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.
Beer Can House
Beer Can House

222 Malone St
Houston, TX 77007   Directions

(713) 926-6368

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One man's obsession over 20 years has become a living work of art. The Beer Can House is covered with more than 50,000 beer cans of different varieties. What began as a hobby has bloomed into one of Houston's most popular tourist attractions. Tours are available on weekends.

Chapel of St. Basil
Chapel of St. Basil

3800 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006   Directions

(713) 942-5066

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Visit the Chapel of St. Basil, the chapel at the University of St. Thomas. Designed by renown architect Phillip Johnson, the chapel includes three functioning bells, a custom-built organ and an overall style reminiscent of historic European churches.

Glenwood Cemetery
Glenwood Cemetery

2525 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007   Directions

(713) 864-7886

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Visit the Glenwood Cemetery and note the famous Houstonians who are buried there. Well-known names include Howard Hughes, Col. T.S. Lubbock, members of the Rice family, four Governors, and more than 20 Houston mayors. 

Institute of Hispanic Culture
Institute of Hispanic Culture

3315 Sul Ross St
Houston, TX 77098   Directions

(713) 528-1492

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Learn about the the historical, linguistic, scientific and artistic influence of Hispanic culture in the United States at the Institute of Hispanic Culture. Events include Fridays at the Movies, Day of the Hispanic World and the Mexican Film Festival.

Orange Show Monument
Orange Show Monument

2402 Munger St
Houston, TX 77023   Directions

(713) 926-6368

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What rhymes with orange? Like the word, the Orange Show Monument is truly one of a kind. The folk-art piece of sculptural mazes and rooms was built single-handedly from 1956 until 1979 by Houston postal worker Jefferson Davis McKissack.

Penzey's Spices
Penzey's Spices

516 W 19th St
Houston, TX 77008   Directions

(713) 862-6777

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Come in and smell more than 250 spices and varieties for sale at Penzey's Spices. The cook's shopping paradise features spices, herbs, seasonings and special gift sets, too.

Project Row Houses
Project Row Houses

2521 Holman St
Houston, TX 77004   Directions

(713) 526-7662

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Discover the power of art at Project Row Houses, a community collaboration that has literally "sculpted" a neighborhood into an empowered area with art studios in row homes, exhibition residences, houses for young mothers and refurbished commercial spaces.

Rothko Chapel
Rothko Chapel

1409 Sul Ross St
Houston, TX 77006   Directions

(713) 524-9839

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Visit Houston's spiritual landmark, the Rothko Chapel, a sacred space open to all, every day, to inspire people to action through art and contemplation, to nurture reverence for the highest aspirations of humanity, and to provide a forum for global concerns. This non-denominational sanctuary is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, an honor awarded before the institution was fifty years old.

Sur La Table | Cooking Classes in Houston
Sur La Table | Cooking Classes in Houston

1996 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019   Directions

(713) 533-0400

Website, Cooking Classes in-store

Discover new culinary skills with a cooking class at Sur La Table. Try out your new-found talents at home since you'll be able to purchase items at the store for a discount when you sign up for classes.

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