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Ybor City, Tampa

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A former industrial city of factories where immigrant workers rolled millions of cigars per year, Ybor City embraces its heritage. Take a guided tour to learn about the town's history, culture, and architecture, or to hear legends about ghosts, mafia, and mysterious secret alleyways. You can go shopping and tour museums and galleries, or study the architectural features of the area. Choose among many classic, international, and eclectic venues for nightlife. The visitor center, at the heart of the city, has maps, information, and local news. Use our Tampa online travel route builder to visit Ybor City on your trip to Tampa, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 4, 2017
    As a young girl I walked through Ybor City on my way to West Tampa and am saddened to state that the place of my childhood has now turned into a Mardi style bar hopping not so clean and not so safe pl...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    A street with historic buildings, great bars, unusual shops, and great happy hour deals. There seems to be a shift as a lot of Cuban restaurants have left the area and are being replaced by bars and c...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Cute little quaint town, reminds me of Boys Town back home in Chicago (lgbt friendly). Lots of good food to choose from. Hand-rolled cigar shops where you can watch them being rolled. Oh!! And apparen...  more »

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