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“Terrific crash course on South Beach architecture and history”
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Art Deco Tours
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$35.00*
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Art Deco Walking Tour
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Fee: Yes
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 Hollywood and the mob. You'll learn and admire the architecture from the outside and design & decor on the inside. You will become experts in Art Deco by the end of the tour! Daily small group tours (max 8-9 people) are offered several times a day, for that personal engagement and VIP access to select buildings not permitted to large groups. Enrich your visit and learn about the culture, history and architecture of South Beach beyond the beaches! Price starts at $30 per person. Private tours also available any day or time. We also offer LITTLE HAVANA TOURS. Be sure to click the link for our web-site to learn about all our tours.
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Reviewed January 26, 2013

My wife and I had a great time on our Art Deco Walking Tour. Neither of us had ever been to South Beach before and we found this to be a great way to quickly get a deeper feel for the place, the architecture and the history. Our guide, John, did a great job telling us the stories with both humor and intrigue. On top of knowing his stuff cold, he's also a really great, interesting guy. I strongly recommend the walk to anyone who wants to know more about South Beach in a fun and interesting format.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Went on this tour during the winter and was not disappointed. The guide packed our day with anecdotes and facts and we got access to all manner of rooftops, lounges, and great art deco sights. Would probably do again next time I'm in town. Entertaining and educational.

Thank benoc617
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

My family and I really enjoyed our walking tour. We have family living in the Miami area and thought we knew alot about the Art Deco Buildings. Well... Robert was our tour guide and we really learned quite a bit more than we expected. We paid alittle extra for a private tour that included just our family and it was worth it. Highly recommend the tour for anyone interested in understanding the history of the South Beach Area!

Thank LeslieAtlanta
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

A very interesting way to see SoBe and to learn about its culture, heritage and history and at £60, fairly priced.
Our host, John, was interesting, attentive, lived-in and liked the right whisky!
We gained access to places we would not have seen and had drinks we wouldn't have tried although the 'slush puppies' in the Clevelander didn't does us, our host or the stunning view justice!!
My only (slight) issue is that we were not told we were the only couple on the tour, this obviously stopped us meeting fellow 'tourists' but put an emphasis on us to be 100% involved 100% of the time and as honeymooners a bit less full-on would have been welcome!

Thank crashball
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Reviewed January 19, 2013

This tour was well planned and very organized. I communicated with Christine, the owner, by text and email, it was very easy. Our guide, a musician, was funny and really good with people. Not only did we learned a ton about Art Deco but came away with a great appreciation for the history of the area. After the tour we took notice of the buildings on the island more and it really added to our trip experience....highly recommend.

Thank cruiser2121
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