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El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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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.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932
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All reviews mexican culture olvera street stalls selling union station pico house mexican food early history american museum leather goods european settlers oldest section exploring downtown historic sites churros catholic church taquitos street vendors
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dedicated to the history of the founding of Los Angeles by the Spanish. Lots of history here and you can learn a lot. Plus it's very pretty and can be lively BUT the history of the founding of Los Angeles really didn't take place here....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consisting of forty-four acres, this region is a historical re-creation of a typical "Spanish" village representing the origins of Los Angeles. Although accurate in spirit, this area of downtown L.A. was originally an Italian enclave, not Mexican. East L.A. is more accurate concerning Hispanic culture...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 5 weeks 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank maggiegust
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!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Lukeboy77
June 11, 2018|
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Response from yulianamiranda |
by metro, exit at Union Station and walk across the street to El Pueblo. About one hour would be good.
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December 30, 2016|
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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
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