Flea markets in Los Angeles
Tourists who love everything old or rare, be sure to visit flea markets (Flea Markets). The culture of visits to flea markets / flea markets implies the use of a few simple rules: come early (the most successful deals occur at the opening), politely relent and remember that you get exactly what you see with your own eyes (you will not have a color, size and style in the shop).
One of the most famous markets, which is called Melrose Trading Post, held every Sunday in the parking lot of the Fairfax High School School. This flea market is located near Western Hollywood and works from 9 to 17 hours. Parking is free, but the entrance costs $ 2. Melrose Trading POST is very popular among Hollywood inhabitants, attracting a large number of hunters for old things. Visitors entertains live music, there is an opportunity to have a snack, but the number of transactions is not so great. On Melroz Treding Post is really a pleasant atmosphere, which is formed by visitors and sellers. In a friendly confused crowd, you can meet 100% cinema characters and images. Visiting this market – an interesting way to spend the day off.
Another popular place where you can find rare things, is in 10 miles northeastern Downtaun Los Angeles in Pasadina. The second Sunday of each month opens the huge market Rose Bowl Flea Market . The event takes place in any weather next to the famous Rose Bowl stadium, on which, in particular, was held the final of the World Cup of 1994. Flea market on Rose Bowl larger in size than everyone else in Los Angeles. Every month it participates in more than 2,500 sellers offering anctic carriage, furniture, clothing, books and many other other. The market is open from 9 to 15 hours. The usual entrance costs $ 8, but if you want to come before the discovery, in the hope «Cry a tidbill» Previously, the rest, the cost of the entrance rises to $ 20. However, note that most sellers are still not deployed to trade until 9 am. In total, the day through the market in Pasadin takes up to 20,000 people.
If such a cluster of people do not soul and you like to make purchases in a less stressful atmosphere, then try Pasadena City College Flea Market . This market opens on the first Sunday of each month. Average prices here low, the number of sellers about 500. The market is open from 8 am to 3 pm. Free admission.