Los Angeles Downtown

Looking for things to do in Downtown Los Angeles? It can be really nice, after a few days of sightseeing, to leave Hollywood behind and to visit Downtown Los Angeles and it’s vibrant Olvera street. Here’s a few ideas for things to do in Downtown LA:

Things to do in Downtown Los Angeles

Visit Grand Central Market in Downtown – This market provides fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry and fresh fish from California and around the world. The Grand Central Market has been around since 1917.

Olvera Street is a place where thousands of people from all over the world come to shop for the best bargains in town on a sunny California afternoon. This street is the oldest part of Downtown. It contains many Mexican markets and gift shops with some of the most unique souvenirs that you will find in LA.

Want to explore some of the cultural diversity in Downtown Los Angeles? This is the perfect place for cultural exploring, with its Chinatown and Little Tokyo neighborhoods. If you are passionate about food then you will be happy to know that there are several culinary tours around downtown, that help you explore the area, and to taste some of the different ethnic food at the same time!

If you’re looking for entertainment, then we recommend you head to the LA Live in Downtown, which is a dining and entertainment complex. Here you can catch some of the famous Times Square atmosphere with the high definition outdoor screens.

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