Coral Castle

Currently Open [Closes at 08:00 pm]
  • Address: 28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033, United States, 33033, Miami
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-3052486345
  • Fax: +1-6072561024
  • Ticket Price: 15 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Family And Kids, Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites

Coral Castle - Review

The Castle is one of the most curious things in the world. Latvian American Edward Leedskalnin, on being dumped by his fiancee, decided to focus his efforts in building this amazing piece of modern art. Over a period of twenty eight years, he hewed out 1100 tonnes of stones in the form of walls, furniture, the date and the tower. The mind-boggler is that no one knows how he did it. Secretive about his methods, he used no standard machinery that we know of, yet his carvings are incredibly precise. He used no mortar to stack his creations, yet no light passes through the gap between them. Most of the stones he used weigh 15 tonnes or more. How in the world did he move them? Constructs of note include an accurate sundial, a telescope, a barbeque, a well, a fountain and an immense eight foot tall, 8 tonne gate, so precisely balanced on ball bearings that it swung at a child’s touch. When asked how he did it, Ed replied that he “truly understood the laws of leverage” and that he’d discovered the secret of the pyramids. Coral Castle is one of the attractions in 4 Days Itinerary Miami. Must visit this awesome attraction.

Coral Castle Information

  • Around them are a two-story manor tower that served as Leedskalnin's existing quarters, which structurally were dividers comprising of 8-foot high bits of stone, a precise sundial, a polaris telescope, a pillar, and a barbe.

Coral Castle Ticket Prices

  • Adults (ages 13 - 64): $15.00
  • Seniors (ages 65+): $12.00
  • Children (ages 7 - 12): $7.00
  • Children (under age 6): Free

How To reach Coral Castle by Public Transport

  • 28655 S Dixie Hwy

Restaurants Near Coral Castle

  • Houston’s
  • Michael’s
  • Ceviche

 

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TripHobo Highlights for Coral Castle

  • Coral Castle Address: 28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033, United States, 33033, Miami
  • Coral Castle Contact Number: +1-3052486345
  • Coral Castle Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Coral Castle Price: 15 USD
  • Best time to visit Coral Castle(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Coral Castle: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Coral Castle

  • 95% of people who visit Miami include Coral Castle in their plan

  • 35.82% of people start their Coral Castle visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Coral Castle

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

94.93% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Coral Castle

People normally club together Zoo Miami and Holocaust Memorial - Miami Beach while planning their visit to Coral Castle.

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  • Fun & amazing! Continuous tour guides which keep things moving & they really seem to know their information. All staff is friendly & considerate price is $18 per adult which seems a bit high but completely worth it if you enjoy history. Bathrooms are clean, they have beverage available for a small fee & you dont have to wait in line.

  • Great guides who very respectfully and enthusiastically explained the work of a Latvian-American genius! It grew on me that while nearby Homestead Air Force Base and many nearby "modern" homes blew away like dust in the wind from Hurricane Andrew, Rock Gate Park (Coral Castle's original name) was built to last. Nearly a century of S. Florida hurricanes have not affected this place very much, which shows you the value of independent ownership vs government and corporate "leadership."

  • Coral Castle has been on Ripley's Believe It or Not. The Discovery Channel and other well-known television shows. If you're in the area this is a must-see we had excellent tour guides with great knowledge. The price was $18 for adults the tour was around 45 minutes. You can take pictures but they don't allow video. Coral Castle is a wonder of the world the man who built it was a mason with great knowledge. More picture on my website at (livefreeandgo)

  • It was much smaller than I expected. The 4-ton gate then work anymore as well as several of the other exhibits they said had died with age. The tour guide was knowledgeable about the site but her voice was just annoying I found myself walking away for the group just to avoid the pitch of her voice. Still all in all a unique experience if you find yourself driving by it's worth the stop. But I came all the way down from Orlando to see it and it wasn't worth my trip.

  • It was an interesting place to visit. Had my younger brother and nephew with me. We all had a great time. Tour was fun, interesting, and funny. Tour guide was nice and very informative.

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