Paying a visit to Olvera Street gives visitors a hint of original Los Angeles. Situated in the oldest part of the city, 27 historical buildings still stand along a path that follows the original street. The 19th-century architecture reflects the Mexican influence on the city with stately stucco and pastels. Tour the oldest residence in the city, Avila Adobe, to see period furnishings and to appreciate its simple architecture. Many of the shops and sites along the street pay tribute to Mexican traditions. Keep your eyes peeled for celebrities at the many cafes along the street. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Los Angeles holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Olvera Street and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Olvera Street Reviews
This was a 3 min walk from the first hop on hop off bus stop. It is quite a pretty Mexican area comprising of a short street of shops, stalls and restaurants. more »
Me gustó este punto turístico pero creo que deberían dar mas importancia a lo histórico y no tanto a lo comercial, aquí puedan encontrar comida mexicana, y la primera casa de adobe en Los Ángeles, la ... more »I liked this tourist spot but I think they should give more importance to the historical and not so much to the commercial, here they can find Mexican food, and the first adobe house in Los Angeles, which they turned into a museum and it is totally free,
Plan your trip to Los Angeles
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
Side trips from Los Angeles
Hidden gems in Los Angeles
View all >
View all >
Nearby attractions in Los Angeles
Plans to Olvera Street by other users
30 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM RUSSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDIA November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDONESIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium