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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 along 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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  • This where it all started for Los Angeles. Lots of interesting shops and restaurants to enjoy. A little crowded at times.  more »
  • Cute place to walk and take pictures. We spent about one hour . Parking was easy to find but attendant was not available. Left money in a “money drop place”  more »
  • More a market of things Mexican, restaurants and places to eat and drink, is nice since it represents the lufar where home los angeles
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