• Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm


    10:00 am - 07:00 pm


    05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
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    Address: 125 Paseo De La Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012, United States Show on map

About Olvera Street, Los Angeles

Olvera Street is one of the oldest streets of Los Angeles. That is probably the reason why you would definitely find a lot of history attached to each nook and corner of this city.  It used to be a part of Chinatown in the past, but with passing time, its location had to be changed. The new location is a lot more lively and a lot more frequented by tourists and locals alike. There are 27 buildings of various ages still standing on Olvera Street, including the Avila Adobe (1818), the Pelanconi House (1857), and the Sepulveda House (1887). Sablo De Gloria is an important event held before Easter which is considered as a blessing of animals. Visit Olvera street and time travel with its tiny shops lined up, the colour and charm of an old town and catch a glimpse of old Spanish culture.

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Olvera Street Information

  • Guided tours are available.

How To Get To Olvera Street by Public Transport

  • Metrolink
  • Metro train
  • Buses to the main Street
  • Los Angeles Street
  • Arcadia Street
  • Alameda Street or Cesar Chavez Boulevard

Restaurants Near Olvera Street

  • Las Anitas
  • El Rancho Grande

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  • One of my favorite places to visit. I go there every time I'm in town. Great place to buy souvenirs from Latin/Mexican culture without leaving the country. It has historical significance for mexican culture. The museums are free and very interesting, great restaurants and the Plaza is beautiful.

  • Olvera Street is a unique opportunity to step out of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles and enjoy a colorful cultural experience. Full of food and traditionally Mexican wares, it is a great place to spend an hour or two browsing shops and enjoying a snack or meal. It is not uncommon to find music and dancing or other exciting events going on. Many of the vendors are cash only, and parking can be a chore, but Olvera Street remains on must see list for LA. While in the area, be sure to check out Union Station and Philippe's the Original.

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  • This place is full of history and is so amazing to see! This is where Los Angeles first started as a small town. This little street has lots of little shops and great Mexican restaurants. What a great place to start before you tour the rest of the city.

  • This place is best during the week. And when kids are in school! It's not so packed and still fun. Still get to see tourists and lunch is better cause the staff doesn't make you feel rushed or wait too long for seating. Honestly. A weekday trip is a hidden gem! Weekends still fun, But super packed! Personally I like being social but, not overcrowded. And its easier to find parking during the weekday too! Oh and I was told they have a new cross now! Jackie Hadnot was there (would've taken his photo but my phone was dead all day) he made a beautiful new cross! When I play tourist with visiting relatives photos don't get photo bombed during the weekday either, and everyone just seems more pleasant when not being rushed.

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  • Really cool place! Great place to visit for a quick history lesson as well as some really good food. Also tons of pop up shops and entertainment.

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