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Culture of Tampa. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Downtown Tampa from Harbor Island at sunset The most famous landmark is the Museus of Science and Industry (MOSI); it is the most extensive research institution in the southeastern region of the country. There are more than four and a half hundreds of interactive exhibits in the museum allowing guests to expand their horizons significantly and to learn a lot of interesting facts about the world. Assault fighter management features, the most complicated heart operation, the power of natural elements and the diversity of inhabitants of the planet - these are just a few interesting topics covered by the exposition. The museum houses a modern movie theater regularly broadcasting non-fiction films and a planetarium.
The third largest city in Florida, Tampa is located on the coast of Tampa Bay Gulf. Tampa was added to the territory of the United States in the middle of the 19th century. Even at that time … Open
Travelers who are fond of art and culture of the past centuries would find interesting to visit the Tampa Museum of Art. In addition to a huge collection of pictures, it houses a vast collection of antiquities dating back to periods of ancient Greece and Rome. The museum regularly hosts interesting exhibitions and lectures, as well as educational activities for younger guests.
In the city center on the river bank there is the Museum of Henry B. Plant. It was named after the outstanding transport magnate, who has been closely involved in the development of the economy and constructing the city. Beautiful palace in the Moorish style, which is home to the Museum, was also built under the direct guidance of Plant. Now a part of the historic building houses the University of Tampa. The museum's collection is very diverse and includes works of art, antique furniture, historical artifacts and jewelry. Copyright
Tampa offers more than a thousand dining places to its visitors. Modest bistro with a simple and affordable menu, an abundance of luxury gourmet restaurants and cozy bars ideal for relaxing … Open
In the late 19th century, Ybor City museum and park complex was found in Tampa; its main task was to acquaint everyone with features of the cigar industry. Ybor City is one of the most attractive landmarks for many travelers. Its territory has a lot of entertainment options. Ybor City Cigar Museum and the Ybor City State Museum, which introduces the history and culture of local people, are situated here. As for the outstanding architectural monuments, then it is worth to mention the Sunshine Skyway Bridge connecting Tampa with St. Petersburg and featuring an incredible view.
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Where: 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 223 4250;
Ybor City
Where: 1600 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 241 8838;
Ford Amphitheatre
Where: 4802 US 301 N, Tampa, FL 33610, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 740 2446;
Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center
Where: 1010 NW C MacInnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 222 1000;
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Where: 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33759, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 791 1400;
American Stage
Where: 211 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 823 7529;
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Where: 5223 North Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610, Tampa; Telephone: +1 866 502 7529;
Lowry Park Zoo
Where: 1101 West Sligh Ave, Tampa, FL 33604, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 935 8552;
Busch Gardens
Where: 3000 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33612, Tampa; Telephone: +1 888 800 5447;
Adventure Island
Where: 10001 N McKinley Dr, Tampa, FL 33612, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 987 5660;
Derby Lane
Where: 10490 Gandy Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33702, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 812 3339;
Tampa Bay Downs
Where: 11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL 33626, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 855 4401;
Florida Aquarium
Where: 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, Tampa; Telephone: +1 813 273 4000;
The Pier
Where: 800 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 821 6451;
Salvador Dali Museum
Where: 1000 3rd St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 823 2767;
Sponge Docks
Where: 793 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689, Tampa;
Museum of Fine Arts
Where: 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 896 2667;
Florida Holocaust Museum
Where: 55 5th St S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, Tampa; Telephone: +1 727 820 0100;
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Tampa

Culture guide to Tampa. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Tampa: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Tampa. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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