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Top Sights in Los Angeles

Hollywood Sign

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The Hollywood Sign is undoubtedly LA’s most famous and iconic landmark. Created in 1923, it is located at the top of Mount Lee, in Griffith Park. Each letter stands at 13.7 meters (45 feet) high and is made of steel. [more…]

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Hollywood Walk of Fame (Hollywood Boulevard)

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The Hollywood Walk of Fame stretches for 2.1 kilometres (1.3 miles) along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. It features over 2,500 pink marble and brass stars with the names of well known figures from the world of entertainment, including actors, directors, singers and fictional characters. [more…]

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TCL Chinese Theater

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The TCL Chinese Theatre, which opened in 1927, is a famous cinema theatre located on Hollywood Boulevard. It is best known for its “Forecourt of the Stars” and for hosting numerous red carpet movie premieres. It also features the world’s largest IMAX auditorium, with a seating capacity for over 900 people. [more…]

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Rodeo Drive (Beverly Hills)

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Famous the world over, Rodeo Drive is a 3 km (2 mile) shopping street in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles. It is best known for featuring well known luxury stores, such as Agent Provocateur, Burberry, Cartier, Chanel, Dior, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Prada, Ralph Loren, Valentino and Versace. [more…]

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Griffith Park & Observatory

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Covering a space of 4,310 acres, Griffith Park, which is located in the Los Feliz district of north east Los Angeles, is one of the largest city parks in the US. Its features include the Hollywood Sign, an observatory dating back to 1935, a planetarium, a large outdoor theatre, tennis courts, hiking trails and a zoo. [more…]

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Hollywood Bowl

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The Hollywood Bowl opened in 1922 and is one of the largest natural amphitheatres in the world. The venue, which has a seating capacity for around 20,000 people, hosts concerts and other events. It also features a museum and picnic areas. [more…]

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Venice Boardwalk/Beach

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Venice Beach is a district in west Los Angeles. It includes a Boardwalk that is a colourful and popular place to be, as it features an assortment of characters such as street entertainers and bodybuilders showing off their muscles. Many visitors like to go there to people watch. [more…]

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Santa Monica Pier and Beach

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The Santa Monica Pier first opened in 1909 and features an arched entrance, which is one of the the most recognisable focal points of the city. The golden sands of Santa Monica Beach attract many visitors to the area. [more…]

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Original Farmers Market

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The Original Farmers Market, which has been running since 1934, is open seven days a week and is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. It features over 100 stalls and sells all kinds of fresh food and items such as beauty products, housewares, toys, jewellery, clothing, books, gifts and souvenirs. [more…]

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

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The Walt Disney Concert Hall, which opened in 2003, is part of the Los Angeles Music Center complex and is home to the LA Philharmonic Orchestra. The stunning design of the venue, with its large sweeping steel roof panels, has made this one of the city’s newest icons. [more…]

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