Old and New Downtown Los Angeles Walking Tour

77 Reviews | Los Angeles, USA

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2 hours (Approx.)
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Experience the history of Los Angeles from its urban development in the early 20th Century to now a home of historic landmarks. See the transformation of a commercially developed neighborhood into a residential community. You will see how our early 1900s buildings are part of the renovation of a new downtown!


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families



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77 reviews

Average 4.86 out of 5 stars based on 77 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Loretta K, Nov 2022 Verified
Phil was wonderful and he showed and told us things that we never knew. We are born and raised in Los Angeles.I would do it again with Phil the same tour
Charlie_N, Nov 2022 Verified
Excellent time touring with Phillip! Highly reccomend to anyone looking to learn a little about LA’s architectural history; whether you’re a tourist or have lived here your whole life.
DrMBTI, Nov 2022 Verified
The best tip I can give to someone is to get Phil as your guide, his knowledge, energy, and love for his work is unsurpassed. We should be paying doubt and tipping generously for his talent and knowledge.
vanessalF7532RP, Oct 2022 Verified
Phil was our guide and he's awesome! He's very friendly, and has a lot of stories to share and illustrated them in a great way! I learned a lot of the history and fun stories of those place. Highly recommended!!
Andrea F, Oct 2022 Verified
Small sized tour of historic downtown LA spots you would never find / notice on your own. Phil was an excellent and knowledgeable guide.
William_H, Oct 2022 Verified
Knowledgeable guide walks you through the heart of historic downtown Los Angeles and describes its many transformations.
lorrainetB3778ON, Oct 2022 Verified
The inside of the Bradbury Building was my favorite part. The guide was very knowledgeable and it's so fun to find "surprises" such as the inside of the Bradbury Building. Without a guide telling us about it, we would just walk by it. The guide also provided some suggestions for dinner, which was appreciated. Great Time!
fishertrick, Oct 2022 Verified
Phil Rocks! We did the Old and New Downtown LA walking tour with our tour guide Phil and it was fantastic. Phil is extremely knowledgable about the history, architecture and cultures of LA. He is well researched and has great qualifications for this role. The tour was extremely informative and well worth the two hours at a reasonable price. This was one of many walking tours we have done in other cities and we highly recommend this one for the quality and experience.
Craig_A, Oct 2022 Verified
Beautifully narrated history of the original LA life with extraordinary buildings and architectures.
Stephanie_B, Oct 2022 Verified
Really compelling stories. Fantastic guide! A great way to reacquaint myself with downtown being a native.

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