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El Pueblo de Los Angeles

Open today: 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.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Macy, Alameda, Spring and Arcadia streets, Los Angeles, CA
Central L.A
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Reviewed 4 days 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

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank joan632015
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

Thank geotech522
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!

Thank Joslyn R
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

Thank MeredithAussie
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

Thank Laur12345
Reviewed March 14, 2018

This was a great area that gives a good historical view of how LA came to be, complete with National Park Service folks, vendors, museums, art installations and historic murals. A bit of a tourist trap, so highly recommend working with local groups on a...More

1  Thank Megan H
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Hard to believe this is where LA started all them years ago,a distinctly nice feeling about the place,really nicely done up lots of stalls selling stuff and drink,food outlets,restrooms were quite clean,could have done with more time here really as we were on way to...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