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6-Hour Los Angeles City Tour
"Hollywood BoulevardThis tour starts in front of LA City Tours near the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Feel the magic of Hollywood as you visit memorable locations from hit movies. Look for your favorite celebrity hand-prints at the TCL Chinese Theater and search for their names on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll also s Hard Rock Café Dolby Theater — the new home of the Oscars — and many other fun attractions along the world famous Hollywood Boulevard. Griffith Park & Hollywood SignGo inside Griffith Park from high above Los Angeles. Have your picture taken in front of Bel-Air celebrity homes and more. Visit beautiful mansions night clubs on Sunset Strip
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Grand Tour of Los Angeles
"Hop on the coach and meet your driver-guide who provides interesting and amusing commentary about Los Angeles and its movie history throughout your sightseeing tour. Start on Hollywood Boulevard where you'll see the 200 cement handprints at the TCL Chinese Theatre stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame and pass by Dolby Theatre home to the Academy Awards. Continue through town for a photo op of the Hollywood Sign built in 1923 and considered a national monument and see the Studios at Paramount in West Hollywood and the CBS television studios. (If you're on the morning tour
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Mosaic of Annunciation

This lovely mosaic is on the front at the top of Our Lady Queen of Angeles Church. The plaque reads: The annunciation mosaic on the church facade is a reproduction of a detail from the image of Our...
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Yaqui
Apr 04, 2011

Commemorative Plaques

Located along the backside on Main Street are these wonderful Commemorative Plaques detailing the history of each of the historical buildings along this street. I only took a couple of photographs of...
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Yaqui
Apr 04, 2011

Old Spanish Trail Plaque

The plaque reads:The Old Spanish Trail1829 - 1848This plaque marks the end of the Old Spanish Trail, an historic pack trail from Santa Fe to the Pueblo of Los Angeles. This trail was used by Mexican...
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Yaqui
Apr 04, 2011

Look for Governor de Neve statue in Olvera St

Olvera Street is considered the birthplace of Los Angeles and there you will have to find the statue of its pioneer governor (at the Plaza of Overa St) with this caption:Felipe de Neve“Spanish...
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jumpingnorman
Apr 04, 2011

Olvera Street

Welcome, I am the grandson of an original merchant of Olvera Street. My grand father's name is Juan Gutierrez. My grandmother's name is Lucy Gutierrez. They have been with the street at it's...
johnmarquez
Apr 04, 2011

Mouth Watering.....

If you want to experience one of the best tasting taquitos the world has known, the place is the corner of Olvera Street. The way to do it is that you need two taquitos sauce over the top and MAKE...
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worldoffun
Apr 04, 2011

Olvera Street - the birthplace of Los Angeles

Los Angeles was actually "born" at a Mexican street called "Olvera Street". The street is the oldest street of the city; from the times when there was no Los Angeles but a Spanish named city "El...
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WanderingFinn
Apr 04, 2011

The Oldest House in LA

The Avila Adobe was built in 1818 and is said to be the oldest existing house in LA.The house is beautifully preserved and now appears, fully furnished, as it might have looked in the late 1840's. It...
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SabrinaSummerville
Apr 04, 2011

LA's birthplace

Tucked in the middle of LA is Olvera street which is where LA began as El Pueblo. Basically Olvera Street is a pedestrian only street that has a lot of Mexican restaurants ranging from the pricey to...
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joits
Apr 04, 2011

Olvera Street

Olvera Street or as most locals will call it "La Placita". This is one of the oldest streets in the City and named after Agustin Olvera who was the first judge of the county of Los Angeles. This is a...
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malianrob
Apr 04, 2011

The Firehouse

This is now a museum featuring 19th century tools and equipment for putting out fires. This is the oldest Firehouse in Los Angeles. Admission is free and there is someone there that can answer...
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malianrob
Apr 04, 2011

The Sepulveda House

This is the only Eastlake Victorian Building on Olvera St. It was build in 1887 and is now a visitors center, gallery and exhibits atrifacts from that era.There is a Bedroon exhibit that used to be...
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malianrob
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Olvera Street

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Chinatown

Each year people flood the alleys of Los Angeles' Chinatown for the annual Chinese New Year celebration. It's a great opportunity to hit the streets with and hip cross-section of Angelinos and enjoy...
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Ávila Adobe

I didn't have long to explore Olvera Street...and it was very busy indeed on a sunny Sunday afternoon, with souvenir stalls all in a line...but what I did see gave me an idea not only of how LA might...
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Union Station

Union Station is the main railway station in downtown Los Angeles. Several metro lines run through here as well and it is connected to a bus station. We took a train from Union Station on our journey...
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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

Completed in 2002, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles. The ultra-modern edifice was designed by the Spanish architect, Rafael Moneo,...
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Los Angeles City Hall

We reached Los Angeles City Hall in downtown LA by taking the metro to Civic Centre on the red line. The City Hall is next to Grand Park which is quite a pleasant place with fountains and flags. Los...
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Art - Architecture

The Broadway Spring Center is a parking garage and businesses. What caught my attention is the huge carved reliefs on the sides of the building. Very impressive and encouraging to know at least the...
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