Pasadena Tourism

Pasadena /ˌpæsəˈdiːnə/ is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2013, the estimated population of Pasadena was 139,731, making it the 183rd-largest city in the United States. Pasadena is the ninth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Pasadena was incorporated on June 19, 1886, becoming only the second city to be incorporated in what is now Los Angeles County, after Los Angeles (April 4, 1850). It is one of the primary cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley. The city is known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. In addition, Pasadena is also home to many scientific and cultural institutions, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Art Center College of Design, the Pasadena Playhouse, the Norton Simon Museum and the USC Pacific Asia Museum.

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Located in the state of California, Pasadena is most well-known for hosting the annual Rose Bowl football game and Tournament of Roses parade. Pasadena is home to many educational institutions, the most prominent being the California Institute of Technology, famously known as Caltech, Pasadena City College, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Art Centre College of Design. Pasadena is a cultural hub with as many as 14 museums and 11 performing arts organizations present here. Some of the must visit places in Pasadena are: Old Pasadena; The Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens; Norton Simon Museum; California Institute of Technology; Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Pasadena Museum of History; Kid space Museum; and Robinson Memorial. You can also go hiking at the nearby The San Gabriel mountains.

  • Know the pollution level of Pasadena before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Pasadena for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Pasadena.

    • Burglary and Theft 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.83 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.33 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Pasadena is 189.2 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.64 (High)
    • Climate Index 67.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 37.67 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.88 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 90.28 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.02 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.05 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pasadena

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 22.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

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