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Ybor City

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1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
3.2scorecard
  • 5.0Value
  • 3.0Food Scene
  • 3.0Atmosphere

Pronounced ee-bore, this northeast enclave of Tampa was once a hotbed for coffee manufacturing and hand-rolled cigars  factory workers would roll millions of them annually. Now it’s a mash of old and new; the vibrating bars and pubs represent the modern city; the brick streets and historic streetcar serve as a tribute to the neighborhood's past. Recent visitors were divided on when to visit: some said the nighttime entertainment is the most interesting feature of Ybor City, while others recommended stopping by during the day for delicious, authentic Cuban food and an amazing selection of cigars. 

Whenever you decide to pay a visit to Tampa's National Historic Landmark District, you'll have several ways to get there. You can hop on the TECO Line Streetcar, which services downtown Tampa and stops directly in Ybor City, or you can ride the HART bus No. 12. If you decide to take your own set of wheels, you'll find plenty of parking. To learn more about the neighborhood and to see a list of upcoming events, visit the Ybor City website.

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