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“Free Shakespeare at Pico House”
Review of Olvera Street

Olvera Street
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$49.00*
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Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles Walking and Subway Tour
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$80.00*
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Half-Day Classic Los Angeles Tour
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$219.00*
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Private Luxurious Tour of Los Angeles
Ranked #40 of 560 things to do in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special events like the "Blessing of the Animals" or "Dia De Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead.)
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Free Shakespeare at Pico House”
Reviewed May 9, 2012

Just saw they're going to do free Shakespeare at the Pico House (next to main plaza) again this summer. Saw Twelfth Night there with friends last summer, and it was great. This year they're doing The Tempest and Hamlet, also Three Sisters (Chekov). their website is downtownrep.com for tickets. Good to book early, sometimes it fills up

Visited August 2011
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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“Oldest street in Los Angeles”
Reviewed May 3, 2012

I love going to Olvera street and have been going since I was a little girl. The food is always great and I love the energy and the wonderful cultural history of our city, still alive on this little street.

Visited March 2012
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Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Mex heritage”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

Neat experience, authenic restaurants, hokey shops and stands selling junk. Just go for the food. Oh yeah, just a block or so from Union Station, fantastic turn-of-the-century art deco railway station, nicely preserved. Do both.

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“fun and different”
Reviewed April 20, 2012

when you ojust want something different and have a yen for mexican flare then this is awesome enjoy and go for fun

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Pasig, Philippines
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“Culture, food, shopping”
Reviewed April 18, 2012

What else can you ask for?

Go there for the free tours, then rest and eat the authentic Mexican food. Then don't forget to shop for souvenirs before you go.

The one-stop shop. A must-see destination.

Visited April 2012
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