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Little Tokyo Walking Tour
Saturday, December 23, 2017, 10:15 AM until 12:15 PM
is not Required
Members pay for their own charges
Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents.
The tour happens every month and sells out quickly so get your tickets early. Museum admission included in ticket price. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants.
The Japanese American National Museum is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The founding of the Museum is a story of high hopes, remarkable achievements, frustration, and ultimately, success. Like the saga of generations of Japanese Americans, it is a story of tenacity.
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. It is one of only three official Japantowns in the United States, all in California (the other two are in San Francisco and San Jose). Founded around the beginning of the 20th century, the area, sometimes called Lil' Tokyo, J-Town, ??? (Sho-tokyo), is the cultural center for Japanese Americans in Southern California. It was declared a National Historic Landmark District in 1995.