Hidden Treasures
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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe
Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe

2215 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

(214) 871-1362

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Visit the Cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, a Victorian Gothic cathedral that is being fully restored to its original splendor. The Shrine is the second largest congregation in the nation.

Freedman's Memorial
Freedman's Memorial

2525 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75204   Directions

(214) 670-3284

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Make the historical, emotional and spiritual connection at Freedman's Memorial, which sits on what was once the site of a graveyard for African Americans. The site was paved over to make way for the Central Expressway in the 1930s. Today it is a testament to the human spirit, with sculptures that stir the soul.

John F. Kennedy Memorial
John F. Kennedy Memorial

646 Main St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions

(214) 747-6660

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Visit Dealey Plaza and experience the quiet solitude of the John F. Kennedy Memorial. The 50-foot square, open-roofed, concrete-walled monument resembles an open tomb and was designed by family friend and noted architect Phillip Johnson. Designed to the specifications expressed by former First Lady Jacquelyn Kennedy Onassis, "John F. Kennedy" is inscribed on the black marble.

Millermore Mansion
Millermore Mansion

1515 S Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75215   Directions

(214) 421-5141

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Visit the Civil War-era Millermore Mansion, built in 1855 and completed when the war broke out. The building has been fully restored and decorated in the Antebellum style.

Pioneer Log Cabin
Pioneer Log Cabin

600 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions

(214) 670-3111

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Visit the replica Pioneer Log Cabin of Dallas founder John Neely Bryan, located In the Dallas County Historical Plaza on Commerce Street, just a block east of Dealey Plaza. Although a flood mostly destroyed the original in the late 1800s, the cabin stands less than a quarter mile from Bryan's original site.

Pioneer Plaza
Pioneer Plaza

650 S Griffin St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions

(214) 939-2750

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Step into the midst of a cattle drive, represented in a stunning bronze sculpture and open space called Pioneer Plaza. The park area features native trees, a flowing stream and bronze cattle being herded through the plaza. The 4-acre setting is located in front of the Dallas Convention Center.

Thanks-Giving Square
Thanks-Giving Square

1627 Pacific Ave
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

(214) 969-1977

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Participate in the ongoing, communal act of being thankful at Thanks-Giving Square. The public park in Dallas includes various sections such as the Court of All Nations, the Wall of Praise and a mosaic based on Norman Rockwell's "The Golden Rule."

Trammell Crow Center Sculpture Garden
Trammell Crow Center Sculpture Garden

2001 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions

(214) 979-6430

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A gorgeous plaza of gardens and sculptures surrounds the distinctive Trammell Crow Co. building in downtown Dallas. Pedestrians and art lovers can stroll the area for free, and enjoy works by famous European masters.

Western Heights Cemetery
Western Heights Cemetery

1617 Fort Worth Ave
Dallas, TX 75208   Directions

(214) 653-7011

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History buffs will appreciate the adventure of getting to the Western Heights Cemetery. You'll have to navigate through a sketchy part of town, but it's worth the trip to see the actual headstone and final resting place of Clyde Barrow, of "Bonnie and Clyde" infamy. Sometimes the gates are locked, sometime they aren't.

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