Santa Monica is a city that combines the elements of ancient and modern. This place attracts tourists by its practically year-round sunny days (325 days a year), a magnificent beach at the Pacific Ocean coast and the great diversity of nature.
Santa Monica is not a cheap resort. This is the birthplace of famous actors Robert Redford, Sean Austin, Judy Lockhart, as well as of the founder of MySpace - Tom Andersen. Santa Monica is one of the most visited parts of the city. Here are located amusement parks and recreation zones. The autumn festival Taste of Santa Monica also takes place here once a year. Here you can taste different dishes and drinks from different restaurants.
The Old City part of Santa Monica is represented by the statue of the patroness of the city and the surrounding architectural constructions including antique carousels, the hippodrome and the old Shangri-La hotel. In the city there are such museums as Museum of Arts and Heritage Museum, as well as the old cinema theatre named Majestic and the modern operating cinema theaters Criterion Theater, Aero Theater, and Ten Santa Monica Promenade.
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