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Olvera Street, Los Angeles

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Paying a visit to Olvera Street gives visitors a hint of original Los Angeles. Situated in the oldest part of the city, 27 historical buildings still stand alongĀ a path that follows the original street. The 19th-century architecture reflects the Mexican influence on the city with stately stucco and pastels. Tour the oldest residence in the city, Avila Adobe, to see period furnishings and to appreciate its simple architecture. Many of the shops and sites along the street pay tribute to Mexican traditions. Keep your eyes peeled for celebrities at the many cafes along the street. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Los Angeles holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Olvera Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Absolutely love it! My favorite place to go when in LA. I feel just like in Mexico, which is a very beautiful country, unlike the mass media tries to picture it  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    We visited on an afternoon of a weekday, it was not crowded and we walked around the streets freely. This place has many old historical buildings. There are some souvenir shops. But near the entrance ...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    It's always a good time to visit Olvera Street and learn a bit about the Los Angeles' humble beginnings. If you would like to experience a true Latin American cultural experience, I recommend visiting...  more »

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