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To avoid the hot sun Houstonians get around through underground tunnels...

To avoid the hot sun Houstonians get around through underground tunnels that connect 55 buildings.

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Daytime shelter with food

If you are downtown and it is a typically humid or otherwise uncomfortable day, this is the place to find lunch or to travel among downtown buildings. You may need a map but it is... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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119 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you are downtown and it is a typically humid or otherwise uncomfortable day, this is the place to find lunch or to travel among downtown buildings. You may need a map but it is air conditioned and accessible from almost every building. Convenient, comfortable, and no traffic fumes or lights.

Thank ByronFurseth
Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Now you know why the streets downtown can look so vacant during the workday...lots of people are underground! Kids will get a kick out of this "secret" underground place too but it is not open on weekends!

Thank houstonphotojourney
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70 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The tunnels are nothing special but provides a great alternative to get around the city when it's raining as it did when I arrived this past Friday. There are various entrances in. I went in thru the Hyatt regency, can check the tunnel for other entrances or ask various office buildings. It's interesting to see people file up and down... More 

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Derby, Kansas
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515 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

While staying in the Hyatt Downtown, I thought I would check out the Tunnels. Get ready to do lots of walking and seeing lots of empty spaces. It was not an area of shops which I was expecting. In the hot and humid summers of Houston the office workers can get around in AC and find some fast food.

2 Thank NancyinDerby
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623 reviews
272 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must see in downtown. You can enter through the Wells Fargo building. It has stairs that go all the way down. It's a complete network of tunnels that connect all the office buildings. I am sure it to beat the heat and traffic flows much more freely. We wondered why the streets were so empty! They have... More 

2 Thank Arch L
Decatur, Illinois
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118 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were intrigued by the maze of tunnels under downtown Houston. There a several different arms that go in several different directions but there is nothing that I would say is must see. They are interesting but it is mostly little food shops and places that service the business crowd of the dowtown.

2 Thank redbirdfever
Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The tunnels are a great place to explore there are length of places to eat even though some close early afternoon there are shops for shopping even a barber shop if it rains just spend some time in the tunnels we go every time we visit houston P

Thank Susan G
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Way more hyped up than it's worth. The shops and restaurants are not notable and the whole experience was just walking without finding anything interesting. On the upside it was an ok way to kill time waiting for traffic to die down and walk off the Hard Rock Cafe lunch....

2 Thank HighlandCowgirl
DeRidder, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My friend told me about this place so we decided to check it out when we were in town. They had plenty of places to eat, nothing fancy, but good never the less. Other than that, nothing stands out as overwhelming. Just a quirky place to visit if you're curious about the underground tunnel.

Thank PolarbearTraveler
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2016

It's an interesting underground place with lots of restaurants. During lunch time it could be very crowded. If you want to escape the summer heat for an hour or so you can walk through the tunnels and enjoy a lunch in one of the many eating places. That kind of tunnel system is unique in the world.

Thank Sabine1208

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