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Olvera street also known as la plazita Olvera is the center of Los Angeles. This is were it was founded. This is a good place to get some Mexican food and trinkets at a good price. Located next to downtown Los Angeles it also offers...More
A small ish street full of Mexican restaurants, shops and Mexican gifts shops. Has the oldest house in LA there and that is free to enter before 4pm. It’s not Mexico, I know this. It’s not trying to imitate I think. Take it how it...More
Went to an amazing immersive theater event last night at the Pico House at Olvera Street. The action covers the strange obsessive life of Edgar Allan Poe, and takes place throughout the building, which was the first major hotel in LA and was built in...More
Not an awful lot to the street with it dominated by Mexican street stalls selling everything you expect. The tacquitas were very good but to be honest would whizz through as interesting history here is overwhelmed by leather sandals, wrestlers masks and tourists
Across from LA Union Station, easy access. lots of small shops and eating spots. History everywhere. Unfortunately some of the statues were defaced with paint, but we could still get the history. A good stop to learn more about LA or just walk through the...More
Took my teenage daughter down to Olvera Street for a short visit. It felt like we were back in a Mexican marketplace. The atmosphere was celebratory and fun. This is a nice place to visit if you are already in the downtown area.