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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. See Old Pasadena and all Pasadena has to offer by arranging your trip with our Pasadena trip itinerary builder.
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  • Old Pasadena is beautiful. The shops, restaurants and architecture are great. However, coming from out of state I was shocked and disturbed to see the large number of homeless people so in need of hel...  more »
  • With the Old Pasadena, we shouldn't expect certainly an "old" city but still a new hub of town where you can walk and eat or drink something and where to find most of the attractions.
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  • Park the car a few blockws away and walk. The usual sort of shops and restaurants are present. Nothing particualrly remarkable  more »