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Olvera Street

N Main St and N Alameda St, Los Angeles, California 90079 USA

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Free to Visit
Open Now
Sun 10a-8:30p
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
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“the birthplace of Los Angeles”

Olvera Street, known as “the birthplace of Los Angeles,” is a Mexican Marketplace that recreates a romantic “Old Los Angeles” with a block-long narrow, tree-shaded, brick-lined market with old structures, painted stalls, street vendors, cafes, restaurants and gift shops.  Olvera Street was created in 1930 “to preserve and present the customs and trades of early California."  Many of the merchants on Olvera Street today are descended from the original vendors.  Visitors from around the world stroll around the marketplace smelling the ever-present taquitos and tacos at the outdoor cafes, listening to the strolling mariachi music, and watching Aztecs and Mexican folkloric dancers. The puestos offer handcrafted items such as pottery, belts, wallets, purses, leather and Mexican folk art.  

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Olvera Street

N Main St and N Alameda St
Los Angeles, California
90079 USA

Hours

Open now until 8:30 pm
  • Sun, Sat: 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
  • Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking

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