Free or Low-cost Tourist Activities in Los Angeles
Downtown Los Angeles
Free Tours in Downtown Los Angeles - Free docent-led tours of attractions in downtown Los Angeles, plus self-guided walking tours, guides and maps. Includes Disney Concert Hall and other buildings of the Performing Arts Center complex.
Chinatown - Chinese atmosphere, gift shops, restaurants. There is no cost of admission.
Little Tokyo District - Gift shops, restaurants, Japanese market. Includes Japanese Village Plaza, an outdoor plaza where you can wander around and browse ethnic Japanese stores and restaurants. Nearby you will find Little Tokyo Galleria, the largest indoor Japanese shopping mall in LA.
Olvera Street - Latino atmosphere, gift shops, restaurants, occasional live performances. Sepulveda House is a free exhibit located toward the middle of Olvera Street. A self-guided tour brochure describing the historic buildings is available at the Information Desk in the Plaza or at the El Pueblo Visitors Center, located in the Sepulveda House.