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Los Angeles - Manga, Markets and Museums

Manga, Markets and Museums

(13 reviews)
Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, United States
30 mins

About the tour

Let’s take a “flight” to Tokyo! Little Tokyo that is, in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. The Little Tokyo neighborhood of LA is a National Historic Landmark District, and home to the largest Japanese American population in the US. On our 30 minute walking tour, we will explore the restaurants, shops and little hidden corners that makes this one of the most exciting and culturally interesting parts of town.

Meet your local guide


Linda was born and raised in Southern California and loves to share its many adventures with others. Having traveled North America extensively as a professional musical theater actress, her favorite pastime is getting outside and “walking and gawking;” meeting new people, trying new foods, learning about different cultures. Especially in the car-centric city of Los Angeles, taking a walk gives you a different perspective of this complex and historically fascinating town. LA, and its surrounding areas, is a quilt of international neighborhoods that Linda can’t wait to share with you!

Linda has been guiding since Aug 2020

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Los Angeles with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Los Angeles. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Atalya C.

19 October 2020

You were wonderful. Oh, how I miss Los Angeles and definitely you and Tom. It has my legal name, but it is just Angel Bates :)

Roberta W.

18 October 2020

Great tour! Linda is very personable and knows her stuff. Loved the stories and seeing a part of DTLA I was unfamiliar with. Lookin forward to her next tour!

Rachel V.

18 October 2020

Another great, fun and interesting trip by Linda Griffin! Such a nice way to explore places across the globe. Linda is easy to listen to and has great info about the locations. I will definitely come back for more!

Aaron Y.

18 October 2020

Thoroughly enjoy Linda’s knowledge and enthusiasm! Great comprehensive tour and she’s just a delight to “hang out” with.

Linda K.

18 October 2020

Fun and informative! Like spending time with a best friend. Finding hidden gems in LA.

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