Houston SVG is the fourth largest city in the United States, the administrative center of Harris County in southeastern Texas. It is a major economic and business center of the country, also famous for its cultural life. After the famous Broadway in New York, there is the largest theater district in the U.S., which includes the Opera House, symphony hall and others.
Houston’s entertainment and sightseeing
The city’s calling card is the skyscraper district of Downtown. The most popular of which: JP-Morgan Chase Tower (305 metres), Wells-Fargo-Bank Plaza (302 metres) and Williams Tower (275 metres).
There is a theatre district in the city, which makes Houston one of the top five cities in the United States with permanent professional troupes. There are: Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Ellie Fieche Theater. There is also a Bayu Place entertainment complex with many restaurants, cinemas, squares and parks, as well as the Houston Verizon Wireless Theater and Angelika Film Center.
Texas is known for its cowboy traditions. You can see the Georgie Ranch (1984) and the Astrodom Stadium is a real rodeo.
Moreover, Houston boasts a museum district, which is located to the northwest of Hermann Park. It includes a museum of fine arts, a museum of nature and natural sciences with a butterfly centre in Cochrell, a museum of health and medicine, a museum of the Holocaust, a museum of modern art, a children’s museum, a museum of photography, a museum of weather, Houston Zoo and the nearby Menil Museum and Rothko Chapel Church. For the convenience of visitors, there are huge parking lots and a small electric train running in the area.