The City of Miami - Greater Miami

General Information

  • LOCATION: South-East Coast U.S.A.
  • POPULATION: 2,591,035 (Miani-Dade)
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: English
  • CURRENCY: USD $
  • WEATHER: Tropical Climate
  • PUBBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Metrobus, Metrorail e Metromover

Public transportation Miami

METROBUS: Bus service is guaranteed 365 days a year and 24 hours a day. It serves all of the popular areas of Greater Miami connecting Miami International Airport and the beaches. It is also conveniently connected with Metrorail stops. The lines which travel the streets of Miami Beach, including the famous Collins Avenue and Indian Creek Road, are excellent for getting between the northern areas of Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles and the areas in South Beach.

METRORAIL: this rapid transit system with more than 22 stations, connects the areas of South Miami, Coral Gables, Downtown and the Civic Center Area in just a few minutes. It runs every day from 5:00 a.m. to midnight. It is conveniently connected with the Brickell and Government Center Metromover stops.

METROMOVER: this is an electric, operator-less elevated shuttle, which serves the areas of Downtown, Brickell and Omni with more than 20 stations situated approximately every other block. It is conveniently connected with the Metrobus and Metrorail lines. Service is frequent from 5 in the morning to midnight and it has recently become a tourist attraction due to its elevated position which offers a different view of Downtown and Biscayne Bay.

SOUTH BEACH LOCAL: for just 25 cents this gives you the possibility of wandering around all of South Beach. Used by both locals and visitors it travels in the heart of the Art Deco District with stops near more than 20 sights. It travels over Washington Street and West Avenue from the north and 17th Street (Convention Center) to South Pointe Park; it runs from Monday to Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. There is a route map and useful information at each stop.


Greater Miami

To be able to love and appreciate the "Greater Miami" we must first understand that embraces at least three major different areas, each of which is capable of making an unforgettable time spent exploring the different cultures: Latin, Caribbean, making it the capital of the north the Latin world.

The City of Miami, directly on the coast, includes the main areas of Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables.

The City of Miami Beach, located on the island in front of Miami is connected to the coast by several bridges and divides in North Miami Beach and South Beach.

NORTH MIAMI BEACH extends from the 50th to the residential center of Bal Harbour but are now considered part of North Miami Beach even the most extreme points of Sunny Isles and Aventura. is the luxury residential area, where there are some exclusive resort ideal for those seeking peace and privacy. Great restaurants and shopping centers of high quality. Public and private transportation make it easy and fast connection between North and South Beach.

SOUTH BEACH famous for its Art Deco District that extends from 20th Street south to the tip. In the thirties became the meeting point of Glamour of Hollywood, is now considered one of the best 10 beaches in the world for amusement sun and sea, and one of the meeting of the international jet set. Shopping, entertainment, restaurants, nightclubs, and a beautiful beach. Do not miss the Botanical Garden, Holocaust Memorial, Linconl Road, Row Hotel, Ocean Drive, Art Deco District Tour, Casa Casuarina, Espanola Way, Miami Beach Marina and South Pointe Park. South Beach also offers four small but important museums, The Bass Museum, the World Erotic Art Museum, The Wolfsonian-FIU, Jewish Museum of Florida.

Monuments & Landmarks





For a full list of Monuments, Landmarks and Attractions please visit our Attractions List
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