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Little Tokyo (Downtown Los Angeles)

Little Tokyo (Downtown Los Angeles) | Japanese-City.com

Location Information

327 1/2 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 0095

Little Tokyo, also known as Little Tokyo Historic District, is an ethnically Japanese American district in downtown Los Angeles and the heart of the largest Japanese-American population in North America.[4] It is the largest and most populous of only three official Japantowns in the United States, all of which are in California (the other two are Japantown, San Francisco and Japantown, San Jose). Founded around the beginning of the 20th century, the area, sometimes called Lil' Tokyo, J-Town, 小東京 (Shō-tōkyō), is the cultural center for Japanese Americans in Southern California. It was declared a National Historic Landmark District in 1995.

Areas of Interest
Jaccc Plaza, building, Japanese Garden, Theatre
Weller Court: Shoping, market, resturarnts
1st Street: Shopping, eatting
Koyasan Buddhist Temple
Doubletree with rooftop Japanese Garden
JANM Museum
Moca Museum


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