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Impressive hall architecture complete with tours most days.
Impressive hall architecture complete with tours most days. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is open to the public Christmas Eve day with almost round the clock performances by amateur cultural arts groups. The Walt Disney Hall has daily tours, check website for schedules.
The Walt Disney Concert Hall is the home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale, presenting an excellent program of classical music, contemporary music, world music and jazz
The permanent collection is fairly interesting, but the changing exhibitions can be more hit or miss
Built in 1893, the Bradbury Building is one of Southern California's most remarkable architectural achievements
This large and austere cathedral, dedicated to Saint Vibiana, is the head of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
At 73 floors and 1,017 feet, it is said to be the tallest building between Chicago and Hong Kong
Huge library rebuilt in the 1980s and '90s
The Theater District along Broadway has been converted to discount jewelry, electronics and ethnic shops, but much of the architecture and the marquees remain
A tranquil hideaway tucked in the heart of the Jewelry District
The Japanese district features restaurants, museums, and shops
Olvera Street is the historic heart of Los Angeles, and the city derives its name from the pueblo established here (Nuestra Senora Reina de los Angeles - Our Lady the Queen of the Angels)