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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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  • Old Pasadena was a few blocks from our hotel and covers a large area. There are plenty of shops, places to eat, and entertainment. We walked around for several hours and only covered a percentage of t...  more »
  • Lots of nice restaurants with many options for all kinds of cuisine. Sushi Roku and Il Fornaio are a few options at One Colorado. Grandview Gardens and Osawa Japanese restaurant on Raymond. Kings Gast...  more »
  • Lots of different cuisine and restaurants to choose from. But be prepared to pay for tourist prices. Everything is very conveniently located, and shops open till 9-10pm, which is unusual? There was a ...  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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