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Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number: 626-795-9311
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The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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Shop ! Eat ! Shop ! Eat! Movie ! Shop and eat some more!

The main attraction here is the great shopping and tons of great restaurants. There is an iPic theatre which is $$ but you can get food and wine/beer also a pillow and blanket... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The main attraction here is the great shopping and tons of great restaurants. There is an iPic theatre which is $$ but you can get food and wine/beer also a pillow and blanket and the seats recline. A little farther up Colorado is an Arclight theatre and more shopping but you would need to drive there unless you really enjoy... More 

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Pasadena, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was surprised to see "Colorado Blvd" listed as a destination. I'm not sure if the original poster was referring to "Old Pasadena", which is a popular night-life portion of Colorado Blvd, or the entire Colorado Blvd, which would include many more miles in Pasadena alone, passing by Pasadena City College, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena Playhouse District, etc. If you... More 

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Apple Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The iconic road is part of Route 66, as well as the home of the Tournament of Roses Parade. Lots of great places to shop and dine!

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Claremont, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the central street of Downtown Pasadena! We enjoyed walking down it, eating Gelato and Indian Food and seeing a movie. Thank you, Pasadena!

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Fresno, Ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I'd always wanted to see the famous "Colorado Blvd" from the song "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena". I was a little disappointed I did not see a "Brand new shiny red super stock Dodge" anywhere, but I'm still glad I went.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We had a short visit in Pasadena, and when we saw Colorado Boulevard we HAD to go down it. While it looks quite different during the Rose Parade on New Years Day, it was still fun to go down the boulevard .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I participated in a walking tour of Old Pasadena in connection with a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Conference. One unusual innovation I noticed was pedestrian crossings that cross the street diagonally. Pedestrians can use these diagonal crossings during an exclusive pedestrian phase (all vehicles stopped on red). Not only does this boost pedestrian safety, it also reduces the amount of... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Colorado Blvd. is a nice combination of refurbished old and brand new. For instance an antique store front has been saved as the entrance to a parking garage next to a modern shopping center. The area has undergone tremendous changes during the last 40 years. 40 years ago, there were numerous non-fancy antique stores, but they are mostly gone.

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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is the best Blvd to see Pasadena, drive or walk this famous route. Stop and have lunch and take some time to enjoy Pasadena.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We always enjoy driving down & exploring around Colorado Boulevard when up in Pasadena. Start at the Rose Bowl, Arroyo Seco, Old Town, then down to Cal. Tech and the Huntington Gardens & Museum - lots to see & do. Old town has nice shopping & lots of fun restaurants all around. It's a classic LA / Pasadena experience! Enjoy.... More 

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