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矗立在巍峨的基座上 圣盖博山, 帕萨迪纳市 is best known as the home of the annual 玫瑰游行锦标赛 和 玫瑰碗 足球比赛. But this appealing city some 10 miles north of 洛杉矶市中心 has secret charms that go well beyond the marching bands, 鲜花彩车, 以及在新年第一天的触地得分. With architectural gems and world-class museums, stylish shopping and red-hot restaurants and hotels, 帕萨迪纳市 has plenty of ways to fill a break from big-city bustle.
首先在导游的带领下参观 赌博的房子, built as a private home in 1908 by celebrated architects Charles and Henry Greene. Now a National Historic Landmark and open for public tours, the spectacular structure is considered one of the finest examples of American 艺术 and Crafts architecture. Take a tour to see elegant interior details that include exquisite woodwork and lu最小值ous stained-glass entry doors depicting a coast live oak.
Five blocks away on Colorado Boulevard, stroll the galleries of the 诺顿西蒙博物馆 to see more than 100 works by Degas, as well as paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh, and Renoir. There’s also an extensive collection of Asian sculptures and paintings.
For a hands-on art fix for families with little ones, head to the lively Kidspace儿童博物馆在玫瑰碗球场对面. Creative exhibits include plenty of arts and crafts supplies and other fun techniques to help kids learn. And good luck trying to pry your pint-size scramblers away from two soaring climbing towers.
现在去 旧的帕萨迪纳市, a 22-block national historic district filled with restored buildings housing hip boutiques, 造成轰动的餐馆, 还有一个受人喜爱的电影院. Try Northern Italian dishes with California influences at the intimate 联盟 restaurant (save room for delectable olive-oil cake for dessert). Or sample Southeast Asian cuisine at 骨头锅, 在欧文Tjahyadi, who apprenticed under Wolfgang Puck and Trey Foshee, serves up an array of intriguing Indonesian-inspired small plates and such main dishes as Singapore-style chili-fried lobster. Fans of live theater visiting 旧的帕萨迪纳市 should know that they are within strolling distance of the official state theater of California. 往东大约一英里是 的帕萨迪纳剧场, where—aside from a 16-year period from the 1960s to the mid-’70s the theater went dark—productions have been staged since 1917.
Cross into the adjacent community of 圣马力诺 to see impressive collections at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, then relax in the lovely Chinese-style 飘香花园, with ornate bridges and a shimmering lake.
A few dozen miles northeast of 帕萨迪纳市 is the 威尔逊山天文台, which was home to the world’s largest telescopes for most of the first half of the 20th century. 今天, 轮藻 (Center for High Angular Resolutions Astronomy) facility, it’s still at the cutting edge of astrophysics, 并提供多种旅游项目, 的时间表 事件，还有一个充电的地方 宇宙的咖啡馆.
Finish your visit back in 帕萨迪纳市 with afternoon tea—served on signature Wedgwood tea sets—at one of California’s grand-dame hotels, 朗廷亨廷顿酒店. 这一历史性的度假胜地, 是本州第一批, 拥有一个加热的盐水池, 11,000平方英尺 川水疗, and excellent dining options, all located on 23 acres at the foot of the 圣盖博山.
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