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Coral Castle in Florida - An Amazing Sight, Miami, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 23.3mi
Anonymous's pictureby Anonymous Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 16th of August, 2010
Making a tour of Florida, we visited Coral Castle in Miami, because we heard so much about it. Seeing some pictures about the place I wasn’t impressed so much. When we arrived, however, the sight was more beautiful than I’ve expected.

The whole castle resembled somewhat the ruins of traditional castles except it had a more tropical feeling. There were palm trees here and there, beautiful pink flower bushes, plants and greenery you see only in Mediterranean areas. It was beautiful. Walking through the huge coral blocks from which some looked like benches around a table, armchairs, or a coffee table, you had the feeling you were walking in an underwater apartment!  It had a somewhat modern design, but still a kind of Stone Age feeling. It makes you think of Bedrock and the Flintstones! :)

Anyway, I recommend Coral Castle to all those who would like to see interesting sights, or get a glimpse of how an underwater or a Bedrock apartment with modern design would look like.

Address:
28655 South Dixie Highway
Miami, FL 33033


Price:
Adults: $9.75

Opening Hours:
Opens daily at 8 am

 
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