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What Are Some Tourist Attractions in Dallas, Texas?

The Dallas World Aquarium has a three-toed sloth on display.
Greenville Avenue is known for its variety of nightclubs.
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Dallas, Texas is brimming with many diverse tourist attractions. From a world class aquarium to a trendy bar district, Dallas offers a wide range of experiences. Greenville Avenue, the Dallas Arboretum, Biblical Arts, the Dallas World Aquarium and the Museum of the American Railroad are just some of the many popular tourist attractions in Dallas.

Greenville Avenue is known for its variety of bars, eateries and nightclubs. Some establishments have live music, while others have screens with sports games. Most of the places are casual in style, but some are more formal. Greenville Avenue is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Dallas as the area is known for great shopping.

The Dallas Arboretum is set around White Rock Lake. The Arboretum has many different gardens such as the Boswell Family Garden, Jonsson Color Garden, Nancy's Garden and Pecan Grove. The Dallas Arboretum is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Dallas as it is wonderfully landscaped and has a gazebo, coves and peaceful paths. There is also a Spanish mansion with a sculpture garden at the Arboretum.

Biblical Arts has exhibits that relate to the people, locations and happenings in the Bible. Biblical Arts is non-denominational and has three permanent galleries of art as well as changing temporary displays. A large oil painting, the Miracle at Pentacost, contains over 200 figures from the Bible and the painting is presented with both sound and light effects, making it one of the most unique tourist attractions in Dallas.

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The Dallas World Aquarium has sea life from many different parts of the world such as the Solomon Islands, Japan, Sri Lanka, the Bahamas and Southern Australia. It is one of the most distinctive tourist attractions in Dallas as it has the only displayed three-toed sloth in the United States. The Dallas World Aquarium has a tunnel tank so that you can experience sea life all around you. Other animals such as primates and reptiles are also featured at the Aquarium.

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anon47836
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Dallas is so cool. i want to live there some day

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