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Right in the heart of Miami is an area that is from a Cuban storybook. Here in "Little Havana", you can find hand-rolled cigars, fruiterias, meat markets, herbal stores and windows with cafecitos for only 25 cents. Although Miami is new, as far as cities are concerned, you can walk from downtown with all of its art deco high rises right into old-time Cuba. On 8th Street (or Calle Ocho) between 12th and 27th Avenues lies a time warp into another reality.

Photo courtesy Greater Miami Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Comments
December 16, 2006 at 10:04 pm
(1) RANDOLPH PARKS says:

PLEASE DO NOT GLAMORIZE THIS FILTHY DISGUSTING PLACE-IT LEAVES TOURISTS LIKE ME HORRIFIED.

January 25, 2009 at 1:34 pm
(2) Jason says:

while certain parts of miami are nice…designer district is definitely not…it’s a crackhead neighborhood along with downtown which is crappy also.

May 18, 2010 at 4:55 pm
(3) angie says:

All places have bad areas, maybe you need to research more on Miami or other places before visiting. Miami is beautiful

May 27, 2012 at 6:42 am
(4) Renii says:

Depending on the time of day, traffic here goes from bad to worse. There are a lot of rude, imtnipeat drivers. There are a ton of immigrants that learned to drive in other countries (Cuba, Haiti, etc) that haven’t adjusted to driving on American roads. There are a ton of elderly people driving that shouldn’t be I heard on the radio the other day that NY had beaten Miami as the city with the angriest drivers this year. We had held the top spot for like the past 3 years or something Rush hour is pretty bad. I would avoid being on the road from 8:30-10 am and from 4-7 pm. I’ve never been to Boston, so I can’t really compare. (I imagine it’s bad in any major city though.) As for the downtown area, the majority of the tall buildings are condominiums. Outside of the downtown area and the beach, there are virtually no multi-story buildings lol. Miami is an interesting place with an international flair. There’s a lot to do in terms of nightlife, dinning, and shopping. It’s also within driving distance of the Keys, Orlando, and a short flight to anywhere in the Caribbean.

May 8, 2014 at 1:56 am
(5) Yak says:

This part of town is world famous for it’s seemingly endless reserves of phat ass Latina sluts.

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