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This large and austere cathedral, dedicated to Saint Vibiana, is the head of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
This large and austere cathedral, dedicated to Saint Vibiana, is the head of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It was opened in 2002 at a cost of nearly $200 million, replacing The Cathedral of St Vibiana which was heavily damaged in the 1994 earthquake.
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
Impressive hall architecture complete with tours most days
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)
Built in 1893, the Bradbury Building is one of Southern California's most remarkable architectural achievements
Not just a train station or metro stop, the grandiose 1908 Beaux Arts building by legendary American architect Daniel Burnham makes it worth a look-the ceremonial entrance is stunning
The permanent collection is fairly interesting, but the changing exhibitions can be more hit or miss
The Japanese district features restaurants, museums, and shops
LA's Chinatown is centered around the Los Angeles River and North Broadway, featuring hundreds of ethnic Asian businesses and residential units
A branch of MOCA tucked away in Little Tokyo
Covers the Japanese-American experience, with a special emphasis on the concentration camps of World War II