Brickell City Centre

#12 in Best Things To Do in Miami
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Key Info

701 S Miami Ave

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Cafes, Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
4.0

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  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Food Scene
  • 4.0Atmosphere

From its position in the heart of downtown Miami, Brickell City Centre helps pump style through the trendy city's veins. The open complex spans three city blocks and four stories, housing roughly 100 different retail, restaurant and cinema options for visitors to pass the time. Despite being an open area, the Climate Ribbon installation that towers over the outdoor walkways works to lower the temperatures while maintaining Miami's glamorous style. Because of this, many reviewers said it's a nice place to go for a stroll.

The complex offers almost exclusively high-end stores, which means that window-shopping may be the only option for some travelers. Despite the price restrictions, you don't have to spend money to enjoy the Brickell City Centre. Many recent visitors recommend simply exploring the attractive space. The area's culinary options also receive praise from recent travelers, especially the Italian-inspired Casa Tua.

The Brickell City Centre is open from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, though the restaurant and theater hours vary. The Eighth Street Station of the Metromover and the Brickell Metrorail Station sandwich the complex, making it easily accessible through public transit. To learn more, visit the center's website.

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