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a pleasure to view the old elegant estates, homes, and historic landmarks. Very beautiful area and worth the drive to the East End. Some parts romantic, while others a wonder to behold as the quite architecture stunning. Reminds me of parts of NOLA a...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

So many of these houses survived major hurricanes and are in some cases over 100 yrs old. Galveston does a great job of preserving their history. While this spans over several blocks and walking the entire thing is a bit overwhelming, if you're at a...More

Thank vinvert1974
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A drive through here is best done in the early morning so you are not pushed by rude drivers in a hurry. Watch out for one way streets too. A stop to visit the Bishop Palace was well worth it.

Thank katie77iris
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Historic quarter is quite small and best explored on foot. I was very surprised at the quality of the houses which are numerous and have beautiful gardens.Some of the houses are a little quirky which adds to the overall experience. Well worth visiting.

Thank geoff h
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We admired the various homes and buildings along Broadway during our recent stay in Galveston. Those that admire architecture should park off of Broadway and have a look around.

Thank AlphaRam
Reviewed 1 June 2017

So many homes have been refurbished, and they are just lovely. Get a map of the trees damaged in the hurricane that have been carved with chainsaws, etc. into really cool things.

Thank sally8363
Reviewed 28 May 2017

*Sigh.* That is all that I do when I think of this amazing historic district. The homes are so adorable. So many gorgeous churches and historic sites. It made me want to buy a beach house on the East End. The architecture was just so...More

Thank msharrock
Reviewed 27 May 2017

well worth the visiting these historic huge homes, they are awesome , the woodworking and furnishings are all amazing

Thank Richard D
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