Pasadena

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Pasadena
With remarkable museums and art galleries, this Californian city is known as one of the cultural centers of the San Gabriel Valley.

Pasadena has many cultural and scientific institutions, including the renowned California Institute of Technology. This city is an important hub of creative and historic life in California. Visit well-known museums, art galleries and city landmarks.

Stop at the Norton Simon Museum, a famous art center featuring European paintings, Asian artworks and sculpture gardens. Explore Old Pasadena, with one of the first modern art museums in the United States. Take an architectural walking tour and admire some of Old Town’s historic buildings.

Old Pasadena, the significant center of Pasadena, has some of the best shopping and entertainment in Southern California, with over 200 one-of-a-kind shops. Dine in award-winning restaurants and charming sidewalk cafés. Shop for antiques, boutique fashions, vintage items and fresh produce.

Admire masterpieces of modern art in the Pasadena Museum of California Art. See ongoing exhibits of expressionist and contemporary art. This museum preserves the artistic and cultural history of California through painting, graphic design, photography and architecture.

In San Marino, the affluent community about 10 minutes’ drive to the southeast from Pasadena, tour the Huntington Library and Gardens, an educational and research institution that features 12 gardens with over 15,000 plant species. Admire European art from the 15th to the 20th century and American art from the 17th to the 20th century. The Huntington Library is one of the largest research libraries in the world, with over 9 million items, including rare books, manuscripts and photographs.

Pasadena’s Rose Bowl Stadium is an outdoor athletic arena built in the 1920s. This site is regarded as one of the most famous arenas in sporting history and has hosted five Super Bowl games. Watch a sporting event or attend one of the Rose Bowl Flea Markets on the second Sunday of each month.

Pasadena is located about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Los Angeles International Airport. Alternatively, fly into Bob Hope Airport about 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Pasadena.

Pasadena is the perfect city to appreciate California’s cultural and artistic history.

Where to stay in Pasadena

Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
3.5 out of 5
303 Cordova St, Pasadena, CA, 91101
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The price is Rs10,765 per night from 4 Sep to 5 Sep
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"It was great!"

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Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
5 out of 5
1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91106
The price is Rs20,790 per night from 5 Sep to 6 Sep
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4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,001 reviews)
"Every single thing was perfect. The staff is genuinely so kind and helpful. It’s such a beautiful hotel and the grounds are stunning!"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2022

Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
3 out of 5
180 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA, 91103
The price is Rs13,549 per night from 30 Aug to 31 Aug
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Pasadena. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the convenient ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,022 reviews)
"Front staff was overall great minus one attendant who needed to be checked by her manager. Arguing with a guest is not a good look. Everything was clean and area was great and walking distance to a lot. Amenities were very nice. One cashier in restaurant had a bit of a morning attitude but maybe ..."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2022

Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
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Desert Rose
Desert Rose
3.5 out of 5
Elmira st, Pasadena, CA, 91104
Stay at this 3.5-star golf holiday home in Pasadena. Enjoy free parking, WiFi and a fitness centre. Popular attractions Rose Bowl Stadium and Santa Anita Park ...
Desert Rose
The Sycamore
The Sycamore
3.5 out of 5
411 E. AShtabula St, Pasadena, CA, 91104
Stay at this 3.5-star golf apartment in Pasadena. Enjoy free parking, WiFi and a picnic area. Popular attractions Rose Bowl Stadium and Santa Anita Park are ...
The Sycamore
The Willows
The Willows
3.5 out of 5
413 Ashtabula St, Pasadena, CA, 91104
Stay at this 3.5-star golf apartment in Pasadena. Enjoy free parking, WiFi and a fitness centre. Popular attractions Rose Bowl Stadium and Santa Anita Park are ...
The Willows
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