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Old and New Downtown Los Angeles Tour

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
Old and New Downtown Los Angeles Tour
From US$22.00
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Old and New Downtown Los Angeles Tour
From US$22.00
Some things just don't get old, especially when they're part of LA's historic Downtown core. On this 2-hour walking tour, your small group visits some of the finest architectural sites from the city's golden era: the Pantages, the Bradbury Building, Grand Central Market and the Broadway Theater District. There's no better way to get a feel for the City of Angels than exploring it on foot, so let a local guide lead your way and absorb the colorful street scenes, history and people.
What to Expect
Experience the history of Los Angeles from its mirrored development in the early 20th Century to its eventual growth of unique landmarks, which have become new destinations for all to explore.

Tour Highlights:
- Angels Flight, shortest railway in the world
- Grand Central Market
- Bradbury Building, LA's oldest commercial operating building
- Los Angeles Times
- Spring Street, the Wall Street of the West
- Broadway Theater District
- Jewelry District
- Pershing Square Park
Reviews (41)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely experience

Being a foreigner in the USA, but in love with the History and the buildings of the historic core of DTLA, this tour has been absolutely a lovely experience. Julie, our guide, not only explained us all about the history of the buildings, but also...More

Thank 203Sebstar203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fun insight into Downtown

My sister and I booked a last minute tour for the 2hr Downtown LA tour. It was an intimate tour of only 3 of us and Michael as our guide. Michael was fun, informative and friendly; a total asset to the team!!!!! It was a...More

Thank Hales L
Reviewed 16 August 2018
A wonderful couple of hours learning the history of Downtown!

We loved this tour! Michael, our excellent tour guide, explained so much about the history of Downtown and it's evolution from the 1800's to today as reflected in the architecture, old and new, of Downtown. I'm a native of L.A. and couldn't believe how much...More

2  Thank HollyK777
Reviewed 2 August 2018
Wonderful insights into the city

We did the tour in June with Michael. It was great - plenty of information about places you would never notice on your own. We went inside some great buildings and heard lots of interesting stories. Michael was very well informed and could answer all...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed 15 May 2018
I'd definitely recommend this tour

I have joined both the LA Beginning and Old & New Downtown LA tour on the same day,, there was around 20 mins gap in between, with the Grand Central Market nearby that can grab a quick lunch easily. Phil has been a great tour...More

Thank Littlefu2015
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22 August 2018|
Response from kellerdrake | Reviewed this property |
Good question. Check with the tour operator to see if they offer private tours for families in the later part of the afternoon.