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El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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Address: Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA
Phone Number: 1-213-628-1274
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Consisting of forty-four acres, this region is a historical re-creation of...
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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Mexican part of LA

My cousin married a Mexicana and they brought me here because they wanted me to taste the most "Mexican" spot in LA before I went to Mexico city. They toured me around. They had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My cousin married a Mexicana and they brought me here because they wanted me to taste the most "Mexican" spot in LA before I went to Mexico city. They toured me around. They had shops with Our Lady of Guadalupe figurines, Cuahtemoc, dia de los muertos shirts, ponchos, lucha libre masks and all those beautiful and colorful sombreros. I was... More 

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Pontinia, Italia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very nice place, the mexican district of LA. A Genuine, colored and authentic square near Downtown. A good spot to remember the latin roots of the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Was really interesting meet another side of LA. Place that I recommend to explore and stop for lunch and eat a really good Mexican food.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We didn't get to see the mural as we got there after 3, that would have been cool, but the house and the whole area was great nonetheless

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California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I am a native of Los Angeles so I can frequent this place as often as I like (when I am in town), lol. I recommend this place to all who visit Los Angeles. It is like you are back in time in Old Mexico. There are restaurants, all sorts of Mexican food, beverages, and things to purchase. There is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Many people know about Olvera Street, a touristy little recreation of a Mexican bizaar, but not everyone knows about he surrounding historic monument. I've been to the monument many times, but this was my longest visit. We had about 5 hours before meeting my wife's brother and his family and my wife wasn't sure what we would do. We didn't... More 

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California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

This attraction is tacky, touristy and, imho, highly overrated. I have never once taken an out of town visitor here, nor would I. It would be too embarrassing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is situated across the road from Union Station. The free tour was very long at 55 mins and the material boring although the docent was very engaging and friendly. We loved browsing the stores with traditional mexican clothing, souvenirs, decor and other goods. There are numerous restaurants offering authentic fare and all the staff are dressed up in traditional... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I been here a lot throughout my life. On weekends can get quite busy and there will be a lot to see. Ok deals can be had at the little carts and shops. Some places over charge for food. Parking is a little tricky and will cost no matter where you try. Overall Olivera st. Is a historic landmark and... More 

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Grenoble, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you were a tourist in Mexico in a small town square you would encounter exactly what you find here. The vendors, the goods, the restaurants the atmosphere all offer a glimpse of Mexico.

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