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Sightseeing in Hollywood, CA - what to see. Complete travel guide

Hollywood Hollywood is an incredibly popular district of Los Angeles that is widely known around the world due to its tight connection with cinema industry. Initially the territory of Hollywood was nothing but a rancho. Then the owners of rancho created a main street that steadily filled with big houses, turning the street into a prosperous and prestigious place for living. The owners started charity activities and expanded the territory of the rancho, building churches, schools and libraries.
The first Hollywood movie was made in 1911 in the old tavern of the town. That was the beginning of the glorious history of Hollywood as the most famous area in cinema industry. Movie making was fast developing and this led to creation of numerous clubs, restaurants, banks and other organizations. Living quarters of the town were replaced by commercial buildings, which architecture reflected the trends of that time – craving for success, making building look quite playfully in combination with decorative elements.
Nowadays Hollywood is a so called movie making factory where are located numerous film studios, conducted movie award ceremonies and festivals. This is a town where is created the famous Fame Valley. Starting from 1960 the names of best actors and actresses are engraved on it. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Hollywood, CA
♥   Shopping area ' Melrose Avenue' Los Angeles, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Fairfax District' Los Angeles, 3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' the Miracle Mile' Los Angeles, 4.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Sunset Strip' Los Angeles, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Wilshire Boulevard' Los Angeles, 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Hollywood, CA
♥   Castle 'Battery of Santa Ana' Almería, 59.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Hollywood, CA
♥   State Park 'Fryman C' , 6.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Rio de Los Angeles' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Roxbury' , 8.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Buko' , 10.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Verdugo Mountains Park Property' , 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Hollywood, CA and around
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles County Museum of Art' Los Angeles, 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Broad' Los Angeles, 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Contemporary Art' Los Angeles, 8.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles' Los Angeles, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hammer Museum' Los Angeles, 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Hollywood, CA from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Club 33 in Disneyland

From the series “Forbidden construction objects with label "Access denied"”
Now anyone can become a member of the club. For this it is enough only to pay an entrance fee in the amount of 10 to 30 thousand US dollars. After paying the fee, you must wait 14 years for your turn, according to the rules of the club, the lump sum of its members can not exceed 487. Also, all applicants for membership in the club should take into account that they will need to pay an annual fee of three to six thousand dollars. So you will not succeed to visit a closed elite institutionjust like that. Even if you are puzzled by the goal to join the club tomorrow, you will not be able to step over it until 14 years later. … Read further

Skateboarding House

From the series “The most bizarre and fancy living houses”
The author of the project of the unusual house in Malibu represents it as part of the large project, which is to help the houses according to the hobbies of the people to help. The author is convinced that hundreds of original houses will be built around the world over the next 25 years. In such houses, people will love the favorite sports or enjoy the other hobbies in the cozy home atmosphere. … Read further
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