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El Pueblo de Los Angeles

Opens in 27 min: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Consisting of forty-four acres, this region is a historical re-creation of a typical Spanish village representing the origins of Los Angeles.
Opens in 27 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932
Central L.A
+1 213-628-1274
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit site for anyone who wishes to learn about the early history of L.A. Their daily 45-60min free walking tour is extremely educational. There are a few eateries on site, ranging from eat in restaurants to mom and pop authentic Mexican food stalls....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After Grand Central Market we head to El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Great place to visit, very quirky and colourful. Found most of Mexican shop assistant but rude and a bit unhelpful, but it didn’t ruined my visit there . A must in Los Angeles.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of people think of Olvera Street as a tourist trap, but I have visited many times and you get more out of your visit if you wander away from Olvera Street into the rest of the Historic Park. Depending on how you count...More

1  Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The first surprise was the Italian-American Museum in El Pueblo. The museum is fairly new but they had great displays about the Italians who came to America and the subsequent generations. Information on wine, prohibition, Italian Catholics, and discrimination against Italians as well as some...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument encompasses several blocks located north of the LA Civic Center and right across Alameda Street from Union Station. The Plaza is a nice centerpiece with a central pavilion where cultural events are held quite often. There are trees...More

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Pueblo de la Reyna de Los Angeles - 4 September 1781. The origins of Ciudad de Los Angeles. A place to start when you visit the city to understand its cultural heritage.

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Nice place for a stroll, especially if you have children. Interesting historic adobe house / museum with many street vendors. A nice change of pace if you're looking for something different in LA.

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

Very close to Union Station, this was my starting point to tour LA- The garden area was beautiful and I'm a bit of a nerd, so I loved reading all of the historic plaques!

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Within walking distance of Union Station, a wonderful place to start exploring DownTown LA. Plenty to see, from some of the earliest buildings in LA through to colourful stalls selling all kinds of Spanish-inspired food, souvenirs, clothes, etc along Olvera Street. There are a few...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

If you love the contrast of modern and old, this is a great place to visit. There are a ton of historical buildings, some with small museums, and shops / places to eat. There is a bit of tourism, with all of the vendors, but...More

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Mel A
June 11, 2018|
Response from Yuliana M |
by metro, exit at Union Station and walk across the street to El Pueblo. About one hour would be good.
December 30, 2016|
Response from Sebastian825dlb | Reviewed this property |
The best place to park is across the street at the post office, there is an area of the parking lot that is set aside for paid parking it's only a couple of bucks and is well worth it because there is an attendant there. Yes... More