“South Pasadena covers 3.42 miles and is located between Pasadena (which it once belonged to) and Los Angeles. The first inhabitants of South Pasadena were part of the Native American Hahamog–na tribe. This was a branch the Tongva Nation (part the Shoshonelanguage group), that occupied the Los Angeles Basin."
South Pasadena is known as the “City of Trees”. South Pasadena streets are lined by many species of California native trees. Redwood, walnut, ash and sycamore are some of these species.
Best time to visit in South Pasadena
March 5th to July 15th
October 1st to December 9th
Places to Visit in South Pasadena
“You may also see sweetgum and other non-native trees. Here are top things you should do in South Pasadena, California.”
Arlington Garden #1
It is Pasadena’s only free, dedicated public garden. Mayita Dinos designed the garden; planting began in 2005.
South Pasadena Nature Park #2
"South Pasadena nature park. The southwestern tip of the Arroyo Seco Park land is the three-acre Nature Park, dedicated to wildlife and nature."
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Garfield Park #3
A city park space with tennis courts, a looped path, a playground & meditative garden space.
Mosaic South Pasadena at the Rialto Theatre #4
The Rialto Theater, a 1,200-seat theater in South Pasadena is located in California. It is located on Fair Oaks Avenue and is one of the few remaining single-screen theaters in Southern California.
El Molino Viejo #5
“El Molino Viejo (also known as The Old Mill) is an old grist mill located in San Rafael Hills, California. It was built by Father Jose Maria de Zalvidea of the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel in 1816.”
FAQ : Places to visit in South Pasadena
Is South Pasadena rich?
With a population of 26,943 people and six constituent neighborhoods, South Pasadena is the 272nd largest community in California. South Pasadena home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but South Pasadena real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
What is the difference between Pasadena and South Pasadena?
It is 3.42 square miles in area and lies between the much larger city of Pasadena, of which it was once a part, and the metropolis of Los Angeles. South Pasadena is the oldest self-builder of floats in the historic Tournament of Roses Parade.
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