Official language: English
Time zone: UTC-5 (summer), UTC-6 (winter)
Currency: United States dollar (USD)
Near Pioneer Plaza you will encounter an unique monument – a few dozens of cows and bulls made of bronze. Installation was made to commemorate roundups of cattle and cowboys who used to rule the city.
Dallas, as most of American cities, can’t boast of any historic architecture. You will find some charming buildings from the verge of the 19th and 20th century near Swiss Avenue.
In the eastern part of the city there is an Arboretum and a Botanical Garden with gardens in different styles. It all started with a vast, flower garden in Spanish style, that belonged to one of citizens.
Start sightseeing the city from a visit in Reunion Tower, a huge view tower, which looks like a giant ball put on a thin as needle leg. From terrace there is a breath taking view for the whole panorama of Dallas. We highly recommend a visit after twilight, when city lights mirror in numerous skyscrapers from steel and glass.
In Dallas even visiting a museum can be quite an adventure. In the Museum of Art you will not only see more than 20 thousand pieces of American and European painters, but you will also be able to witness how conservators of art pieces’ work looks like and you will get to know the newest techniques of renovation. Kids will be delighted in visit at the Museum of Science and Nature Perot, which is operating since 1936. Every day educational classes are taking place there. Do you want to see how life used to look like in the American village and touch objects, which were used by Dallas citizens at the end of the 19th century? Step by Dallas Heritage Village.
It was in Dallas, where president John Kennedy was assassinated. Americans can made tourist attraction even out of such an unpleasant event. There is a park and a museum dedicated to the ex-president. Six Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is located in the same building, from which sniper shot to Kennedy.
One of the oldest buildings in the city is erected in 1902 cathedral Santuario de Guadalupe, a Victorian, made of brick sanctuary, which preserved its original construction to this day. There are social meetings, educational classes for adults and charity events for those in need taking place in the cathedral nowadays.
American cuisine in its best version? Step by Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill at 5000 Belt Line Rd Ste 775. Operating since many years restaurant has gained reputation of culinary showcase of Dallas. Apart from perfect steaks and vegetarian dishes, you will be surprised by lovely, home vibe.
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