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Broadway Walking Tour Los Angeles

Broadway Walking Tour Los Angeles
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May 5, 2015
“Excellent Broadway Walking Tour”
Apr 21, 2015
“L.A.'s BEST Multimedia Walking Tour Delivering Pop Culture Infotainment”
Dean Haglund, known for his role of Langly on The X-Files, is one of the few guides is also a resident of the downtown and lives in this fantastic area on a daily basis. He has a breadth of knowledge of the history of downtown Los Angeles and the...more
849 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014-3206
+1 323-543-6900
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Reviewed May 5, 2015

The tour is definitely worth doing whether you're a resident of L.A. or just visiting. Dean's knowledge of the neighborhood's history and in particular, the theaters, enriched my appreciation of these beautiful buildings and the stars that performed there. Very informative and entertaining at the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

Dean Haglund's familiarity with the history of the downtown buildings was incredible and infinite; my favorite was The Bradbury Building, which was used in sci-film BLADERUNNER (Dean had the footage to show us the exact scene on his iPad). Other tours were stopping to listen...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank DeniseDorman
Reviewed April 20, 2015

Dean Hagland's walking tour of downtown Los Angeles was fantastic! He was so knowledgeable and fun and incredibly generous with his time. He also took great care of my 78 year-old mother, pacing the tour accordingly, and charming her the entire time. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed April 20, 2015

i looked down Broadway and wasn't impressed. Then Dean took us down Broadway and I felt like we were living in history. I can't explain it but finding out about Biddy Mason, hearing about what used to be, peering inside these incredible buildings was..... Well,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank tb495
Reviewed December 11, 2014

Downtown LA is great. Walking tours are great. But when you combine a local who happens to be Dean Haglund, actor and comedian from the X files, then its going to be the best tour ever. Dean has a genuine love and respect for downtown...More

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Date of experience: December 2014
Thank SuzPolverino
Reviewed December 10, 2014

Canadian, Dean, has a truly intimate knowledge of Downtown LA (he lives in the area) which will enlighten even those born and raised in the SoCal. His love of the architecture, history and continuing transformation of the area is self-evident, and he presents his walk...More

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Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Shannon C
Reviewed December 8, 2014

My husband and I had a great time yesterday on the walking tour through downtown L.A. We've lived in this city for 21 years but hadn't spent much time in that area. I knew some of the buildings and landmarks from movies they'd appeared in...More

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Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Katgalmusic
Reviewed November 24, 2014

We booked a tour with Dean for my local college alumnae/i association. We all had a fantastic time, and the tour was such a success that I have gotten thank-you emails from attendees, asking when we can book another Broadway Walking Tour. Honestly, it couldn't...More

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Date of experience: April 2014
Thank MsLadybeard
Reviewed November 19, 2014

I was so excited to take this walking tour and was not disappointed. Dean was charismatic and I enjoyed all of the stories that he told us. Our group was about 10 people which made it easy to hear what he had to say. He...More

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Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Allee14
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Dean Haglund gives amazing depth and backstory to some of these old theaters and buildings along Broadway that you wouldn't believe! Stranger than fiction stories that make me proud to live in Los Angeles. Dean also supplements the tour with multimedia that further enriches the...More

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Date of experience: November 2014
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Dean H, Owner at Broadway Walking Tour Los Angeles, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2014

Hey Adam I am so glad that you enjoyed the tour. And thanks for the shout out about my Illustrated guide to Downtown Los Angeles. Everyone sure seems to appreciate a re-cap of some of the highlights of the tour and your compliments of my...More

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