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Art Deco Historic District

Miami Beach, FL (City Center)
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As featured in 3 days in Miami Beach
Ranked #7 of 47 attractions in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Historic Walking Areas, Architectural Buildings
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: An area of Miami Beach noted for its concentration of over 800 Art Deco buildings all within one square mile. Consider joining the walking tour which... more » Owner description: An area of Miami Beach noted for its concentration of over 800 Art Deco buildings all within one square mile. Consider joining the walking tour which takes you past the white- and pastel-colored stucco buildings beautifully restored to their former splendor thanks to the Miami Design Preservation League. « less
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Virum, Denmark
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Perfect place for a stroll - on the action-packed sidewalk in between the cocktails or on the other side of Ocean Boulevard, in the shady park with a great view of the Art Deco facades (a must-see at night!). We were lucky to experience the July 4 fireworks on the beach - good stuff in a very relaxed family-like atmosphere.

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Absolutely beautiful area in south beach miami. We don't know much about architecture but appreciated the beautiful hotels.

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Bronx
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I like the Norman Bel Geddes Exhibit and the 100 year anniversary of the Panama Canal. Museum is free on Fridays from 6pm - 9pm

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Clifton, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Colorful, Artsier and old hotels restored. this is a must see. lots of shopping like any vacation spot. a mixture of high end retail shops and the normal souvenir shops. all with in walking distance.

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

nice walk in a well maintained and clean area of town with lots of pubs and restaurant. Music plays everywhere. Recommended for day-time and in the evening!

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Landgraaf, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The whole athmosphere is quit nice. A lot of space to sit down and enjoy your meal or drinks. It's very nice to sit somewhere on the terrace and look at the nice, beautiful, one of a kind 😉, people walking by! I had a great time there! The combination with the old buildings makes it worth while.

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philadelphia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Walk around and get ripped off nothing to do unless you are just partying and have a lot of money. Nothing for a family to do. A lot of people dress like they are hot but they are not.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

You can spend an entire day here without spending a dime just by walking around, people watching, sitting on the beach or just strolling the streets admiring the architecture. Or, you can dine at super expensive restaurants paying $5+ for a bottle of flat water. Tons of things to do,free live entertainment at almost every restaurant on the beach. Rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is great to view the buildings (and some of the cars) in the Art Deco district. We just wandered through, enjoyed the atmosphere. I would recomend walking down the beach side of the road, you get a better view of the buildings and are away from all the tourist shops and bars trying to get you to buy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The heart of Miami Beach. Alot is located there. You almost takeit for granted, and dont think of it as : Arts Deco District.

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