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Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Rooms - Two of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms-On View at The Broad
2023 The Samurai Collection - 25 Year Collection Focused on Japanese Samurai Armor - Largest Collection Outside of Japan-Anne & Gabriel Barbier-Muller
2024 - 25th Annual Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival Event - Little Tokyo (2 Locations - Jan 1st, 2024) Entertainment - Update Coming
A Beautiful Japanese Rock Garden in Traditional Japanese Style, USC Campus (Video) Landscape Composed Arrangements of Rocks (Aid for Meditating)
2023 Yayoi Kusama's Longing for Eternity - On View at The Broad
2023 Fireflies Infinity Mirror Room (Yayoi Kusama's Beloved Installation Re-Opens to the Public: Sept 9, 2023) Phoenix Art Museum
2023 Samurai Splendor: Sword Fittings from Edo Japan (Must-See for Anyone Interested in Japanese Art, History, or Culture) Ongoing Exhibit
Universal Studios Hollywood - ‘Super Nintendo World’ Opened Feb 17, 2023 (New Video!)
2023 Portland Japanese Garden to Receive Centuries-Old Gate (From a Castle Gate Originally Built in the 17th Century)
2023 San Francisco Tea Garden Restore 127 Year-Old Pagoda, Golden Gate Park, SF
2024 - Annual Japan Day Parade & Japan Street Fair (Celebrates Japanese Culture, Art, Tradition & Japanese Food) FREE (See Video)
2023 Complimentary Green Tea Service, Japan House (Enjoy a Free Drink & Wi-Fi, Browse Books, & Take in Stunning Views of Los Angeles)
Studio Ghibli Sets New Miyazaki Hayao Film, ‘How Do You Live,’ for December 8, 2023 in US Theaters - See Trailer

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2023 Map of West LA Sawtelle Japantown, California

Things To See & Do in West LA Japantown

Sawtelle, West Los Angeles is one of the newest Japantowns in the United States.

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About West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown

Sawtelle Japantown Guide: Things To See & Do Tips

How Old is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown?

Sawtelle Japantown dates to the 1910s, before that part of town was annexed by the city of Los Angeles.

Where is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown?

Sawtelle Japantown runs along Sawtelle Boulevard, between Santa Monica and Olympic Boulevards.

Where is West Los Angeles Sawtelle Japantown Located?

In the city of West Los Angeles. North of Los Angeles International Airport, close to UCLA.

What is Sawtelle Blvd?

Sawtelle Blvd is the main street for Sawtelle Japantown. All the shops and restaurants are located on this street.

When Was Sawtelle Japantown Official?

Sawtelle Japantown was official in 2015.