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Address: Lower Downtown, Denver, CO 80202
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+1 303-628-5428

Short for Lower Downtown, this 29-block section of trendy bars, restaurants...

Short for Lower Downtown, this 29-block section of trendy bars, restaurants and shops also contains preserved buildings from the city's original settlement.

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Fun Area with History, Renovation and Excitement

I've been a Denver resident for 30+ years and have entusiastically witnessed the exciting renovation of Lower Downtown or LoDo into a vibrant, exciting community for residents and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill B
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been a Denver resident for 30+ years and have entusiastically witnessed the exciting renovation of Lower Downtown or LoDo into a vibrant, exciting community for residents and visitors alike. Anchored by Coors Field, home of the MLB Colorado Rockies, LoDo is home to residences, hotels, restaurants and businesses. For a visit or a lifestyle, LoDo is one of Denver's... More 

Thank Bill B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very quick way to view the dynamic growth of the city. It is easy to walk the area in an hour or so and see food and retail that is ready for your experience. Probably not the most interesting thing to children.

Thank Pixelpanderer
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started at Union Station then walked down 16th Street Mall. There is a large variety of restaurants and pubs; something for everyone. We didn't see many shopping opportunities but found a couple of things nonetheless. There is a bus you can easily hop on to ride back to Union Station if you get tired of walking. A nice way... More 

1 Thank Jamie G
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455 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Food, shopping, museums, and people watching and exercise. Everything is easy. Feels safe if you are alone.

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Thornton, Colorado, United States
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133 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Okay people, heres the skinny on LoDo. I grew up in Colorado and LoDo used to be the industrial/warehouse section of Denver. Back in the day unless you worked or delivered into those area's, you didnt travel that way, you stayed by the Tivoli or 16th street mall. The area is nice and there are great places to eat, bars,... More 

1 Thank Peter P
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This neighborhood is a fun place to walk around. Lots of places to eat and drink. There are bars to hang out. Grab a coffee and talk a walk.

Thank Autumn M
Denver, Colorado
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920 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

LODO is an area of downtown Denver that is now a neighborhood with upscale lofts and lots of restaurants and shops. We have friends living here and visit often. Lots to enjoy.

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Glen St Mary
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We loved every part of LoDo. We could walk just about everywhere. There's a ton of food options, and great shopping. You have to visit if you're in the Denver area.

Thank Haley T
Brisbane, Australia
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134 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

LODO- Lower Downtown is the definition of hip, fun and historic. The lower downtown is a 6sq block radius and is popular with upscale restaurants, boutique stores, nightlife, bars and craft breweries. The area has a real warehouse industrial style to it. With large brick warehouses this neighbourhood thrives on the craft beweries that Denver is becoming famous for. The... More 

1 Thank JessMTATravel
Wichita, Kansas
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90 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

But plagued by poor signage, poor signage to get from Light Rail to Union Station, poor information as to the attractions in the immediate area, horrible parking as in non-available if you drive. Great historical features, but something needs to be done to make the area friendlier.

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