Pasadena is world-famous for its incredible architecture, historic landmarks, treasured attractions, expansive culinary scene, and one-of-a-kind shopping excursions. With over 30 nationally registered historic districts packed into 23 square miles in Pasadena, there are countless stories tucked away in the brick alleyways and and urban wildlife, just waiting to be unearthed.
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PASADENA FAST FACTS
Pasadena truly is a pedestrian-friendly city. Visitors can stroll along beautiful tree-lined South Lake Avenue, known as Pasadena’s premier shopping district, while an eclectic mix of antique stores, galleries and specialty shops can be found in the Playhouse Village. Old Pasadena, a 22-block historical area featuring 19th century structures and quaint alleyways, is one of Southern California’s hottest main-street entertainment districts. With 200 specialty shops, antique havens, boutiques, bistros and entertainment venues, Old Pasadena offers something for everyone.
HISTORICAL SITES, MUSEUMS & CULTURAL VENUES
Pasadena captures the essence of beauty and style with its historic architecture, world-class art museums, acres of botanical gardens, landmark theaters and three distinct districts offering an eclectic collection of dining, shopping and entertainment.
PASADENA’S GROWING CULINARY SCENE
Serving cuisine from all parts of the world, Pasadena offers over 600 restaurants – more per capita than New York City. Diners can choose from charming outdoor cafes to elegant dining rooms and everything in between.