Miami, Florida: Little Havana Self-Guided Walking Tour

See the major cultural and historic sites on the main strip of Calle Ocho.

Miami, Florida: Little Havana Self-Guided Walking Tour

Miami, Florida 33135, United States

Created By: M-DCPS

Tour Information

Check out some of the more popular cultural and historic sites along the main strip of Calle Ocho (8th Street).

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What You'll See on the Tour

Ball & Chain

Check out how this iconic bar got it's name:    
Azucar Ice Cream Company

Check out how this unique artisan ice cream parlor came to be:
Cubaocho Museum & Performing Arts Center

Check out this fascinating story about how this art work arrived from Cuba- a uniquely Miami story:  
The House of Costumes / La Casa De Los Trucos

Need a costume?  They have everything! 
Bay of Pigs Monument

Check out the multiple points of interest down Cuban Memorial Way.    Cuban Memorial Boulevard and Bay of Pigs Monument Southwest 13th Avenue between 8th and 12th streets This four-block boulevard off Calle Ocho has various monuments dedi... Read more
Coral Way K-8 Center

In 1936, during the Great Depression, the Public Works Administration (PWA) built this beautiful school with its expansive central courtyard. Artists working in the PWA art program created the exquisite tile work on the front of the buildin... Read more
Pedro Pan Manument (monument location is approximate- it's in front of Coral Way K-8)

Check out the monument dedicated to then Father Walsh (who was late named a Monsiguer)    Read the whole Pedro Pan story here:   ...
Walk of Fame

This segment of Calle Ocho has star-shaped plaques along the sidewalk to honor Hispanic artists such as Gloria Estefan and the late Celia Cruz.. See how many stars you know. 
Maximo Gomez Park- Domino Park

If you are in the mood to walk, you can get a good taste of Little Havana by starting at Domino Park. Named for Dominican-born General Máximo Gómez, who was Chief of the Cuban Liberation Army during the wars of independence against Spain,... Read more
Tower Theater

This historic theater, built in 1926 and transformed into an Art Deco gem by architect Robert Law Weed in 1931 for the Wometco Theater chain, was a popular neighborhood theater with its Saturday morning matinees and special events. The thea... Read more
El Exquisito

Final stop- El Exquisito- end your tour with a cafecito. 


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