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Culture of California. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Downtown Los Angeles 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
The Golden Gate Bridge passing over the strait of the same name may be added to the category of outstanding architectural structures. The opening of the bridge took place in 1937; until 1964 it remained the largest suspension bridge in the world with a length of 1970 meters. The current bridge is accessible not only to drivers, as there are special lanes for pedestrians.
The town of Beverly Hills is an important tourist attraction, as it is considered one of the most magnificent cities in the world. All visitors can stroll through the picturesque streets and admire elegant mansions, look into high-end shops and welcoming restaurants. In the northern part of California there is an important historical site, Fort Ross. The wooden fortress was built in the early 19th century and was home to the Russian settlement. The only building has survived to the present day in an unchanged form; it is the Rotchev House or Commandant’s House. All other facilities were rebuilt by architects. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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
We should also mention local world-famous museums, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; its collection is one of the largest in the world. The museum features more than 26,000 works of outstanding artists. The largest museum in California is the J. Paul Getty Museum. This art center consists of two separate venues. Getty Villa houses a collection of medieval paintings of artists, as well as the unique collection of art exhibits dating back to the ancient times. The Getty Center introduces the art of the late Middle Ages to its visitors; it is a regular venue for exhibitions of contemporary artists.
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Unique spots in California and near

Yosemite National Park

From the series “Best Extreme Places on Earth for Thrill Lovers”
The official data call five dead, which crashed on the climb to the rock. The locals claim, however, that the real statistics are much cruel. Another danger that the travelers can encounter during a hike in mountain massifs are the black bears, which are very curious to the people. The food or fire smell can attract the wild animals, so the tents in the national park can only be opened in the specially equipped and protected areas. If you are not afraid of wild animals and steep slippery stairs, Yosemite National Park can be an ideal getaway for you. … Read further

San Andreas Fault

From the series “Dangerous Faults and Rifts of Earth Crust”
San Andreas Fault is one of the most famous in the world. The great part of it goes on the surface. Mostly it is situated at the territory of California and some part lies along the seaside. San Andreas Fault extends roughly 1,300 kilometres. The rift has formed as a result of the lithospheric Farallon Plate destruction. This gigantic fault became a reason for crucial earthquakes, which magnitude was estimated at 8,1. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours 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!
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