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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals may not 'get' just how iconic this area is. Growing up and watching all those TV shows, this area was featured all the time and for those of us who never experienced it, it is pretty cool to see it now (despite the fact...More

Thank Ydnar
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Wandering around from the business district you hit the down part. Nice historic buildings with some great facades. Although you want to wander looking at them the overall feeling is grimy, smelly and unsafe. Lots of LAPD about they need to be so many homeless...More

Thank 123LS
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are an architecture buff don't miss seeing how vintage classic buildings give way to modern ones offering a place of dramatic contracts. On one side, luxurious shops and restaurants clash against the crawling poverty of hundreds of people leaving in camping tents across...More

Thank Luís G
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This district of Los Angeles will turn out to be very chaotic during daylight hours for the presence of numerous administrative buildings, sales and headquarters of major banks like any self-respected downtown. So you can enjoy the area's high-rise buildings, which appear to be less...More

1  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for great restaurants, evening roaming around then this is the place. This place had attractions for throughout the day, right from 9am later midnight. Must see places are Microsoft theater zone, staples etc., after 9pm this location is just colorful and...More

1  Thank Srinivas P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We just wandered and were pleased wth the classic downtown architecture. Some buildings have been renovated and more renovations are on the way. Unfortunately way too much traffic, noise and pollution.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Downtown LA is not a very noce area in the city. I went with my mom and she was kinda afraid of all the homeless. The streets smell pretty bad, is a very dirty and unsafe place. We stayed in a hotel in downtown that...More

1  Thank Ximena C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Certainly there are parts of the city center is interesting but it is overshadowed by all social misery. Most are within walking distance.Combined the visit with Art District, The Broad and some occasional restaurant, it immediately becomes much more interesting.

1  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This area would have been really neat.....back in 1950 or so. Now it is dirty Dirty DIRTY with a post-apocalyptic level of mentally ill people, homeless people, and mentally ill homeless people. I've been to old cities that are dirty; Paris/London/Florence but LA is not...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Downtown LA is crazy. Crazy that there can be so much wealth and poverty living side by side. The sidewalks reek of urine, and are full of obviously mentally ill homeless people. Sure there are some really interesting and historic buildings to see, but it's...More

2  Thank Mike O
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Downtown
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
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