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Address: Main and Alameda streets, 125 Paseo de la Plaza 90012, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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+1 213-485-6855
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special...

The oldest street in Los Angeles is fun to visit, especially during special events like the "Blessing of the Animals" or "Dia De Los Muertos" (Day of the Dead.)

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Great place for some Los Angeles History

Olvera Street is a great place to go for some Los Angeles History and Flavor. There are several cultural museums, the oldest Adobe House, places to eat, even a Social Justice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very sweet and quaint wee market area. Lots of nooks and cranny areas to explore. Make sure you take the time to visit the previous censored, but now being restored, Revolutionary Mural by David Siqueiros. This area is steeped in history and definitely worth a visit.

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Thank JWoody65
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is really fun to walk around and browse the shops for authentic Mexican goods. Nice Resturant's , some with music. Great margaritas to drink. Outdoor entertainment at the end of the block where there are two nice churches to visit. I love the old adobie house that has tours through it.

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Thank Amy R
los angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Celito Lindo is a little hole in the wall place on Olivera Street. They have the best taquitos at a great price. Seating is tight and a line forms around noon, but the line moves quickly. The chili relleno is also the best in the Pueblo area. Definitely a must try if you're in the area!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This street has the oldest house in LA. It is very interesting historically and has great mexican shops and stalls. Had a good time here.

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Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

oldest part of la and contains oldest house very mexican, good atmosphere but one or two dody characters lurking abouyt

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Thank Richard F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Olvera Street is a great place to go for some Los Angeles History and Flavor. There are several cultural museums, the oldest Adobe House, places to eat, even a Social Justice Museum!

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Thank Susan S
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever wanted to go back in time while in Los Angeles then Olvera Street is the place to visit. The weekends are filled with song and dance just like ole' Mexico... Enjoy

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Santa Monica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restored area shows what LA was in the early years. There are museums, old houses, shops and restaurants on the street and there is usually music. The area is surrounded by historic old LA buildings such as Pico House and the old fire station. Don't miss it.

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Gardena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get to enjoy delicious Mexican Food...and take home a few Mexican souvenirs! There is a lot of history also that you'll pick up on the way.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Olvera Street is nice to visit but it only takes about 30 mins to tour. It like going to the market place in Mexico. You can plan several places after touring Olvera Street.

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