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A rebuilt historic incline railway.
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356 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1003
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Angel's Flight Railway is a really cool, cheap, historic experience near Grand Central Market. Make sure to read all of the historic markers in the area before or after your ride it will help you appreciate the ride.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank noxiousburrito
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for the ride this week just to say we did it while walking back to hotel from Grand Central Market. Ride takes couple of mins max but the information at the top makes it quite interesting. Ride is $1.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AdeWotton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some say it's the shortest train ride in the world. What it is is a cute way to go up a very steep hill. There are museums, restaurants and other sights on top and at the bottom. Nice view as the train is going. Kids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Angel's Flight has a long and interesting history. It has moved from its original location, been forgotten for a long time, and started again in fits and starts. Hopefully that is all behind it now and is set for a long short run. The railway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank VNahmias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am going to go ahead and set some expectations for you. This is a tiny little train that takes you up a very short, very steep hill. You can get on at the bottom, and then pay your $1 when you get to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ImekaSF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of the shortest "railways" in the US, if not the world. Very quaint rail car originally constructed to serve the residents of downtown L.A,, especially the Bunker Hill area. The attraction takes you up Bunker Hill (California Plaza, South Grand...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Take a ride on a historic part of Los Angeles. Family friendly and inexpensive, directly across the street from Grand Central Market. Unfortunately not wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank roblg2018
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Take the easy route up the hill for US$1 or 50 cents if you have a tap card, step aboard at the bottom and pay at the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam R
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Easy transport from Grand Central Market to up hill locations such as the Broad and Museum of Contemporary Art and anything northwest of Olive Street. The fare was reasonable at .50 cents each way with a same day Metrolink ticket. Clean and efficient transport.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fas19010
Reviewed 21 October 2018

It's not long, and yes, you could walk but just take the tram! It is a very fun way to go up and down the hill. And the history is very interesting!

Date of experience: October 2018
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sukruti21
26 March 2018|
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Response from little_traveller | Reviewed this property |
Check for Park & Ride lots at the Metro Stations nearest your location. Park there and take the train downtown! Angel's Flight is very short walk from the Civic Ctr stop on the Red line. Be aware of the... More
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Ronald U | Reviewed this property |
I hope not!!
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30 August 2015|
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Response from GameServer | Reviewed this property |
There are plans to re-open, and technically the trains are said to be in working condition. There is, however, a lot of red-tape and insurance issues to cover so it is still doubtful. There is no official date for... More
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