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Address: 800 N Alameda St, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2177
Phone Number: +1 800-872-7245

First Los Angeles train depot.

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beautiful architecture

An amazing space that has been modernized and re-envisioned - Fantastic event space - Take the Red Line or Gold Line - or AMTRAK - awesome conectivity

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing space that has been modernized and re-envisioned - Fantastic event space - Take the Red Line or Gold Line - or AMTRAK - awesome conectivity

Thank cbeandrew
Los Angeles, California
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

beautiful art deco style building, so inspirational that it was used for many film noit genre movies in old Hollywood. It is a well maintained fully functioning train station across from Olvera Street. This is a nice spot to visit for its architecture and beauty and maybe even a traveling optioninstead of flying. Surrounding asrea has good restaurants and sight... More 

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Lockeford, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure how one reviews a train station.I come in on the thruway bus connecting to Amtrak's San Joaquin train which goes down the Central Valley of California from Sacramento to Bakersfield. Depending o n which hotel I am staying at, I can board the Metro Red Line to within a block, or I can go across the street and... More 

Thank John W
Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well laid out, nicely appointed building. There are several train lines and bus lines here, from commuter to long-distance rides.

Thank Canadiancitylover
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode the metro rail from west LA to union station on a visit to Olvera street. It is one of the best. Clean, fast and convenient not to mention reasonable. Union Station was confusing for a first time visit, but many of the security People were helpful. The staton is beautiful with many of it' original areas intact. Great access... More 

Thank 3Eagles
Spring Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I fly into LAX, I take the fly-away bus from LAX to union station and catch the Amtrak back to San Diego and vice versa. I love the art design of the main terminal. It gives grand central station a run for its money.

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san francisco, ca.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is this station the main hub for all transit..it is a beautiful Art Deco designed building...many movies made here..it's undergoing a nice redux with restaurants coming in..vendors..shopping..more..

Thank mariaaba
Torrance, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance reminds you of earlier eras which makes it really nostalgic. It is really easy to get around and find your train gateway easily. The people that work there are also friendly - my favorite - get a huge pretzel while your there.

Thank Leslie K
Los Angeles, California
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120 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A one time experience, to my knowledge it seems to be a good running system with beautiful architecture design. Parking seemed to be under control and well organized. It was easy in and easy out. Everything just seemed to move easily.

Thank LaVerne R
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the ride and travel with comfort. Beautiful piece of our country. Superb piece of art and the view is magnificent.

Thank Marius C

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