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Observatory
“The Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California, sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with a close view of the Hollywood Sign and an extensive array of space and science-related displays. Admission has been free since the observatory's opening in 1935, in accordance with the will of Griffith J. Griffith, the benefactor after whom the observatory is named. ”
1681 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Start your day off with shuttle pick-up from your Los Angeles or Anaheim accommodations and enjoy a fun filled day at Universal Studios Hollywood. Go behind-the-scenes on the world-famous Universal Studios Hollywood tour for an insider’s peek at sets from your favorite movies and TV shows. Experience the NEW Kung Fu Panda plus the Simpsons, Jurassic Park and so much more.”
811 locals recommend
Art Museum
“If culture is what you desire going to the LACMA is a great way to get it. The Farmers Market and Grove is just minutes away.”
1046 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Free! Just pay for parking. Majestic hilltop buildings, the art is Ok, the traveling collections can be great, but the real attraction is the space and gardens themselves. Must not miss!”
815 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A great modern art museum in DTLA. The permanent collection is wonderful and they always have great exhibitions going on.”
488 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Watching a concert under the stars is a magical, once in a lifetime experience- cheap seats sometimes available - bring a picnic or buy food there.”
548 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Historic stadium and a must visit for all baseball fans. Team store open every day and tours available. ”
252 locals recommend
Museum
“Tar pits!! So cool and definitely something to see. West of downtown Los Angeles.”
310 locals recommend
Café
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“The Getty Villa is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Located at the easterly end of the Malibu coast in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, California”
322 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Known for its bohemian spirit, Venice is a buzzing beach town with upscale commercial and residential pockets. Free-spirited Venice Boardwalk is the site of funky shops, street performers and colorful murals. There’s also a skate park and Muscle Beach outdoor gym. Abbot Kinney Boulevard features foodie hot spots, stylish boutiques and coffee bars. A picturesque enclave of canals is surrounded by modernist homes.”
301 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Yes, it's located in downtown LA but the views are incredible and it's a great place to eat and/or have a cocktail. Excellent atmosphere.”
345 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Great local aquarium that’s Been newly remodeled this past summer. Great place to hangout and eat. ”
236 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“At least take a tour, beautiful little park hide everywhere, amazing acostics, all TEAK inside gorgeous outside too”
255 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Lakers, Clippers, Kings, and top concerts. Last minute tix are easy to score online. ”
209 locals recommend
Lounge
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“The Lakers, ESPN Zone, Lucky Strike Bowling, Restaurants - Los Angeles Downtown area is expanding with activities, eateries and art galleries”
154 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles is a contemporary art museum with three locations in greater Los Angeles, California. The main branch is located on Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Walt Disney Concert Hall across from the Broad museum and features wonderful exhibits of contemporary and modern art.”
116 locals recommend