Downtown Dallas: Walking Around the Historic and Architectural Cornerstones

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 miles
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Duration 1h
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Get introduced to Dallas’s cityscape and history with your private in-app audio tour
  • See the exact place where President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963
  • Find out the urban response to the reputation loss upon the JFK murder
  • Get to know about Dallas's industrial past that fueled its architectural headway
  • Discover and experience the local Texan cowboy and pioneer culture
Welcome to Dallas, a Texan city commonly notorious for President John F. Kennedy's death that occurred downtown. Yet this self-guided audio tour lets you explore Dallas beyond the crime scene and plot. You will start the tour near the Old Red Museum, a symbol of the local heritage, and then get to the Dealey Plaza to see Dallas’s birthplace. The Union Station in the mid-1910s the railway's key role in the city's development. At the Pioneer Plaza, you will learn about the cattle drives of the 19th century and see the huge bronze rendition of the iconic Texas longhorns. The pyramid-like modernist City Hall building will give you an idea of Dallas's image reinvented after John F. Kennedy’s assassination. You will poke into the Central Library nearby, inspired by the same style, to contemplate one of the original copies of the Declaration of Independence, printed on July 4, 1776. Passing by the sublime Magnolia Hotel, you will notice the hallmark Pegasus sculpture on its roof that dominates the skyline. As you stroll further along Main Street, you will see a few more landmarks of note. Thanksgiving Square and Chapel, a spiraling structure that adorns it, will stand out from the skyscrapers and catch your eye. In the end, you will make it to the Sixth Floor Museum, near where the infamous presidential assassination happened in 1963. Join this tour and visualize how Dallas has changed from a pioneer settlement in the 1840s to today’s modern and thriving city!

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS navigation on your smartphone
  • Recommendation for a vantage point to view the City Hall Plaza and beyond
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • Tickets to museums – you can visit them on your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Dallas County Courthouse
Commerce Street, 600
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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