TAMPA PLACES TO VISIT
The Tampa city is situated on an inlet reaching far into the west coast of Florida. The city is the economical hub of Western Florida. Tampa has high area of office blocks but also the city is eminent for its historic background.
A 335 acres African themed adventure park featuring thrill rides, live music, craft performances and a multitude of exotic animals in natural habitat settings makes it a must see place. Busch Gardens is a ranked among the most visited places in Tampa. The visitors can experience close meeting with some of the animals. The Serengeti Night Safari is another famous destination in Busch Garden.
BIG CAT RESCUE:
It is a wild life sanctuary for abandoned big cats. The organization is quite known profitable that is the home of hundreds of animals which include Geoffroy Cats, Jungle Cats, Servals Cats, Snow leopards, Clouded Leopards, Bobcats and Lynx. The place Is nonetheless a popular outing.
Ybor City is the center of Tampa’s Latin community and is a national historic landmark district. It is named after its founder Cigar Baron Martinez Ybor. The place is now a home to many restaurants, cafes, dining, shops and galleries.
Tampa Theatre is a luxurious movie palace which was built in 1926, featuring a unique amalgamates of architectural styles including Italian Renaissance, Byzantine and Greek revival. The place is best to see foreign as well as classic films regularly along with special concerts and other programs. While you are watching an old movie here you will feel like you have stepped back into the past.
Sunshine Sky way is a toll bridge located on I 275/ US 19. It is a multi lane which is 12 miles long and curves gracefully across the entrance to Tampa Bay. Its fulcrum is its 4.25 miles long high level bridge. The driving over the bridge will give you the beautiful view of the ocean. The bridge is itself very captivating and is often photographed.
LOWRY PARK ZOO:
This giant zoo in Tampa features about more than 2000 animals in natural habitat. Asian Gardens, Primate World, Florida Wildlife Center, Aquatic Center, Florida Manatee and Safari Africa are some of its exhibits. Here visitors can feed some of the animals like giraffes. In addition to being a park, there are also rides and play area for children.
HENRY B PLANT MUSEUM:
Once owned by Rail Road tycoon Henry plant, the plant was a part of former Tampa Bay hotel and was turned into a museum in 1933. The museum is a luxurious Victorian palace with numerous Moorish features. The various rooms like grand hall, The Reading and Writing room and the Garden room are finally furnished and gives a glimpse into the lifestyle of Henry B Plants.
If we are talking about a city and forget to mentions its cuisine, it will not be a justice. Columbia Restaurant is located in Ybor City and is the State’s oldest and the nation’s largest Spanish restaurant. The restaurant was established back in 1905.The Columbia is famous for its Spanish food range, dinner shows and its glorious architecture. The nights here never sleep and it also features jazz in the café on some evenings.