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El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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Consisting of forty-four acres, this region is a historical re-creation of a typical Spanish village representing the origins of Los Angeles.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
+1 213-628-1274
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument encompasses several blocks located north of the LA Civic Center and right across Alameda Street from Union Station. The Plaza is a nice centerpiece with a central pavilion where cultural events are held quite often. There are trees...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pueblo de la Reyna de Los Angeles - 4 September 1781. The origins of Ciudad de Los Angeles. A place to start when you visit the city to understand its cultural heritage.

Thank trishsoto
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Nice place for a stroll, especially if you have children. Interesting historic adobe house / museum with many street vendors. A nice change of pace if you're looking for something different in LA.

1  Thank maggiegust
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Very close to Union Station, this was my starting point to tour LA- The garden area was beautiful and I'm a bit of a nerd, so I loved reading all of the historic plaques!

Thank Joslyn R
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Within walking distance of Union Station, a wonderful place to start exploring DownTown LA. Plenty to see, from some of the earliest buildings in LA through to colourful stalls selling all kinds of Spanish-inspired food, souvenirs, clothes, etc along Olvera Street. There are a few...More

Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed 23 March 2018

If you love the contrast of modern and old, this is a great place to visit. There are a ton of historical buildings, some with small museums, and shops / places to eat. There is a bit of tourism, with all of the vendors, but...More

Thank Laur12345
Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was a great area that gives a good historical view of how LA came to be, complete with National Park Service folks, vendors, museums, art installations and historic murals. A bit of a tourist trap, so highly recommend working with local groups on a...More

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Hard to believe this is where LA started all them years ago,a distinctly nice feeling about the place,really nicely done up lots of stalls selling stuff and drink,food outlets,restrooms were quite clean,could have done with more time here really as we were on way to...More

1  Thank todareistodo
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Some dont realise LA was Mexican once as the old houses (free entry) depict. We bought genuine leather at good prices. A pleasant walk from Union Station.

Thank Margot P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Hollywood’s version of Old Mexico. Often I imagine I am on a Studio back lot when I walk Olvera Street and the surrounding plazas and historic buildings. It just has a false sense of being. Not bad, just not a true representation. Still, it is...More

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31 December 2016|
Response from Sebastian825dlb | Reviewed this property |
The best place to park is across the street at the post office, there is an area of the parking lot that is set aside for paid parking it's only a couple of bucks and is well worth it because there is an attendant there. Yes... More