Houston - Places to see
Space Center Houston
1601 Nasa Road 1
Houston, Texas 77058 3145
Tel: + 1 (281) 244 2100
Tel: 1 888 425 4753
This island is located fifty miles south of Houston and offers a variety of beaches, shoppings, restaurants and tourist attractions. the city has been badly damaged in september 2008 and is striving to recover quickly, but it will take some time.
Six Flags Astroworld
9001 Kirby Drive
Houston, Texas 77054 2503
Tel: + 1 (713) 799 1233/+ 1 (713) 790 1597
Six Flags is a very large amusement park. For Halloween (end October) they usually try to scare the visitors with haunted houses and spooky live shows.
23500 Franz. Road
Katy, TX 77493
FORBIDDEN GARDENS WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE FOR RESTRUCTURING.
Tel: 281 347 8000 (general information, voice mail) / 281 347 8096 (office). Office hours are 10am-3pm on weekdays.
Guided tours last approximately an hour depending on the size of the group. Forbidden Gardens will close in the event of inclement weather. Please call ahead to (281) 347-8000 if in doubt.
Dress comfortably with comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella or hat and sunscreen dependingon the weather, the Forbidden Gardens tour is mostly outdoors.
The park is wheelchair accessible and Forbidden Gardens has wheelchairs available in a first come first serve basis. Cameras are welcomed. No pets are allowed in the park with the exception of assistance animals. Forbidden Gardens is an outdoor museum replicating some of China's major historic scenes, from the first Emperor's amazing 6,000 piece terra-cotta army replicated in 1/3 scale to the intricately detailed miniatures of the famous Forbidden City in Beijing which served as palaces for nearly 500 years.