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Old Pasadena, Pasadena

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The historical district of Old Pasadena is a popular spot for an atmospheric stroll, dinner, or shopping. The culturally rich neighborhood was once in a period of disrepair, but concerted efforts in recent decades have made this one of Southern California's most popular pedestrian areas. Charming brick buildings house a variety of trendy boutiques, lively bars, antique stores, and ethnic restaurants. You can find comedy clubs, movie theaters, and street performers providing entertainment options. For more information about the history of the area, consider taking a guided walking tour. Make Old Pasadena a centerpiece of your Pasadena vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Pasadena trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • October 3, 2017
    So many restaurants to choose from which was great. There was so many clothing stores and theaters to choose from also. I was like a kid in a candy store.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Old Town Pasadena is such a popular place because of the variety of shopping and dining venues, the occasional free music, and, in the summer, free outdoor movies. You can shop or lunch/dine at a huge...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Rich in history, loaded with contemporary stores and restaurants, can spend days here and never eat or shop at the same store twice  more »

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Pasadena's Old Town extends into the Theater District, and this area is dotted with boutique hotels situated in the center of the city's social scene. Hotels along Mission Street give you easy access to a major shopping district.
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