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Galleria in Houston, Texas

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Distance from city center: 15.4mi
lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a Shopping travel tip
added on the 10th of September, 2010
Galleria is not a fine arts museum, as the name would suggest, it's an immense mall. They say the Mall of America is larger, but I can't imagine that. If there is something you are looking for and can't find it here, that think probably doas not exist. :P

You can really find here everything. There are like hundreds of shops, stroes and restaurants on 4 levels. You have to know that shops are mostly very expensive, but hanging around is very pleasant and you can find a couple of great places to eat.

Cheesecake Factory is wonderful and we also liked Ruggles Grille very much. Galleria 4 is full of high class shops, but at least it is sparkling and looks very nice, perfect for an in-mall walk and some window shopping. ;)

5075 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056, USA

Both average and expensive stores.

Opening Hours:
From Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 9 PM.
On Sunday: 11 AM to 7 PM.

On the web:

Museum of Fine Arts in HoustonMuseum of Natural Science in Houston

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