Culture of California. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces
California is famous for its unique museums and natural attractions, historical sites and large-scale cultural centers. There are different sights, but California has always been associated with Hollywood. The star area of Los Angeles remains the most attractive target for fans of the American film industry, because this is where many world famous actors live; there are numerous movie studios here. Walk of Fame is one of the most significant landmarks of California.
The state of gold towns began to attract travelers from distant lands in the 16th century. Many tourists come to California to visit historical sites and stroll along scenic boulevards, … Open
Your active city break in California. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
California is ready to offer an extensive range of leisure activities to fans of active recreation and unusual entertainment. There are natural and scenic areas for hikers and modern … Open
City tours, excursions and tickets in California and surroundings
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Unique spots in California and near
Stairs Half DomeFrom the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Check on the map: Distance from California center - 108.1 km.Half-Dome staircase will be an excellent way to experience strength for both ordinary tourists and those who have not been a rookie for a long time. The construction, which runs along the slope of a granite rock, can be called a ladder in the usual sense of the word only remotely. Uneven steps were cut in the rock, many of which were partially destroyed and covered with cracks. The railing at the staircase is replaced by two thin metal ropes - the only support during a difficult climb. … Read further
Long Valley CalderaFrom the series “Sleeping Super-Volcanoes Capable of Destroying Whole Regions”
Check on the map: Distance from California center - 114.5 km.Many researchers claim that nuclear tests in Nevada state have increased the seismic activity of the region. In the second part of the 20th century near the super volcano, in 150 kilometres, was done a series of all-powerful nuclear bursts. Recent years the researchers inspected an extremal upheaval, there were registered constant shocks of earthquake. … Read further
Photogallery of cultural heritage of California
Culture guide to California. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in California: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in California. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!