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“Travel back in time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33129 (Coconut Grove)
305-250-9133
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Ranked #4 of 88 Attractions in Miami
Type: Historic Sites, Art Museums, Gardens, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built in 1916 as a winter retreat, this lavish villa is a tribute to the Italian Renaissance. The museum contains much of the original furnishings and artwork, and is surrounded by lush, formal gardens.
Goodyear, Arizona
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“Travel back in time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

This mansion and grounds are a wonderful place to visit. You'll go back in time to when Miami was a long way from NY and Chicago and only the very rich could go there. Take the docent tour of the ground floor and then explore upstairs on your own.

Visited December 2012
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“Excellent as always”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Excellent as always. The gardens were beautiful. The house was exquisite, and we liked the videos about the site. Great value for money and for architecture buffs.

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Lots of outdoor and indoor walking. also a free tour guide. although it does cost to visit. stay as long as you like. a nice afternoon. history is here. free parking.

Visited May 2012
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“Very Enjoyable Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We really enjoyed visiting Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. The house is decorated with great taste and vision, the gardens are manicured, and the view from the house is priceless. The guided tour was very educational and as a bonus we had visitors in our group who came to visit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens from the Spanish province of Vizcaya.
We spent delightful 3 hours there taking in the grandeur of the place. Really beautiful!

Visited November 2012
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“Wow”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

It takes like 4 hours todo really enjoy the place, the best part Israel the outside, beautiful pictures with nature and the Ocean. Hightly recommended if you want to relax, the inside of the house is more ofrece the same

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