Owing to its world-renowned beaches and copious tourist attractions, Miami finds a special place in the millions of hearts. Your love for and wish to visit the Green City will intensify after knowing some not-known-before facts which are seal-packed in the heart of Miami.
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Take a sneak peak in jaw-dropping and eye-widening hidden facts about Miami:
1. The only Everglades eco-system in the world is located in Miami.
2. As of now, it is known as the first and the last city of US to be founded by a lady, Julia Tuttle. She is also revered as ‘The Mother of Miami.’
3. Miami is home to world’s largest cruise ship port.
4. The famed Miami Beach also goes by the name, ‘America’s Rivieria.’
5. Benjamin Green, a Miami Beach pharmacist, is the founder of first suntan lotion.
6. Miami has been acknowledged as the only city of US that is surrounded by two national parks, namely, the Everglades National Park and the Biscayne National Park.
7. It is one of the man-grove islands in the US. Earlier, it was a Coconut Grove Plantation.
8. Miami is also known as an agriculture city which majorly produces mangoes, tomatoes, avocados, and beans.
9. In US, Downtown Miami boasts the largest number of international banks.
10. Besides over 10 million tourists per year, Miami’s economy also banks upon military installations.
11. The art deco nightclub district nestled in South Beach enjoys its position as one of the best nightclub districts around the world.
12. The city is bisected by the famed Miami River.
13. Miami is home to more than 150 ethnic groups, and more than 60 languages are spoken here.
14. In 2012, Miami bragged the number one spot for being “The Happiest City to Work.”
15. In 2012, Miami was declared as one of the US’s 10 Best Cities for Dating on Yahoo! Travel.
16. Once ‘Trader Monthly’ announced Miami as the 5th best trading city.
17. In 2014, Miami ranked 3rd amongst the ‘Top Selfiest Cities in the Entire World.’
18. Southern Living declared Miami as one of the ‘Tastiest Towns in the South.’