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Harwin Drive in Houston, Texas

 
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Distance from city center: 14.9mi
travelller's pictureby travelller Shopping travel tip
added on the 11th of September, 2010
Harwin Drive is a great area in Houston. It's in the middle of a district where Indian, Chinese and Pakistani immigrants live and there are a lot of nice restaurants, bars and shops.

However, the accent is on the shops. There is a huge variety of shops offering a lot of non-original staff. There is everything here from clothing to perfumes and they are all copies of some original brands or China-made look-alikes.

I don't exactly know how the are doing it, but one thing is sure. I bought a couple of things while there and I was surprised by the good quality of the things. You can get classy perfumes for less than $15 when the original starts at $50 or more. It's not the kind of elite shopping place but it's definitely worth a try.

Address:
Harwin Dr, Houston, TX, USA

Price:
Prices are very reasonable, actually quite cheap.

How to get there:
It's in the Southwestern part of Houston.

 
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