California Plaza
California Plaza
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Neighbourhood: Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering buildings, bustling streets, and industrial warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of cultures here with a growing influx of business professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts, bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly. Downtown is home to some of the very best restaurants in the city leading the LA foodie scene, plus it is the location of cultural and sports venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Staples Center, and the Coliseum at the University of Southern California.
How to get there
  • Pershing Square • 6 min walk
  • Civic Center/Grand Park • 9 min walk

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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK5,690 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
In downtown you can easily find and spend 15 mins relaxing in the charming California Plaza, nice area to stroll through.
Written 24 December 2019
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Sumesh K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates364 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Business
A lot of hotels , restaurants, museums and great place to spend time and see the local attractions. Also if you want see around Los Angeles, I think this is great place to stay
Written 19 June 2019
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alan r
Silverdale, WA80 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
A beautiful space full of restaurants ands and coffee shops with a few specialty shops thrown in. Almost every thing is closed by 8 and that was extremly disapointing.
Written 18 February 2019
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Kelab
Los Angeles, CA3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Friends
Every summer weekend from June through August a free concert series is hosted at California Plaza in DTLA. It features music, dance, film, spoken word artists and speakers from around the world.

The California Plaza features Amphitheatre styled seating with a fountain and it is an outdoor venue. There are a few eateries on the ground floor. It is a great place to meet friends to enjoy music from around the world. I suggest bringing blankets, a picnic basket, wine, and comfortable seats for this multicultural journey under the stars.
Written 19 June 2018
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newspapertaxi
Nottingham, UK305 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Couples
Peaceful little area in the middle of all the skyscrapers with a few cafes. a water feature and plenty of seating. They have some sort of entertainment on some evenings - the night before we visited they somehow managed to attach some strings to a nearby incredibly tall building and someone played them like a harp!
Written 28 June 2017
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outthere1000
119 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Solo
This lovely spot is in the middle of town, overlooked by the Omni Hotel amongst other tall buildings. There is a walkway, a lake, and plenty of tables and chairs where one can rest and enjoy the spot. It's a sunken area (on the side of a hill, really), and there's a walkway around the top of it as well. On one side is the old cable car building, nicely restored, though the cable car running down the hillside is no longer in operation.
Written 12 October 2016
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