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Old Plaza

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Historic Plaza

Lots of locals and tourists gather here in the center of El Pueblo de Los Angeles for many... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Joan H
San Bernardino, California
Beautiful plaza

I wasn't sure what to expect, but this was just a really beautiful plaza anchoring the south end of... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Kamloops, Canada
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13 Nov 2017
“Turn left at Olvera Street”
29 Aug 2017
“Some History Here”
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South end of Olvera St, El Pueblo, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Turn let at Olvera Street. The Old Plaza is the gathering point for families and teens. Not much to draw one into the space. Perhaps if you are walking from Phillipes to City Hall the Old Plaza might be worthwhile, or a short cut from...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

It's part of the historic neighborhood where the colonists originally settled. Not a whole lot here nor much beauty.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Lots of locals and tourists gather here in the center of El Pueblo de Los Angeles for many celebrations throughout the year. Music and folk dancing can be enjoyed during festivals such as: Cinco de Mayo, El Dia de Los Muertos, the Blessing of the...More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect, but this was just a really beautiful plaza anchoring the south end of Olvera St. Huge shady trees, a band was playing, people were dancing, it really seemed like what old Mexico (and I suppose LA) would have been...More

Thank Ydnar
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Cool ambiance with people of all ages dancing under magnificent trees accompanied by a good singer. Some just relax, others act like stars knowing they have a good public.

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The official name of the plaza on many paper of information is Los Angeles Plaza Park. It is the center of the El Pueblo de Los Angeles (Historic Old Town of Los Angeles). Visitors can walk around the plaza to see different statues of whom...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We visited the Old Plaza the Monday after Easter. The Plaza was full of people with music, dance, colours and mexican bbq.

Thank paolovbossi
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Nearly all great communities have a public square or meeting place and for early Los Angeles this was it. It is a great square that connects all of the parts of Los Pueblos together. It ringed with great oak trees and in the center is...More

Thank Grover R
Reviewed 6 December 2015

When you've left Olvera Street and are walking in the old heart of Los Angeles you'll come into the El Pueblo area and find the Old Plaza. It's an interesting and scenic visit and you'll enjoy learning about Spanish colonial Ciuidad de Los Angeles.. ...

1  Thank David B L
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Great historical spot in downtown l.a. close to la Pueblo area the day we where here they had Mexican singers and performances and instrument players great day

1  Thank luna6373
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