So you are visiting Los Angeles for the first time or you’ve been an Angelino for a long time. Did you know that Los Angeles is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, with culturally rich neighborhoods and attractions throughout the city?
East L.A.’s Boyle Heights is a must for great Mexican food and the famed Mariachi Plaza. The Los Angeles Plaza Historic District in Downtown L.A. features the Olvera Street Mexican marketplace and the Avila Adobe, the oldest surviving residence in Los Angeles.
Chinatown is home to a thriving art gallery scene as well as restaurants and shops. Nearby Little Tokyo is home to the Japanese American National Museum and the site of the annual Nisei Week festival.
Leimert Park is considered the center of L.A.’s African-American arts scene. Koreatown has the highest concentration of nightclubs and restaurants in the country.
The Persian Square community near Westwood is home to the largest number of Persian-Americans outside of Iran.
With said, below are some attractions for getting in touch with your roots and seeing the range of diverse culture that Los Angeles has to offer:
For more info on muticultural attractions in Los Angeles, check: Discover Los Angeles