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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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  • In addition to the Mexican Cultural Institute, the Olvera Street begins. With their construction in 1930, the Mexican heritage was awarded California's. Here, it is also the oldest House in the city, the "Avila Adobe" from the year 1818. On my website toeightycountries.com you will find tips for a tour in down town Los Angeles.
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  • I read that the was one of the best streets in the world which intrigued me. It was a small street with about 100 Spanish/ Latin American souvenir stalls. It took us 10 min and the main event was to t...  more »
  • An interesting tourist attraction and shopping area. You have to remind yourself that you are not really in Mexico. Interesting shopping Kiosks as well as restaurants/snack bars.  more »
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