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Olvera Street, Los Angeles

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.
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  • 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 »
  • 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,
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