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Address: 800 N Alameda St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone Number: 800-872-7245
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: First Los Angeles train depot.

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Beautiful station

Although a little stuffy with the July heat it is a great structure. And it's huge! We stopped here for a connecting train to TX and went to the convenience store, subway and Ben... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Although a little stuffy with the July heat it is a great structure. And it's huge! We stopped here for a connecting train to TX and went to the convenience store, subway and Ben &Jerry's for dinner. Since we had another hour or so to kill we went to the fountain across the street so my toddler could run around... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Union Station is a beautifully made and well maintained classic train station, hearkening back to the era when train travel was luxurious and new. The terra cotta and mosaic work is excellent, the air and light flow generous for a building this size. The waiting room is the best example of the architecture and grandeur. The waiting room also connects... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I wanted to take my wife to Union Station in LA so she could appreciate the cleanliness, comfort and appeal of an older building yet in pristine condition. We’ve been all over China on the trains and the train stations there are pathetic. It’s full of filth, people shoving and chaos! Some of the buildings are 5 years old and... More 

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Waverly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I arrived in the station on the Southwest Chief which ran 3 hours late and I missed my connection to the Coast Starlight. Amtrak took care of re-booking me, but it meant I wasn't getting lunch. I was not interested in a Subway sandwich (ironic, huh?) and wandered into this little market across the hall. Not only do they have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pretty and well organized place. If you like movies or tv series, you should visit it because a lot have at least one scene here!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Connection... that´s the place. Union Station is a great place to visit and to use if you need to connect to other LA county.

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I love to see very old buildings utilized and kept in mint condition. That describes Union Station in Los Angeles. We took the Metrolink train from Santa Clarita (an hourlong ride), arriving at beautiful Union Station. This old building is so impressive. You need to take your time to enjoy the architecture and décor. Renovation is ongoing, which makes me... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I had to pick someone up at Union Station yesterday. Rather than wait at the curb, I decided to park and go inside. I have been to Union Station many times over the years and, like many others, I hardly noticed the beautiful features of the building itself. The workmanship that went into the construction of the building is excellent.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a busy train and bus station. But it's also a magnificent building. The old tile work is beautiful. The courtyards have fountains with koi in them. Traxx restaurant and bar is located near the main entrance. It's pricey "fine dining" and very nice. Other than that, there are places to find snacks or bagel sandwiches, convenience store items,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Iconic LA landmark. Though I'm not sure why this photo is not showing you the back side of the station and not the classic front. Its got a lot of character and there's plenty of seating inside for people taking the Amtrak somewhere, not for you ordinary visitors. Best time to visit is during National Train Day in May.

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Address: 800 N Alameda St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone Number: 800-872-7245
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A

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