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Coral Castle

28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
+1 305-248-6345
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Chosen TOP 35 out of more than 35,000 Museums in the United States "...guaranteed to be the highlight of your trip." Holiday Lettings from TripAdvisor!! TripAdvisor rates Coral Castle “Top 35 out of 35,000 museums across the U.S.” Top ratings from Yelp, New Times Magazine: “Reader Choice Awards: “Best of Miami” Ed Leedskalnin secretly built Coral Castle at night; excavating, carving, and moving 1,100 tons of coral rock. Experience Coral Castle’s “Love Story”, the History, the Science, and how Ed’s items work even after 93 years! Referred to as a Modern Megalith, Coral Castle is compared to the Ancient Megalith’s of the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge, and is considered by many, to be “one of the Wonder’s of the World”. Since 1923 Scientists, Engineers, Scholars continue to be amazed! See a hand-carved 9-ton gate, a Polaris telescope, the world’s only Sundial with seasons. Enjoy a movie short about the mysteries of Coral Castle, its creator; Edward Leedskalnin. Relax at the Coral Castle Cafe and enjoy our delicious gourmet menu. Visit our unique gift shop with Coral Castle collectables, science, natural stones, jewelry and much more! Seen on the History Channel, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Ancient Aliens, Univision, Telemundo, Sabado Gigante's Don Francisco, BBC! Even Billy Idol wrote his famous song; “Sweet Sixteen” in 1987 about Ed and his Coral Castle, Billy continues to talk about Ed all over the world and sing "Sweet Sixteen" in concerts today. Continuous live tours! Free parking.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“small man” (26 reviews)
“gift shop” (67 reviews)
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28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033-1214
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have to admit that this was an amazing feat for a 100#, 5 ft tall man to accomplish with rudimentary tools. He had to be highly intelligent but he was very eccentric as well. But it serves no useful purpose and was certainly not...More

Thank Trish W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting and beautiful. My daughter was very interesting after the visit and make her own search about the place and owner.

Thank Llixandra A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was pretty cool. Not quite worth the $19.00 each for admission. The first guide we had, a youngish lady was very pleasant and informative. Then we were turned over to an older gentleman, John I believe. We brought up a few things we had...More

Thank Pat7753
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on Valentine's Day after watching the Ancient Aliens series the night before. The Coral Castle is truly an astonishing accomplishment by one man, small in stature but large in brain power! This truly is mindbogling! The docent we had was exceptionally good. She...More

1  Thank Eleganceamust
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've read some of the other reviews of the Coral Castle and wonder what the other critics are expecting. This is a story of Ed Leedskalnin, a small man, from Latvia, who built a gigantic monument to his lost love. Ed loaded and unloaded and...More

Thank TheRichard26
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a must see for me because I have read about Coral Castle. It was interesting but reflecting I would have been fine not seeing it.

Thank Charles s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Hub and I were in the area and had heard about the “Castle” for years but never stopped in. We both loved the heck outta our awesome tour guide, as well as marveled at the remarkable achievements of this one man, Ed Leedskalnin, and...More

Thank Lotus13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in science this place has an appeal to learn. Found the place wildly overpriced with the site no larger then a small back yard. They want to give you a lecture to drag the experience out but it was not really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see along the Redlands trail. A great testament to the oddness that makes the human experience interesting. The tour guides were fun and informative. A great way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank TJ S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most amazing places I have ever visited. I took my Wife and her Friend to see this amazing work of art and love. The man that created these amazing structures was only 5 foot tall and weighed 100 lbs. He was able...More

Thank Curtis S
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Zeke P
7 November 2017|
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Response from LauraMaye1 | Property representative |
A typical drive from the airport is approximately 45 minutes. With ongoing construction you might need to add some time.
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I am so sorry I didn't see this until today, I am local to Miami and to be honest I don't know, there is a good tour of Miami call the big bus or the big red bus or something like that, that come out of Miami Beach and from... More
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Response from JamieJW | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash. Enjoy! It's awesome.
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