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Sightseeing in Dallas - what to see. Complete travel guide

Dallas is the third biggest city of Texas and the eighth biggest city of the United States. The official date of foundation is February 1856. Currently the population of Dallas and its suburbs reaches 6.3 million of people. The main industries developed in the city are telecommunications, computer technologies, trading, banking and energetics.
Dallas is often called the "city of restaurants," and this is not surprising, because the territory of the city is home to approximately a thousand of different culinary facilities. … Open
Buildings created in modernist, neoclassical, and Victorian styles are main sights of Dallas. Historical buildings are mainly concentrated on Swiss Avenue. In the center of this region of Dallas are located guarded commercial buildings, the creation of which lasted from 1880 to 1950. Santuario de Guadalupe cathedral is considered the oldest building of Dallas; it was built in XIX century.
Dallas is famous because of its grilled meat that is cooked in front of guests and served with different sauces. That’s why there are so many cafes and restaurants in this city. The most famous dining facility of the city is, probably, Ritz Carlton restaurant. It was proclaimed the best restaurant of the United States in 2009. Copyright
Local residents are welcoming and friendly, always ready to help in any situation - it wouldn't be the first time. They are always ready to keep the conversation going, their talking is … Open
Dallas is also a city of culture and art. Here you can visit the Center of Moden Culture, Art Museum, Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, and Modern Children Theatre. One of the biggest opera theatres of the world, The Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, is also located in Dallas.
In the area of Downtown is located the most popular viewing platform, the location of which is the Reunion Tower. On the 50th floor of the tall building, a beautiful observation deck on which visitors can rise on a high-speed elevator is equipped. From a height of 171 meter, a wonderful panorama of the city opens. In a clear weather, it is possible to see also the vicinity of Dallas.
Dallas is a young commercial city, which was founded in 1841. Today Dallas is the location of offices of the world's major companies and famous industrial plants, but travelers are usually … Open
A symbolical place for the city is Pioneers Square, located before the building of the town hall. On this square it is possible to see original sculptural composition, which symbolizes a cattle stage. On this composition 70 bulls and cows in full-scale are depicted, and also three cowboys. All figures are cast from bronze.
Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge Those who want to please themselves with unusual entertainments should go to the Mackinney Avenue. Along this historical street passes the unusual tram line on which retro-trams run. A trip on them will give you a lot of impressions. The history of this tram route is very interesting. Old tram tracks were found in this part of the city in 1983 during a repair of the street. City authorities decided to restore them and to start up five ancient trams, which are now the real historical symbol of Dallas.
For many years Dallas has remained a popular family resort thanks to a rich choice of entertainment venues. The local zoo is a very popular destination for rest. The territory of the zoo is … Open
The Area of West End will be a beautiful place for walks. Many beautiful buildings of the end of the 19th century have been preserved here. Today, in these historical buildings are located popular shops and restaurants. There are several excellent art workshops which many tourists visit like museums.
Dallas skyline Dallas has tens of interesting museums and cultural centers, of which the Conspiracy Museum is considered one of the most interesting. The exposition of this museum is devoted to the loudest and most mysterious crimes, including the murder of the president John Kennedy.
1. Travelers who visit Dallas for the first time are recommended to get a map of the city in the local tourist office. This way it will be easier to navigate in the maze of the … Open
In Dallas, there are more than 400 parks which total area is about 85 square kilometers. The historical Old-City-Park, in the territory of which it is possible to admire not only fine plants, but also ancient buildings, which were built at the foundation of the city, is considered one of the most interesting. Now this park is perfectly equipped for active recreation. It is possible to ride a bicycle or to walk across its territory. There are lots of free spaces for active games and playgrounds for children.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Dallas
♥   Shopping area ' Victory Park' Dallas, 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Uptown Dallas' Dallas, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' West Village' Dallas, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' The Knox District' Dallas, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Highland Park Village' Dallas, 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Dallas
♥   Local Park 'Daniel' , 7.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Dallas Lake' , 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   City Park 'Woodhaven Grove' , 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Richardson Grove' , 22.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Big Lake' , 30 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Dallas and around
♥   Art museum 'Dallas Museum of Art' Dallas, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Meadows Museum' Dallas, 6.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Cowboys Stadium

From the series “Top 14 Sport Stadiums with Impressive Design”
In the course of the stadium history some music concerts were also held. Every sporting event that takes place at the unique stadium in Arlington will immediately become an event of national importance. The stadium guests can always count on the best and most comfortable atmosphere during the competition. During the breaks between the half-days, the exciting pyrotechnics and music shows can be enjoyed. Thanks to the huge display panel and hundreds of screens, visitors will never miss an important and exciting moment. … Read further
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