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Rose Bowl Stadium

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Address: 1001 Rose Bowl Dr, Pasadena, CA 91103-2813
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+1 626-577-3100
08:30 - 17:30
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This famous stadium is the home of one of America's most popular annual...

This famous stadium is the home of one of America's most popular annual college football games.

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We are huge Penn State fans so we decided to make the trip to Pasadena this past year to see PSU vs. USC. The game was epic to say the least. We wish the outcome would have been... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Fulshear, Texas
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband surprised me with this Rose Bowl tour. Our tour guide Marietta was wonderful. She shared lots of wonderful information about Anaheim, restaurants, beaches and the Rose Bowl. This tour kept us busy for several days. We would load up on our comfortable motor coach and would sit back and enjoy our sightseeing. We drove down Hollywood blvd. We... More 

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Pasadena, California
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This famous stadium built in 1921 is an icon of the city hosting the Annual Rose Bowl football game and numerous concerts and festivals throughout the year. Recently modernized, it is a fantastic venue to be entertained and delighted. Located next to the Brookside Golf Course along the Arroyo river. Plenty of places to Jog and appreciate the natural beauty... More 

Thank dmasu2005
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are huge Penn State fans so we decided to make the trip to Pasadena this past year to see PSU vs. USC. The game was epic to say the least. We wish the outcome would have been different, but we thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Rose Bowl. The USC fans were super nice and friendly, which made the... More 

Thank Carley R
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574 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myth, Legend, Iconic, Historic ... yes, it does But, as a sports venue ... lacking in so many ways ... grounds are ordinary, restrooms are few, crowded, and long lines ... concessions are limited ... crowded tunnels ... only one big screen available ... not impressed ... Try the Big 10 stadiums for venues

Thank Chuck2010
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back from attending my second Rose Bowl (alas both were Penn State defeats) and would highly encourage any football fan to make an effort to see a game in this iconic venue. The stadium itself, sits in the Arroyo Seco, an ancient dry riverbed a mile or two from Pasadena's famous Colorado Boulevard. The huge valley is quite... More 

Thank William B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A friend who is a tour guide gave us a great tour. We learned the history through pictures of the stadium and viewed pictures of UCLA and other greats in the locker rooms. Living in Alabama it was interesting to see how man occasions the Alabama played in the Rose Bowl. EAch year there is a placard at the entrance... More 

Thank John15-1
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Back again since 2014. Seating=higher seats are better that lower seats. Parking is still very important. Seriously consider Lot H, if available. Worth the price. Easy in and easy out. The 2017 Rose Bowl game was fantastic!

Thank TravelinAlan
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This stadiuhm hasn't been renovated in decades. Far too few restrooms. Lines for both men and women over half hour long. Some stairways are actually dangerous. I am 4'10" and 65 years old and our seats were in row 76 of 77. The stairs up had NO handrail a d each step was at least 12 inches high. It was... More 

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southern california
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

After parade, we tailgated until it was time for the football game started! Great thing to do on New Year's Day! USC vs Penn State! Fun day. A must do!

Thank southerncaligirl72
Hoboken, New Jersey
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Went to see the Rose Bowl 2017 and it was a great experience. Only 3 ways to enter by vehicle, so expect a long wait for a stadium that seats close to 95k. Old stadium so none of the flashy stuff, only one screen to look at. Seats are all bleacher style seats, so bring a cushion. Amid the mountains,... More 

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