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Union Station

Address: 800 N Alameda St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Central L.A)
Phone Number: 800-872-7245
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Ranked #51 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Scenic Railroads, Public Transportation Systems, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: First Los Angeles train depot.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Scenic Railroads, Public Transportation Systems, Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: First Los Angeles train depot.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access

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Tucson, AZ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This was an incredible adventure on a vintage car that took us to Santa Barbara and back for a day trip. Breakfast served in the morning and dinner on the way home. Please go to their web site to preview the dining cars. Everything was first class.

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Nijmegen
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

In december 2014 I did a guided tour of this railway station with the Los Angeles Conservancy. The 2-hour tour was allright, but the building was really something special. Union Station was the latest build of the Grand Railway Stations in the US, opening in 1939 (75 years ago in 2014), but also the smallest. The architectural design is a... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I love coming to Union Station. It's so beautifully designed and has a lot of personality (Whatever that means right? Haha.) Sadly, since I don't take public transportation I only come here when I'm headed to the Flyaway.

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West Covina, Ca
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The old saying... stop and smell the roses that's what you need to do here at Union Station in Los Angeles. Stop and look at the floors, walls and the magnificent celling's and don't forget the wonderful large window's. If you are a people watcher, you can't beat this location. You can see all walks of life. If you go... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beautiful, clean and comfortable. Gorgeous architecture, spacious and so clean! Not worth visiting for the sake of it, but amazing to wander through if you do need to catch a bus or train. My high ratings are likely skewed by our late night bus and therefore it was pretty much empty, and also the grotty, dirty, smelly, generally-unsafe-at-night stations I'm... More 

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California
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1,553 reviews 1,553 reviews
1,021 attraction reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This grand old train station has starred - okay been featured in many a Hollywood movie. It's graceful and beautiful and it's great seeing it come back to life.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Walking on trough Los Angeles Downtown, near from the Buildings heart of the City is the Union Station.

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Basingstoke
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The design and theme of the station is amazing, with very retro everything. So different to station now

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New York, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Ok it can be an historical building here but... it's just a station! If i have limited time to visit LA i would definitely avoid Union Station

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Great Britain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Interesting place to visit, you can imagine yourself back in the day with the crowds boarding the trains. Well worth a visit to say you been there.

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