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“Understanding the Miami Art Deco District” 5 of 5 stars
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Art Deco Private Walking Tour
10th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Flamingo / Lummus)
+1 305-814-4058
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Ranked #6 of 125 Activities in Miami Beach
Type: Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take the #1 walking tour in South Beach with the most popular tour guides in the district. Art Deco Tours, Inc., Will enlighten and entertain you with fascinating facts and stories. Two hours will fly by fast. Stroll along Ocean Drive and learn about the history, the unlikely hero who saved the Art Deco buildings, the role of Miami Vice and Hollywood and other pop culture. You'll admire the architecture from the outside and design & decor on the inside. No bumping elbows in a packed group. Daily small group tours (max 8-9 people) are offered several times a day. Or get the VIP treatment with a private tour with exclusive access to select buildings not permitted to large groups. Your guides will keep you engaged with lively conversation and trivia! Enrich your visit and learn about the culture, history and architecture of South Beach beyond the beaches!
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“Understanding the Miami Art Deco District”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

South Beach in Miami is a happening place. The Art Deco architecture would not seem to fit into the stereotypical beach scene, but here it really gives the area it's own character. Taking a tour explains how all of this came to be. I thought the Miami Design Preservation League tour was excellent. Our guide Jeff was smart, personable and extremely knowledgable. I recommend this tour.

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“What a Delightful and Informative Afternoon in Miami Beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed being part of a four person Art Deco tour of Miami Beach with John as our guide. We learned so much and loved being on rooftops of hotels, hearing the fascinating history of Miami Beach, and seeing the many aspects of Art Deco hotels.

John is an articulate, knowledgeable guide with tons of energy and a great sense of humor.
The time flew by and we learned a ton!
Keep up the great work!

Visited February 2013
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“Fun and Great Info”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

If you're staying in Miami, you've probably heard the term "Art Deco," but what does that really mean? Our tour guide, John, took us to some neat spots, taught us about art deco, and the history of Miami, while we had a lot of fun!

This tour is also a great intro to the area. John pointed out a few spots for us to check out later. We will definitely return to several places on the tour later in our stay, like the public roof top at the Palmer Hotel.

Visited March 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Best Tour!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I've been to Miami many times, have wandered the art deco hotels and really had no idea what it was all about... until this tour! Loved the insight John provided on the history of the area, the cocktails are tasty and the destinations are true gems. I highly recommend this as a unique view of SoBe!

Visited March 2013
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Amityville, New York
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“Art Deco Walking Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Marty was great! He was very patient, as traffic delayed us. He was very informative, and the group really enjoyed his stories. They even continued to speak of him, and his tour during the dinner, which means he left a great lasting impression on them! Thank you again, and if my events bring be back to south Florida, I'll be sure to let you know!
Thank you.

Visited February 2013
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