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Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park

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Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Park
Ranked #14 in Houston things to do
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2800 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
(713) 850 8841
http://www.uptown-houston.com/news/page/water-wall-park
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The Williams Water Wall in the uptown district of Houston is a unique structure attracting resident and tourist alike. The semi-circular structure is a 6 story tall water fountain that is a welcome ... Read more
oasis in the hot Texas heat. The surrounding park is lush and green making it the perfect setting for a family picnic. The fountain itself is connected to a 64 story water tower and surrounded by 118 live oak trees. The Water Wall offers a beautiful retreat from the surrounding city whither you just need a peaceful place to clear your head or somewhere to cool off.

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Victorville

Beautiful. Scenic. Relaxing. Cleansing. Inside the waterfall pulls you in. Try it.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

While not much is here i terms of excitement, this is one of Houston's icons. Come for a great selfie and relax on the lawn for some Sun. I recommend parking in the Nordstrom garage at the Galleria and walking over.

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Local from Houston, Texas

Just took a few pictures then went somewhere else. It's a great waterfall creation just don't get too close to it or you'll get wet. Bring your tripod. Selfie sticks just don't capture the entire view.

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Local from Houston, Texas

I've been here at night and early mornings before the Galleria opens up. It's peaceful and a beautiful scene.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

If you are a musician and creative like me you are always looking for a photo opportunity lol This place was beautiful because of it's simplicity and sound. Hearing the water falling and feeling the mist on your skin especially at night can lead to a bomb photo for your IG page or just a time of deep thought.

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Local from Houston, Texas

Located by the Galleria, this powerful wall of water is amazing. It reminds you of the power of water and is a chosen spot around town for photo opts. I guess in Houston its the closest thing that we have to Niagara Falls!!

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Local from Houston

So peaceful, if yo you are looking for a quiet get away come early in the morning before 10 on a weekday then I guarantee that most likely you'll be alone and all you can hear is the water.

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Burns, Kansas
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Located adjacent to The Galleria, the Water Wall is a towering work of art that inspires hearts.

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Be on the lookout for love - this is one of the city’s most popular places for proposals and weddings.

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Designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, the multi-story structure was built to be a "horseshoe of rushing water" opposite the Williams (formerly Transco) Tower. This beautiful fountain is 64 feet tall and sits among 118 oak trees.

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Orlando, Florida, USA

The waterwall is a unique attraction. With a large grass area in front for you to play/run around or picnic at. Lots of benches.

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Denver, Colorado, USA

The Water Wall, next to the William's tower is a beautiful place to visit. It's next to a green esplanade where a lot of people rest and have picnics. The waterfall is difficult to describe, but being inside it is a fantastic experience. It's one of Houston's icons and it's well deserved. Really nice site.

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Austin, Texas, USA

It's a great place to see, just a huge man-made waterfall. There are spots around to picnic. An iconic Houston landmark.

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Just a few minutes from the house, head straight up S. Rice. It's fun to take a picnic and sit in the grass to enjoy the scenery. Bring balls for the kids to enjoy too!

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Local from Houston, Texas, USA

A must-see in Houston. The waterwall can get a bit crowded, especially during prom season when students line up to have their formal photos taken with the dramatic background, but it's worth the quick stop on your way to or from shopping at the Galleria to check out this impressive park feature.

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Shenzhen, China

I'm the only person there ...viewing this great water wall.behind the block you'll find Macy and Galleria.shopping mall

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One of the few things that Houston can claim as it's own to provide it some chops as a legitimate tourist destination.

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Mountain View, California

Don't miss this specular water wall , just outside of the galleria. just amazing from both sides.

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San Antonio, Texas

This water wall is located right next to the Galleria near the Williams Tower which use to be called the Transco Tower. This is a wonderful sight to see when the water is turned on. It feels like a miniature size Niagara falls. This picturesque scene is often taken advantage by photographers for wedding and other occasions. You can park in the Galleria Parking lot garage and walk over. At night this turns into a romantic spot where you can find horse carriages.

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Cypress, Texas, USA

In my opinion, this place is one of the best outdoor art/architecture displays in Houston. It is definitely worth a stop if you are anywhere nearby. Just a short walk from the Galleria, it is a fantastic place to walk in and through.

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Wauconda

Beautiful site to stop and see if you're in the area

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Get place to take pictures!

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