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Fort Worth Texas

The city of Fort Worth, Texas goes by many different names, including "Cowtown" and "Where the West Begins"; but it is also one of the most cultural cities in Texas. You might be interested to learn that the city was actually established in 1849 as a military camp and is the fifth-largest city in Texas today. Fort Worth is also the nineteenth largest city in the United States and is home to a large number of attractions that helps to prove that cities in Texas aren't just about oil!

If you're planning a trip to Fort Worth, you'll love the number of art and historical museums and galleries you'll find at your disposal. Pay a visit the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth which was established in 1892 and is the oldest art museum in Texas. Moreover, its permanent collection houses more than 2600 pieces of post-war art. Alternatively, the Kimbell Art Museum has an eclectic collection of art, with work from the likes of Caravaggio, Picasso, Matisse and Rembrandt. If you're more interested in browsing the work of American artists in Fort Worth, make a stop at the Amon Carter Museum, which is home to an excellent collection of works by Western artists, including Thomas Cole, Georgia O'Keefe and John Singer Sargent. The museum also houses a vast collection of over 30, 000 photographs....read more »


Ridgemar Mall

Here are the top seven reasons to visit Ridgemar Mall Fort Worth.

1. Ridgemar has the only Neiman Marcus in Fort Worth/Tarrant County;

2. Strolling minstrels in the food court (at least when I was there);

3. Family-friendly with play area & giant concrete tortoises spewing water into the fountain;

4. It's very convenient for west Fort Worth and cities west of Fort Worth, like Weatherford;

5. A lot of the stores grouped in districts by their specialties (Arts & Fashion District, Kid's District, and Sports District);

6. Shop and support a great charity - toss your loose change into one of the fountains. Ridgemar Fountain Foundation donates all fountain money to non-profit organizations;

7. Rave Motion Pictures - State-of-the-art stadium movie theater...read more »

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