10 Secret Things About Houston

Texas has its fair share of oddities, hidden in plain sight in our largest cities. Here are 10 interesting facts about Houston

1. There's a Quaker church in the Heights neighborhood.

2. Sam Houston wasn't the founder of the city, two entrepreneurs were. They did name it after him, though.

3. "Houston" was the first word spoken by Neil Armstrong on the moon.

4. The Houston Museum of Fine Arts is the largest art museum in the state.

5. Houstonians eat out more than residents of any other city.

6. The Astrodome is the first multi-use domed stadium in the entire world.

7. There is an underground tunnel system covering 95 city blocks.

8. The Houston Rodeo attracts a larger crowd than any rodeo in the world.

9. The breathtaking BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Temple is the first of its kind in the nation.

10. East Aurora

10. Austin isn't the only place to see bats - thousands emerge from underneath the Waugh Drive bridge every summer night.

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