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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Museum
“A great modern art museum in DTLA. The permanent collection is wonderful and they always have great exhibitions going on.”
  • 488 locals recommend
Lounge
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“The Lakers, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike Bowling, Restaurants - Los Angeles Downtown area is expanding with activities, eateries and art galleries”
  • 154 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Glamorous rooftop setting with French small plates, handcrafted cocktails & grand views of the city.”
  • 347 locals recommend
Market
“MUST GO if you're DTLA with lots of mouths and opinions. It's an indoor/outdoor historic market, a perfect blend of old and new, a traditional and innovative FOOD SCENE.”
  • 329 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Visit the Grammy Museum and have lunch at any restaurant. So much of LA to offer ”
  • 225 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Located in downtown Los Angeles, the Walt Disney Concert Hall is the new home for the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and Los Angeles Master Chorale.”
  • 256 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“I highly recommend their pizzas and pastas! Afterwards, take a look at macaroon heaven! ”
  • 233 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Walt Disney Concert Hall across from the Broad museum and features wonderful exhibits of contemporary and modern art.”
  • 116 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Lakers, Clippers, Kings, and top concerts. Last minute tix are easy to score online. ”
  • 209 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The sight "never gets old" when you see this Frank Gehry space. Don't even need to go inside”
  • 128 locals recommend
Hotel
“Little Tokyo is full of many tiny shops and eateries! Go to Tea Master (in guidebook) and walk around this area. ”
  • 165 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Though much smaller than the Chinese neighborhoods of New York and San Francisco, great food and numerous small Chinese specialty stores still abound in Chinatown.”
  • 125 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“The origins of the City of Los Angeles, interesting shops and often site of many festivals”
  • 133 locals recommend
Convention Center
“We are about a 20-30 minute drive (depending on traffic) if you are attending an event.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art. There are three MOCA museums to enjoy; MOCA Grand Avenue, MOCA Pacific Design Center and The Geffen Contemporary located in Little Tokyo. The museum’s focus is on challenging works of art created since 1940. Matthew Barney and Mike Kelley were given shows here while the ground breaking street art exhibit “Art In The Streets” drawing large crowds of people to The Geffen was probably one of the most popular exhibits in recent times. There is also free admission every Thursday evening from 5:00pm – 8:00pm. ”
  • 146 locals recommend
Hotel
“The rooftop bar is an LA bucket list item, and poolside during the day with a cocktail is great during the summer.”
  • 170 locals recommend