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

Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
3 out of 5
180 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA
The price is Rs9,308 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
Located in Old Pasadena, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena Convention Center and Norton Simon Museum. Rose Bowl Stadium and ...
4.2/5Excellent! (939 reviews)
"Our view was looking towards the streets"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Old Pasadena
Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
5 out of 5
1401 S Oak Knoll Ave, Pasadena, CA
The price is Rs20,210 per night from 20 Sep to 20 Sep
This family-friendly Pasadena hotel is located in the historical district, within 3 mi (5 km) of California Institute of Technology, Pasadena Convention Center ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (976 reviews)
"Amazing! Outstanding customer service."

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2021

Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Hilton Pasadena
Hilton Pasadena
4 out of 5
168 S Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs10,362 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
Located in the heart of Pasadena, this hotel is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Norton Simon Museum and 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Rose Bowl Stadium. Dodger Stadium and Los Angeles ...
4.2/5Excellent! (959 reviews)
"Excellent and friendly staff"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2021

Hilton Pasadena
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Amazing 4BR Loft in the Heart of Pasadena
Amazing 4BR Loft in the Heart of Pasadena
3.5 out of 5
140 S Hudson Ave, Pasadena, CA
Situated in Pasadena, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Pasadena Playhouse and California Institute of Technology. Pasadena Convention Center ...
Amazing 4BR Loft in the Heart of Pasadena
Desert Rose
Desert Rose
3.5 out of 5
708 Elmira St., Pasadena, CA
Located in North Central, this golf holiday home is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Pasadena City Hall and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Norton Simon Museum. Pasadena Robinson Memorial ...
Desert Rose
Single Room
Single Room
77 East Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena, CA
Situated in Pasadena, this holiday home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pasadena Convention Center and Norton Simon Museum. Pasadena City Hall and Pasadena Robinson ...
Single Room
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