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Address: Irving, TX

An old European-style waterway with cobblestoned walkways lined with shops...

An old European-style waterway with cobblestoned walkways lined with shops and restaurants.

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Peaceful trail

I just finished a morning run at the trail. It is peaceful and a great place for pictures. I totally recommend.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 November 2016
Jania B
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I just finished a morning run at the trail. It is peaceful and a great place for pictures. I totally recommend.

Thank Jania B
Carrying Place, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was a nice way to spend a little free time on my current business trip to Dallas. The walkway is clean and is well maintained, although there is one spot that needs some repairs. We started out at the Omni hotel and walked all the way around and ended up back at the Omni; however you couldn't access the... More 

Thank joanne516
Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

There are miles of canal to walk beside in Las Colinas. It's a bit more congested in the areas with many business and bars. This is a great place to run (except when you run through puffs of smoke from employees taking their break). The Kidd Kradick studio is located here. There is a canal fest once a year (It's... More 

2 Thank HungryMike817
Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you visit Dallas and get a chance to venture to Irving, Then I would suggest checking this part of the city out! If you don't mind walking around and enjoying some fresh air (Closer to mid fall would be my suggestion!) and to grab a piece of serenity... This would be your best bet!

Thank iMacoo7
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great experience for someone looking for something both different to do as well as romantic. A touch of Venice in Texas.

Thank Lokiamus
Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Got curious about the Mandalay Canal which purportedly was reminiscent of Venice with the Gondola boat ride and all. It did remind me of Venice minus the smell of the canal and the crowded tourist. This canal by Las Colinas Blvd is so quiet, peaceful and clean. We started at the middle of the canal by the Venetian Terrace and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

What a wonderful place for a stroll, picture taking, a wedding, shopping, eating or just sitting around enjoying the fishes, ducks and just to people watch....gondolas anyone !!

1 Thank horaceb136
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This canal is prettier than I expected; especially at sunset whether you're just walking around it or taking a gondola ride. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit it unless you're already going to be in Las Colinas but it's a nice little diversion.

Arlington, Texas
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I loved the atmosphere of the canal but I wish it was well lit at night. My husband and I walked it one night and turned around because it was very dark. We haven't rode on the gondola yet so I look forward to that.

Thank FeliciaC505
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

In town for a visit and I stumbled across this place at sunset. Made me fall in love with Dallas! I was just going to go for a short walk and ended up walking through the entire canal and then around the lake!

Thank JR B

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