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Olvera Street - Things to Know Before Visiting

Olvera St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

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About Olvera Street

Olvera Street is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Los Angeles. It is a historic street in downtown Los Angeles, and a part of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, the area immediately around the 19th-century Los Angeles Plaza, which has been the main square of the city since the early 1820s.


Attractions Near Olvera Street

Los Angeles City Hall
Los Angeles City Hall0.61km from Olvera Street

Los Angeles City Hall is the center of the government of the city of Los Angeles, California, and houses the mayor's office and the meeting chambers and offices of the Los Angeles City Council. The building is open to the public, so you can see this piece of history up close. Inside, you'll find alluring aesthetics as impressive as the outside, with hanging chandeliers and high ceilings. Most of the time visitors spend about an hour here.

Grand Park
Grand Park0.75km from Olvera Street

Grand Park is a 12-acre civic park, stretching from The Music Center to City Hall, providing Angelenos with year-round free public programming and green spaces to connect, create, and celebrate. It include tree-shaded sidewalks, drought-tolerant plants, an interactive fountain plaza, performance lawns and courtyards, plenty of street lights, movable park furniture, and kiosks to encourage the walking and exploration of the area.

Japanese American National Museum
Japanese American National Museum0.89km from Olvera Street

This is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry as an integral part of U.S. history.The museum covers more than 130 years of Japanese-American history, dating to the first Issei generation of immigrants. It also contains artifacts, textiles, art, photographs, and oral histories of Japanese Americans. There are s o many other things to see and study here. It will be a worth visit.

Walt Disney Concert Hall
Walt Disney Concert Hall1.13km from Olvera Street

Fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center designed by Frank Gehry. Home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. A tribute to Walt Disney's devotion to the arts and to the city.

Bradbury Building
Bradbury Building1.2km from Olvera Street

An architectural landmark in downtown Los Angeles. Built in 1893, the five-story office building is best known for its extraordinary skylit atrium of access walkways, stairs and elevators, and their ornate ironwork.

The Broad
The Broad1.22km from Olvera Street

A contemporary art museum with free general admission to its permanent collection galleries. Houses a nearly 2,000-piece collection of contemporary art, featuring 200 artists.

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