travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Spanish Village Art Center, San Diego, California

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
danpop's pictureby danpop History & Culture travel tip
added on the 5th of August, 2010
The Art Center is located in Balboa park, it is a center of many galleries and studios. When we were there, the artist were very nice and happy to answer all our questions about their works.

The whole place is really built like a small village from the 1930s. I liked the Southwestern Artists Association's gallery, but the others are also great.

I was surprised how reasonable the prices were compared to other placed I've been to. You can buy some real art even from $10 up, it is the best place for getting valuable souvenirs.

Address:
In Balboa Park.

Price:
Very good prices.

 
Legoland in San DiegoWild Animal Park
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for San Diego

  • New Children's Museum
    New Children's Museum is a great project. It was opened in 2008 and has got a lot of programs for kids. The whole place was constructed of recycled materials and is very environmentally friendly. There are tunnels that lead to a place [...]
    D: 3.6mi00
  • The Waterfront
    The Waterfront is one of the oldest bars in San Diego. It was the main place of the Italian workers who lived in the area and were fishermen. They built an apartment house around it but did not demolish the bar. The bar was restored, [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Mission San Luis Rey
    Mission San Luis Rey is the oldest mission in California. It was founded by Franciscan friars in 1794 to convert the local natives to the catholic religion. Now it can be visited by the public. The rooms, cells and halls were preserved [...]
    D: n/a00
  • The Mormon Temple
    The construction of the Mormon Temple of San Diego was led by the architect William S. Lewis II. and Kenneth Möller, their inspiration came from the Mormon temples in Salt Lake City and Washington DC. The white building is an excellent [...]
    D: 10.5mi00
  • The San Diego Trading Company
    The San Diego Trading Company, offers every imaginable souvenir like hats, caps, sweatshirts or memorabilia of the San Diego Padres and San Diego Chargers. This is basically get all the presents before you go back home. [...]
    D: 3.7mi00

Things about San Diego you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

San Diego Travel guide

A great way to get a real feel for the city is to head out to the various festivals and fairs. The Ocean Beach Kite Festival makes the most of the wind, with kite making, decorating and flying competitions in March. There’re Native American dancing, music and art exhibits at the American Indian Cultural Days held in Balboa Park in May. The Ocean Beach Street Fair and Chilli Cook-Off is a [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Goa, Burkina Faso
About to turn 30? Well, there's no reason to panic. In fact, you should enjoy the new stage of your life. However, there are some things one must...
General: 7 Must Visit Destinations Before You Turn 30

Quito, Ecuador
I am going to travel to Colombia and Argentina for xmas and new years looking for friendships in both countries email me hanyrifaat@yahoo.com
General: Looking for company

 

Saqqara, Egypt
The building of the Step Pyramid of Djoser was a very important moment in the Egyptian Architecture for it was the first stone pyramid built in...
History & Culture: Pyramid of Djoser

Laguardia, Spain
This incredible little town is located on the edge of Basque Country at the entry point to the region of La Rioja. The unique thing about this town...
Sightseeing: Town of Laguardia

 

Labuanbajo, Indonesia
Florescharm Tours and Travel_ Local travel agent based in labuan bajo flores island
General: Labuan bajo

Bhuj, India
If you love the art on metal, this is the best place to get astonished with some fabulous metal work. Museum of Kutch basically represent the...
History & Culture: Museum of Kutch

 

Atlanta, Georgia
This simple and very popular restaurant serves typical Southern barbecues, and it is designed to quench the hunger without any fanfare. You...
Food: Fat Matt's Rib Shack

Belen, New Mexico
Local artist Zack Meyer and his crew are decorating the buildings of downtown Belen with colorful murals.  There's something for everyone...
Sightseeing: Belen Murals

 

La Jolla, California
Westfield Shoppingtown UTC with its fantastically beautiful promenade operates more than 160 selected stores. There are, for example, Abercrombie &...
Shopping: Westfield hoppingtown UTC

Laguna Beach, California
Go to some of the restaurants by the beach. They are all really nice (I think many managed by gay people - maybe that's why :) ). Grab a coffee...
General: Restaurants by the beach - Dietrich's

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*