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

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Art deco at it's best

I love visiting this old station. Walking into the front doors is a blast from the past, you can almost hear the hustle and bustle of years gone by. The old ticket counters are... read more

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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I love visiting this old station. Walking into the front doors is a blast from the past, you can almost hear the hustle and bustle of years gone by. The old ticket counters are still in the front of the station. The old, wooden and leather chairs in the waiting room are still here. It is a great place to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
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I got here on the Amtrak from Oceanside! Since I have been here before..the first thing I usually do is reload my TAP card since I know I will be using the MEtro..this time there was a Metro worker helping tourists like me that do not remember how to buy or reload the card! There is a Metro office but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At 3each of the stops there is art to admire by local artists. It is worth while to get off at each station admire the art there and go on to the next one. Make a 1/2 days outing out of it. When you get to Union Station take some time to see Alvera Street ( a Mexican area with... More 

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Thank Vicky H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Union Station is a great place to visit for a bit of L.A. history and beautiful architecture. Lots of good eateries there, too, or you can walk over to Olvera Street for some Mexican food or China Town. Everything is close by. Have a drink at the Station at their beautiful bar. Good way to spend the afternoon. It's also... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Union Station has been improving from the time when I first moved to Los Angeles some 20 plus years ago. In the beginning was the first Metro line hub and commuters' hub, then they began the service of FlyAway to Los Angeles airport and went from there on. They redid the outside gardens, which is a nice area where one... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Felt like I was stepping back in the 40's and was being on the sets of many movies that I have seen previously.

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Thank roger d
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The three hour train ride was excellent as was the return Ono problems and was able to get all my work done On the computer . Watched all the traffic on the 405 and was very comfortable in first call. The price was fine and Train was on time both ways.

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Patsouras Plaza has a beautiful mural as you exit the station toward the bus plaza. Love the cleanliness.

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Thank evereadingnook
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you have lunch in Chinatown or Olvera Street, or just happen to have 30 free minutes on the non-sporty side of downtown, take the time to relax in Union Station. There are usually several oversized leather chairs available, as most of us busy businesspeople do not have time to waste sitting and looking around. And we'll probably look at... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Union Station is the main railway station in Los Angeles that opened in May, 1939. It's on the National Register of Historic Places. The architecture s gorgeous so if you're in downtown Los Angeles, make sure to see it.

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