Pasadena is the home of the Rose Bowl and world famous Rose Parade, renowned cultural attractions and educational institutions, and some of the best restaurants and hotels in Los Angeles.
Pasadena is the home of a world famous stadium, renowned cultural attractions and educational institutions, and some of the best hotels and restaurants in Los Angeles. The landmark Rose Bowl is the home stadium of the UCLA Bruins football team, and the site of the monthly Rose Bowl Flea Market, the annual Rose Bowl Game and July 4th fireworks. Some of LA’s most popular gardens are found at The Huntington Library, including the renovated Japanese Garden. The Gamble House is regarded as a masterpiece of the Craftsman movement. The Norton Simon Museum has an impressive collection of European art, while the historic Pasadena Playhouse has been the State Theatre of California since 1937. Other cultural attractions include the Pacific Asia Museum and the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Shopping areas include Old Pasadena, the outdoor Paseo Colorado, and South Lake Avenue. One of Pasadena’s best hotels is The Langham Huntington, featuring the acclaimed Royce restaurant.