Houston, the largest city of Texas, houses multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-ethnic people. The large and growing population is the reason behind its wide diversity of entertainment, sports and games, plush restaurants, types of art and culture to draw in local as well as international crowds. Museums, parks, galleries, operas or civic centers are impressive and appealing tourist spots. Annual festivals and events reflect Houston's diverse culture and rich heritage. Although being the Energy Capital of the world, Houston is also known for its environmental consciousness. The presence of almost all major sports like tennis, bowling, and racing proves its multi-dimension.
The largest Livestock Show and Rodeo of the world happen in Houston from late February to early March. Other annual events that are world-famous and popular are Pride Parade, Greek Festival, Art Car Parade, and Bayou City Art Festival.
Located downtown, the Theatre District comprises performance halls like Houston Grand Opera, The Alley Theatre, Houston Symphony Orchestra, which are popular hubs for exhibitions, concerts, shows, and other similar interests.
The Museum District is well-admired for The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Natural Sciences, Contemporary Arts Museum, and Houston Zoo. In close proximity to this district, there are located The Menil Collection, Rothko Chapel and Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum. Aurora Picture Show or Bayou Bend depicts the city's environment-friendliness.
Bayou Place and Hermann Park have lots of tourist attractions and recreation facilities. Angelika Film Center upholds different art, foreign and independent films. There are around 337 beautiful parks in Houston which include Tranquility Park, Sam Houston Park, Discovery Green, Terry Hershey Park and likewise. Space Center displays moon rocks and other important NASA presentations and space flight programs. Tourists can enjoy nature trails - forest, ponds, wetlands, and meadow habitats in Houston Arboretum and Nature Center.
The restaurants in Houston offer myriad, delicious and excellent food for their diners. Ruth's Chris Steak House, Cascadas, Le Mistral, Neo Houston, proffer a wide variety ranging from seafood to barbecue. Besides food, Houston luxury hotels like Magnolia or Icon provide excellent quality services to their valued customers. Nightlife in Houston is bright and vibrant in the best bars and clubs, like Brasil, Bronx Bar or CatBirds.
Sports and events in Houston take place in Hofheinz Pavilion, Reliant Astrodome, Reliant Stadium, Reliant Arena, Rice Stadium and Robertson Stadium. The Grand Prix, the Super Bowl, LPGA Tour Championship are worth seeing!
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