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Downtown Historic District Market Square

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Address: 412 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-1838
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+1 713-225-6887
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Historic and hip bar/restaurant and entertainment neighborhood in Houston.

Historic and hip bar/restaurant and entertainment neighborhood in Houston.

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Small Mexican market

I loved the market and the crafts being sold. There were a few places selling food and drinks, and the majority of shops were selling similar Mexican items and a few shops had... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the market and the crafts being sold. There were a few places selling food and drinks, and the majority of shops were selling similar Mexican items and a few shops had some gimmicky cowboy bits... I had expected more but it was still a nice walk and good to see. Nice for some photos :)

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Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unaware of the beautiful architecture, Buddette went for a walk while waiting for The Bologna Eater to get back from work and was pleasantly surprised at the beauty of older architecture hidden around the newer buildings.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this place was highly over hyped by some good marketing content. We really didn´t experience anything worth the Metro fare

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Thank Paul M
Murrieta, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place to walk around on a warm day or evening and people watch. It's not very large and there are paths to walk along.

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Parkville, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fun to just walk around and enjoy the beautiful weather while I was there. It is always nice to get out and walk.

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Thank Evelyn H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love this spot...its an oasis in the middle of the city. I walk my dog there and hang out. There are shady spot sit and people watch.

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Thank Runnin26
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Not a lot in Market Square, but it is a nice little park. Great Greek restaurant located there, Niko Nikos. Le Carafe, oldest bar in Houston is just across the street. So is Char Bar, another historic bar.

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Thank Jennifer D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We toured through Mainstreet, along the nice tram lane and parked at Minute Made Park with really nice small historic houses

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Thank msi2014
houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We've always driven past this park but on Super Bowl Sunday, we decided to explore the park while it was relatively empty. Parking is available on the street along all four corners of the park, which takes up a whole city block. There are curved stone benches throughout along the borders of the park of which the seat backs are... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A welcome retreat from the vibrancy of this crazy area. Peace amidst the noise. Calm in the storm. I am sure you get the point. We loved the people watching and the fact that Houston does so much to preserve nature and to educate people. The positive culture is well presented here. This gives Houston a great living feel in... More 

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