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Tampa, Florida Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Tampa, Florida.

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33612
Adventure Island's 30 acres contains a blend of water rides, outdoor cafes, picnic and sunbathing areas, gift shops, and a championship white-sand volleyball complex set within a Key West atmosphere.

Busch Gardens Tampa

Busch Gardens Tampa

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33674
This 335-acre 19th century African-themed park opened on March 31, 1959 as a beer garden for the Tampa Anheuser-Busch brewery. The park is also an operating zoo with many animal attractions.

Channelside

Channelside

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Channelside is a district just east of Downtown Tampa. Bordered by Ybor Channel on the east and Garrison Channel on the south, Channelside has become a popular entertainment and shopping destination.

David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602
As the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the Center opened in 1987 and provides an environment for a wide variety of world-class events.

El Centro Espanol of West Tampa

El Centro Espanol of West Tampa

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33605
El Centro Espanol was a organization of cigar workers in Ybor City and West Tampa. Built in 1912, members could use the building as a sort of club house or for amenities such as a gym, casino (game room), cafe, etc.

Eureka Springs Park

Eureka Springs Park

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33610
This site was developed into a botanical garden of rare and unusual plants as a result of many years of work by Albert Greensburg, who donated the site to Hillsborough County in 1967.

Florida Aquarium

Florida Aquarium

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602
Home to more than 20,000 aquatic plants and animals from Florida and all over the world, the Florida Aquarium opened in March of 1995. The facility is not only an aquarium, but also an aviary and botanical garden.

Henry B. Plant Museum

Henry B. Plant Museum

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33606
The Henry B. Plant Museum is housed in the 1891 Tampa Bay Hotel, now home to The University of Tampa. Its mission is to interpret the Tampa Bay Hotel at the turn of the century and the Victorian lifestyles of America's Gilded Age.

Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33604
The Lowry Park Zoo opened at its current location in 1957. It was closed in the 1980's for a complete reconstruction and reopened in March of 1988. Seven main exhibit areas cover over 56 acres of lush, natural habitats.

Old Hyde Park Village

Old Hyde Park Village

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33606
Hyde Park Village is an upscale open-air shopping center located in the neighborhood of Hyde Park in Tampa, Florida.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602
Sacred Heart is the oldest Catholic church, in the city of Tampa. Dedicated on January 15, 1905, the mostly Romanesque building includes a 135 foot dome, 17 stained glass windows, solid oak pews and doors, porcelain tiles, and a Carrara marble altar.

SS American Victory

SS American Victory

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33602
The S.S. American Victory is a World War II Victory ship which is now a working maritime museum. One of several Victory ships due to be scrapped, she was rescued for preservation and arrived at Tampa on 16 September 1999.

Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor

Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33605
Don Vicente Martinez Ybor established the first cigar factory in Tampa, beginning what was to be the city's major export for decades. Ybor's friend, Gavino Gutierrez, laid out a street grid for the area which became Ybor City.

Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa Museum of Art

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 30602
The museum exhibits 20th-century fine art, as well as Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.

TECO Line Streetcar System

TECO Line Streetcar System

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Operated by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transportation Authority and managed by Tampa Historic Streetcar, Inc. the TECO Line connects downtown to the historic Ybor City district. The line is 2.3 miles long and has 12 stations.

Ybor City

Ybor City

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida 33605
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood located just northeast of downtown Tampa. It is known as Tampa's Latin Quarter. Portions of the old neighborhood have been designated as a National Historic Landmark District.

Ybor Factory Building

Ybor Factory Building

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
This is one of the remaining original cigar factories that made Tampa grow into a major city in the late 19th century. As part of the Ybor City neighborhood rebirth, it has been renovated and houses several shops and restaurants.

Top 10 Most Popular Tampa Landmarks

  1. Adventure Island
  2. SS American Victory
  3. Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor
  4. Florida Aquarium
  5. Ybor City
  6. Eureka Springs Park
  7. Busch Gardens Tampa
  8. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
  9. Channelside
  10. El Centro Espanol of West Tampa

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