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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Olvera Street and many more Los Angeles attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Los Angeles holiday planner.
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  • This famous street is located in the historic district directly across from Union Station in the heart of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. It was named after the first judge of the city and county of LA, Agu...  more »
  • Get a small feel here of Mexico, a few old buildings but mostly stalls, souvenir shops and restaurants. Restaurants are really good. Nice area to stop for a meal, good atmosphere. Its very close to Un...  more »
  • All the reviews I read said culture, shows, etc. When we went, it was mostly just people selling stuff and food. Didn't buy much and didn't eat much. It was also quite small and we almost passed by it...  more »

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