Centro Ybor and Muvico Theatre, Tampa

Centro Ybor and Muvico Theatre, Tampa

The large Centro Ybor shopping plaza is built around the former grounds and present-day location of the Centro Español de Tampa. The Centro Español was established as a mutual social club in 1891 and still stands on the corner of East Seventh Avenue and North 16th Street. Like other social clubs in the area, the Centro helps community members band together in fraternity and maintain a historical link between the local immigrants and Spain.

Several significant attractions call Centro Ybor their home, including the Tampa Improv and GameTime Entertainment Center. The plaza was built in 2000, and there are more than a dozen restaurants and bars in the plaza. There are several popular microbreweries and a wine bar, as well as twenty retailers. Unfortunately, the anchor AMC/Muvico Theater has now closed its doors.

If you are looking for a special trip memento, consider visiting the Centro Ybor shopping plaza. It's a great place to find an authentic Ybor City souvenir that will remind you about this trip for many years.

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Sight Name: Centro Ybor and Muvico Theatre
Sight Location: Tampa, USA (See walking tours in Tampa)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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