If you visit Miami be sure not to miss this . Great area with fantastic Art Deco buildings . All have been very nicely restored . This is the best of Miami .
South Beach and the Art Deco District are without any doubt the most beautiful and interesting quarters in the whole Miami area. It’s where all the action takes place: at day time, tourists can enjoy the great architecture and the marvellous beaches and at night, there is so much entertainment in the numerous cafes and restaurants. Miami is the gateway... More
Be prepared for some crazy sights and sounds. Oh, and you WILL spend more money than you expected...
I had a visitor from Poland and she wanted to do the Art Deco Tour so we stopped in the Art Deco Tour Office (which is an experience in itself), where they provide you a map, and send you on your way. We started just before sunset & finished up around 10, mostly because we stopped for expresso at Leows,,,my... More
The Official Art Deco tour sponsored by the Welcome Center was worth the 20 bucks. Our guide was entertaining, informative and appeared knowledgeable. He was a volunteer with the Miami Design Preservation League (a non-profit organization devoted to preserving, protecting, and promoting the cultural, social, economic, environmental and architectural integrity of the Miami Beach Architectural Historic District.) He did point... More
The buildings are spectacular. I took a walking our of the area so it made it come alive. The restaurants and night life can't be beat. There is a rhythm about this area that just vibrates. Definitely do a local tour and then hang out. I had been there around 15 years ago and it was not at all like... More
Honestly, they hype it up too much. It looks like just an old area from an old Era,..I don't think it is worth rushing too,...you will just come across it as you explore the whole area.
The official Art Deco walking tour was extremely informative. Not only was our guide, Pamela, full of interesting facts and trivia but she was very sensitive to the needs of her group. Anyone interested in the history and or the architecture of the area will love the tour.
This is a nice district in the southern part of Miami Beach, built from 1920s on, where some artist decided to move. Some nice buildings, some famous ones (like Versace's "the villa"), some others that you find in many Miami Beache's pictures...but that's all. If you live in a place where you breath history in each corner you will feel... More
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