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Old Pasadena, Pasadena

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The historical district of Old Pasadena is a popular spot for an atmospheric stroll, dinner, or shopping. The culturally rich neighborhood was once in a period of disrepair, but concerted efforts in recent decades have made this one of Southern California's most popular pedestrian areas. Charming brick buildings house a variety of trendy boutiques, lively bars, antique stores, and ethnic restaurants. You can find comedy clubs, movie theaters, and street performers providing entertainment options. For more information about the history of the area, consider taking a guided walking tour. Make Old Pasadena a centerpiece of your Pasadena vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Pasadena trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • It's nice to walk in the street when it's nice, it's very convenient to go shopping or eat something, and you don't want to walk and sit down for a cup of coffee. The public and municipal governments must go for a walk.
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  • This is the happening district of Pasadena where most locals and tourists come to shop and eat. The area can get busy and the auto parking can be tough to find but you have the bus and metro to get yo...  more »

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