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Alpine Village

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Torrance, California

Alpine Village is where you'll find German-themed restaurants, butcher shops, and a wedding chapel. Oktoberfest celebrations have been conducted since 1967. It's really just a shopping plaza, but "The Little City from the Alps" deserves praise for existing where the elevation is sea level and it never snows.

Alpine Village

833 W. Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA
I-110 exit 8, then turn west onto Torrance Blvd. On the right.
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