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Dallas is located in North Texas. The Metroplex is the most populated area in Texas. The City of Dallas by itself is the third most populated in the state behind Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines, and also it is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States.

Located in the north central part of the state, Dallas is a prominent city in Texas and is one of the most populated metropolitan areas in the United States of America. The business reputation of Dallas rose from its historical status as the center for cotton and oil industries. It was also positioned among numerous railroads. It is best to visit Dallas during the spring or autumn, because summer in this city can get uncomfortably hot. The mild spring temperatures give rise to vibrant and blooming wildflowers.

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Currency in Dallas

Major credit and debit cards are accepted here. No other currency than US dollar is accepted here. One can carry almost any currency and it can be easily exchanged.

Exchanging Money in Dallas

There are various currency exchange booths in the city whereas ATM's can also be used for exchange. Try to use true bank ATM's rather than the little ones at convenience stores.

Daily Budget for Dallas

Daily budget can range from USD 20 to USD 100 depending upon your type of travel. Daily budget travel can be around USD 20-25 whereas luxury travel can be around USD 100.

Religion of Dallas

Only 62% of people in Dallas are religious. Most of the people who are religious in Dallas are Catholic, whereas the second major religion is Christianity.

Dallas Customs

There are no such different etiquettes to be followed in Dallas, visitors can follow the common customs and etiquettes that are followed in the rest of America. Polite and friendly nature is accepted open-heartedly.

Language of Dallas

English is the most common language in Dallas City. People speak and understand english in large number. However, there are many more languages that locals of the city speak like - Urdu, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean.

History of Dallas

The city was founded by John Neely Bryan, who settled on the east bank of the Trinity near a natural ford in November 1841. The city is on the Trinity River, in the center of Dallas County in North Central Texas. Dallas became a service center for the rural area surrounding it. By the 1850s, it had dry goods stores, groceries, a drugstore, an insurance agency, a boot and shoe shop, brickyards, and saddle shops, as well as a weekly newspaper. After the war, freed slaves flocked to Dallas in search of jobs and settled in freedmen's towns on the periphery of the city. The religious composition of the city has changed considerably over the years. Early Protestant settlers looked to traveling missionaries for religious services. Sporting events and teams in Dallas have their roots in the nineteenth century, when horse racing was popular enough to support a Dallas Jockey Club, founded in 1869.

Nightlife in Dallas

Bars, casinos, nightclubs/pubs are the famous night events to enjoy when in Dallas City. House of Blues, Trees, Candleroom, The Bombfactory are the top nightclubs of the city. Although there is only one casino in the city in Choctaw Casino Resort. There are few bars to mention, Masque, Topgolf Allien, Citizen, Dave & Buster's Dallas.

Shopping in Dallas

Dallas is a city with B5many shopping centres. You may find plenty of places to shop from, ranging from neighbourhood shops to great malls/centres. The city's Uptown's Downtown, the West Village, Northpark Centre, Highland Park Village, Galleria Dallas, Grapevine Mills+B34 are places that offer great surroundings to shop and dine.

Restaurants and Local Food in Dallas

Chicken fried steak (Dredging in flour and pan-frying, then smothering it with cream gravy made from the drippings) is one of the dishes which is loved by Texans and do not get a Texan started on who makes the best Barbecue. Texans generally apply spice rubs and perhaps a last-minute mop, but purists donêt add sauce. Chili and Fried Okra are also in their favourite list.
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