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Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Tour

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Tour
From $22.00
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Downtown Los Angeles Architecture Tour
From $22.00
This 2-hour walking tour of Downtown LA takes in the city's finest architectural monuments including the city's tallest building, the Broadway Theater District, Central Library, Millennium Biltmore Hotel, and more. As you explore, you'll hear a guide discuss the history and architecture of this vibrant city.
What to Expect
Learn the magnificent architecture that makes up the Downtown LA skyline. You'll stroll through the Financial District and Historic Core showcasing the City's commercial heartbeat and our famed restaurant row. You will witness the transition of LA's architectural style going from Italian Renaissance and moving into Art Deco.
Tour highlights:
- Wilshire Grand, LA's tallest tower
- Fine Arts Building
- LA Central Library
- Pac Mutual Building 
- Giannini Place, home of the Bank of Italy
- James Oviatt Building
- Broadway Theater District
- Jewelry District, largest in America
- 7th Street Architecture and History
- Eastern Columbia Building, a jewel of Art Deco
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 5 reviews
Reviewed August 5, 2018
Well worth it. Thanks Neel!

For $22 you literally cannot go wrong. Neel was very engaging and entertaining and super upbeat. I come to downtown semi-regularly but actually learning about some of the buildings and their history put things into a different perspective. I felt like I was seeing DTLA...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alex F
Reviewed June 27, 2018
Thanks Neel for the great tour!

I would highly recommend Downtown Los Angeles architecture tour and this company in general. I absolutely enjoyed these 2-hour walking adventure with so knowledgeable and smart guide Neel. When I arrived by 10:20 to the meeting point, I figured out, that this morning only I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IrynaLda
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile
Delightful Architecture Tour!

Terrific two hour architecture tour, in addition to fine history lesson of the City of L.A. Julia was our extremely well-prepared and educated guide! Price was generous! What a great way to spend a morning!

Thank MoatMonster
Reviewed March 31, 2018
Downtown aArchitecture Tour

Excellent tour, excellent guide! Not too short or too long. Really fun. The group let me book at the last minute by text. Wonderful.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Leslie A
Reviewed November 23, 2017
Great tour!

Tour done on November 22. Great tour! The guide was amazing! The city historyéarchitecture was very well explained and all the important points have been covered. Thank you!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tina T
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