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Address: Boundaries are South Hill St, South Olive St, West Sixth St, and West Fifth St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Farmers market

I would've loved to have given this a higher rating but one half of the park was a farmers market while the other half was closed. I would've liked to have walked around more... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would've loved to have given this a higher rating but one half of the park was a farmers market while the other half was closed. I would've liked to have walked around more without seeing the place filled with a lot of homeless people. It sadly becomes a sore eye.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Located in the heart of city surrounded by high rise building. It's a nice area to in the downtown but nearby can find homeless people too.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

This colorful city square located in the jewelry district, high rise buildings surround it. sometimes there are lunch time activities, summer music play, winter ice skating. Screen the busy street traffic, but I think in it people should see the busy street to enjoy people watching.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I originally intended to see the Liquid Shard exhibition in the square, but it was over by the time I visited. Still, I decided to go and check out the square before taking class at Bar Method a couple of blocks away, and I am glad I did. The space is bright and colorful--a nice break from the stern facades... More 

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Grayson, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nice area to listen to music, have a picnic on the lawn, eat dinner from a food truck. So much going on at this one spot in the city that changes often... nice to have in downtown LA among buildings, shops and restaurants.

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

First of all a disclaimer: I was here in July 2015, and what I'll write about is highly dynamic, so it might be completely different each time of year. However, the review might still be relevant for tourists. Pershing square is probably the most famous public square in LA. It appears in a lot of popular culture and media, and... More 

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Thank Ynhockey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

While walking around we stumbled upon this location. We were absolutely amazed at the hand made crafts from Morocco. The artist themselves were selling the items and very friendly. If you want a truly unique piece of work you must go here.

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Thank Golgo8
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

The strangely decorated park features an odd fountain and structure inside that feels a bit pulled from a 1990's film. It is largely composed of cement and lined with palm trees. While there is talks of an update to this poorly dated place, it has yet to happen. Perhaps visit in the winter months when there is an ice rink... More 

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Thank Thomas G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Visited this place because its part of Hilary Duff's movie, A Cinderella Story movie background. It's like childhood all over again. Very nice place to chill!

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Thank leowanie L
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

We have visited the Pershing square a few years ago and this year again for gun in the ice rink. This place is really nice and has a relaxed feeling - even when there is a crowd. We tried one hour in the ice $13 each person (skates included). $9 without skates. They have cute penguins and polar beats for... More 

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