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Address: Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone Number:
+1 626-795-9311

The site of the Rose Parade in Pasadena.

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Old Town Pasadena is a GREAT place to visit...If you are in the mood to shop and eat, everything you need is here. There are all types of restaurants, that can fit everyone's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old Town Pasadena is a GREAT place to visit...If you are in the mood to shop and eat, everything you need is here. There are all types of restaurants, that can fit everyone's budget. There are many individual stores, along the Boulevard, as well as at the Pasadena outdoor mall. Besides all the restaurants and shops on the Boulevard, there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attending the Rose Parade has been on my bucket list since I was a child. I finally made it. It didn't disappoint. The floats were spectacular. The people working the parade and those attending were wonderful. Pasadena is a beautiful city. The varied architecture was magnificent. I hope to return again to enjoy the wonderful museums that I missed on... More 

Thank Linda H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun activity with the family to welcome in the New Year. Worth it to see the gigantic floats and the marching bands on the sidelines. TV just doesn't provide the scale and the celebratory atmosphere. We brought our lawn chairs and it came in handy. We are surrounded by locals who knows what to expect. A family even brought their... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will love this street. Quaint cute shops and restaurants. Small town feel. You will love it!!! Beware of parking as it is monitored carefully.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I am always amazed at how much this place has changed. Once a derelict area in Pasadena now a thriving Mecca for shopping, eating and people watching. Find a local city owned garage and free parking for 90 min.

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Vail, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

There are so many places to eat and have a good time with friends. Just start walking down Colorado and pick some places to visit. Do not just keep going back to the same restaurant or pub, try different places.

Thank Carl G
California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is part of the original Route 66. Starting at Orange Grove, there's the wonderful Norton Simon Museum with an amazing Impressionist collection, among many outstanding galleries, plus a great outdoor garden with Henry Moore and other notable sculptures. You then come to six or so blocks of "Old Town," an area the City wanted to tear down in the... More 

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Main street on where the Parade of Roses passes every New Year's Day. Metropolitan city street, modern and historical too!

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

You'll find shopping and dining for every taste in shops that are both old and new. This is an easy walk from end to end.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

East Colorado Blvd “tourist corridor” stretches from the Long Beach Freeway on the west to Los Robles Avenue on the east and contains three major tourist attractions: Old Pasadena, the Paseo Colorado Shopping Mall, plus the Pasadena Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel which are connected to Colorado Blvd, but are actually on East Green Street. Pasadena can best be described... More 

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