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“Great history of South Beach and Art Deco Design”
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Art Deco Tours
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$35.00*
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Miami South Beach Art Deco Walking Tour
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Reviewed March 21, 2013

Our family recently enjoyed a tour with Robert. He provided a great overall historical review of the area from its early beginnings through to today as well as showcasing many great examples of the art deco architectural style. I particularly enjoyed the access to roof top patios and lobby areas that you normally wouldn't see if you were sightseeing on your own. I learned a lot about the area that I wouldn't otherwise have known. Thanks to Robert for a great tour!

1  Thank Heather C
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Highly recommended for both visitors and locals. Reasonable price and good value.
Robert, our own personal guide (only 2 of us on this tour) is professional, knowledgeable, and personable and an enthusiastic supporter of Miami Beach. During our 2+ hour walk Robert provided general as well as interesting little details about the buildings that we viewed. Most buildings were observed from the street, but we entered several hotel and business lobbies, where Robert obviously was well-known and liked. The area views from 2 rooftops were especially helpful. Although the emphasis was architecture, Robert provided a lot of social history of Miami Beach, which gave context to the overall tour.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

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.

2  Thank Gary W
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

To make this trip a hit you have to be or easely able to reach the same level of humour as the guide.
In our case it was so easy,, we had so much to share and the whole trip was more than worth a 5 star review!
I could easely do this again,, maybe with my son when he gets a chance to enter the film movies after he wins the closeby fitnesschallenge,,, remember?
If you have any suggestions,, give me a mail,,
Back to the review,, the guide was really educated, the trip was well worth the money and Im sure we will make this one again even if we are a couple of miles away from Miami!!
The way you took care of my wife on her anniversery trip and the way you was able to take notice of all 4 of us during the hours we walk/sat down/talked showes up a very proffesional way to handle this buisness,,
You really deserve to be honored as the star you showed up to be!


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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Loved the Art Deco cocktail tour! Great host, yummy cocktails and loved learning about all the beautiful hotels in South Beach... Highly recommended. Good value for money & a great way to experience, rather than just look at all the beautiful Art Deco buildings -thanks to John our host for an enjoyable afternoon.

Thank Travelprincess1234
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