Ybor City (/ ˈ iː b ɔːr / EE-bor) is a historic neighborhood just northeast of downtown Tampa, Florida, United States. It was founded in the 1880s by Vicente Martinez-Ybor and other cigar manufacturers and populated by thousands of immigrants, mainly from Cuba , Spain , and Italy .
About. Ybor City, once the cigar capital of the world, is a vibrant neighborhood in Tampa that boasts an exciting nightlife and delicious food. You can explore the historic district on a walking tour to learn more about the architecture and immigrant history, or indulge in a food tour that takes you to Latin and soul food restaurants.
Ybor City. A richly personable neighborhood of Tampa, Ybor City retains the Cuban, Italian and Spanish influences that remain from its heyday as the hub of Tampa's cigar industry, now reflected in its culture and cuisine. Ybor City is a place where brick-paved streets and wrought iron balconies frame historic buildings that reflect another ...
Conveniently located just northeast of downtown, Ybor City is the only neighborhood on Florida’s west coast to be designated a National Historic Landmark District. Founded by Vicente Martinez-Ybor, the district has enjoyed a rich and diverse culture for more than a century.
Ybor City, a historic district northeast of downtown, is one of Tampa’s most celebrated neighborhoods. Here are five things to do in Ybor City - for history buffs, night owls, families,, art aficionados, and foodies.
Cuba Without a Passport Visitors to Tampa Bay can make a side trip to Cuba without needing their passports. Tampa Bay’s historic Latin Quarter, Ybor City, is home to a genuine piece of Cuban territory. New Video! The Ybor City Experience
Explore Ybor. There is more to explore in Ybor! Tampa’s premier historic district is the only neighborhood on Florida’s west coast to be designated a National Historic Landmark District. Founded by Vicente Martinez-Ybor, Ybor City has enjoyed a rich and diverse culture for more than a century.
Located less than 10 minutes northeast of Downtown Tampa, Ybor City is one of Central West Florida’s coolest historic destinations. Tampa’s historic Latin Quarter offers a rare glimpse into the city’s rich history and the immigrant communities that gave shape to its colorful cultural heritage.
Ybor City ( / ˈiːbɔːr / EE-bor) is a historic neighborhood that includes the Ybor City Historic District in Tampa, Florida. It is located just northeast of downtown Tampa and north of Port Tampa Bay. The neighborhood has distinct architectural, culinary, cultural, and historical legacy that reflects its multi-ethnic composition.
Shaped by the Cuban, Spanish, Italian, German and Jewish immigrants who worked in the factories, started businesses and shared their customs and cultures with America, Ybor City prospered and the ethnic communities thrived, establishing mutual aid societies, known as “social clubs.”