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Pershing Square

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Boundaries are South Hill St, South Olive St, West Sixth St, and West Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Boundaries are South Hill St, South Olive St, West Sixth St, and West Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to see here but homeless people and ugly concrete. It's not really even an attraction. Felt unsafe and held my bag closer to me until I cleared this spot.

Thank CountessChloe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park area with a fantastic background photo opt. All of the dirtbags and homeless people certainly do bring the place down. It is in a busy location with the Grand Central Marketplace near by for all of it's wonderful food and beverage options.

Thank Ahems
Reviewed April 14, 2017

I went to Pershing square because it was near my hotel, the place had some homeless people walking around and a few people I am would not like to meet on a dark street. I did luck out and see that one day the park...More

Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Not sure why this gets good reviews. It's an alright looking urban square surrounded by multiple people asking for money and with a slightly unsafe vibe. All the security on the doors of surrounding businesses are there for a reason - I've never seen security...More

Thank Andyuk100
Reviewed February 13, 2017

One of the most ugly and pitiful urban squares I have ever seen. Most of the trees and plants are dead or dying, Lots of concrete and ugly painted concrete structures. Just a huge dead space surrounded by generally ugly architecture. No one wants to...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Google calls this an artsy park with summer activities. Yes there are some aging art pieces and someone flew a wind based piece over part of the park, but the real attraction here is the way the park fits a vital role in the City...More

Thank RichardfromHB
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Pershing Square has a lot of history and is an attraction in the heart of the city. According to the website, there are different programs going on at the site throughout the year. Through the eyes of a traveler, it is another attraction site with...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed December 28, 2016

heart of the city. But I don't understand why - in LA there are no people! In NY in the same place there are crowds. But here on the ice there were only 3 people...

Thank Piotr H
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

I would've loved to have given this a higher rating but one half of the park was a farmers market while the other half was closed. I would've liked to have walked around more without seeing the place filled with a lot of homeless people....More

Thank pixiedreamer
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Located in the heart of city surrounded by high rise building. It's a nice area to in the downtown but nearby can find homeless people too.

Thank joanadventure
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
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How far is Pershing square station from lax what's the best way to get there . I looking at a 7 day metro pass is it worth getting one is it a good way of getting around la
May 30, 2017|
Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
It is in the middle in commercial area of the city. It is just another city square in a city. If you have time, it is worth stopping by to see and eat around there. I did not plan to go there myself but was there because of... More