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Staples Center

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Address: 1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-1300
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Great for Sporting Events

When Staples Centered opened in 1999 I was skeptical. I was loyal to the Forum in Inglewood where I saw many Lakers games and a few concerts. But Staples Center quickly made me a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When Staples Centered opened in 1999 I was skeptical. I was loyal to the Forum in Inglewood where I saw many Lakers games and a few concerts. But Staples Center quickly made me a believer. There are many great things about Staples Center but two stand out to me. First, the food. They have a great selection. I remember eating... More 

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If your going to the staples center the biggest thing is parking. Parking is horrible in LA just close to impossible to get any free public parking especially if there is a event there. They are building the microsoft center right next to it so some spot are under construction. That have statues of jerry west, karim and magic johnson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The staples center is one of my favorite venues. Though I don't always go there is plenty always happening here. Lakers, clippers, kings hockey even the sparks contribute to sporting events September-June. You'll find a concert somewhere in the middle of the schedule or ice show even circus. What I love most of staples is that there is no mandatory... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a good center for sports and a good tourist destination too, fun thing to do over the weekend or anytime too.

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Staples Center is in downtown LA, within walking distance of several many fun places to visit. Visitors will relive LA Live broadcasts, view sculpture of famous sports heroes, and can dine in a variety of nearby restaurants. The convention center is next door as is the JW Marriott and Ritz Carlton. My favorite restaurant across the street is Wolfgang... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staples location is surrounded by great restaurants and hotels. Limited parking to speak of at best. Came for a Carrie Underwood concert and couldn't even hear the words to any song. Horrible sound system. Loved the concert but not sure I would ever pay so much for a ticket when I can't hear the artist here. Need a smaller venue.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a concert, or Basketball game, Hockey Game which I have done. For a concert the acoustics are great and if your willing to pay the price most of the seats are great. I have enjoyed Hockey and Basketball also. In addition to Staples there are several restaurants within walking distance. From fine dining to casual fare.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw the opening night of the LA sector of the Adele world tour. Access was quick and felt safe once inside. Atmosphere was great. Drinks however are exhorbitantly priced so had to resort to water. Exit was a bit slow as they direct everybody around a barrier.

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and Daughter are big Lakers Fans although he didn't get a chance to vacation with us do to being a work a holic but our 21 year old daughter thought it was the coolest site since ripped jeans hit the market ..To see that building made her eyes glow..I can say myself it was nice and all the... More 

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Playa Vista, CA.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw Adele was amazing! The design in the interior, makes almost any seat a good place to enjoy a concert or game. Every occasion at this venue that I have attended has been great. I enjoy the

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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. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
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