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Sightseeing in Los Angeles - what to see. Complete travel guide

Los Angeles is not only the capital of entertainment, but also an important military-industrial region of the United States. The exact date of the foundation of the city is not clearly known, but the official date is 1781. This is the time when first missionaries appeared on the shore of this place. Los Angeles got the official status of the city in 1846, when it was added to the newly created state of California.
In the sense of a modern traveler Los-Angeles stands for smart upscale hotels, luxury boutiques and of course high end fancy restaurants renowned far outside the city. The Papa … Open
Los Angeles is a worldwide famous center of the film industry, as well as one of the regions of aviation industry (spacecraft, missiles, and avionics), the production of warships and airplanes. In addition to the mentioned industries in Los Angeles are well-developed such industries as automobile assembly, instrument, electrical, food, chemical, sewing, rubber, shipbuilding, machinery, industrial equipment and oil industry.
Sights of the city are no less important than its industrial dominion. Los Angeles is the location of the world famous Disneyland amusement park, in which tourists can not only enjoy multiple miniature versions of decorations for Walt Disney cartoons, but also get acquainted with nature and architecture of different countries. Los Angeles is rich in historical and cultural heritage. This fact is also proven by numerous museums located here. These are Museum of Art of American Indians, National Historical Museum, Art Gallery with its authentic manuscripts by Shakespeare, and Huntington Library. One of the most popular events in Los Angeles is the annual Parade of Roses that is recommended for visiting. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Los Angeles and surroundings

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Map of all shopping streets
Shopping streets of Los Angeles
♥   Street ' Melrose Avenue' Los Angeles, 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Street ' Old Town Pasadena' Pasadena, 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Castles in Los Angeles and around
♥   Castle 'Battery of Santa Ana' Almería, 50.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Los Angeles
♥   State Park 'Rio de Los Angeles' , 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Prefectural Natural Park 'Buko' , 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Park 'Roxbury' , 15.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fryman C' , 15.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Verdugo Mountains Park Property' , 18.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all galleries
Art galleries in/around Los Angeles
♥   Art gallery 'Los Angeles' Los Angeles, 0.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Museum of Contemporary Art' Los Angeles, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'The Broad' Los Angeles, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Los Angeles County Museum of Art' Los Angeles, 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art gallery 'Norton Simon Museum' Pasadena, 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Los Angeles from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

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

Santa Susana Field Laboratory

From the series “The most radioactive zones on the planet”
All this time, thousands of people, including scientists and industrialists with their families, were living in the territory of the laboratory. Everything that happened in the test area was kept in the strictest secrecy. Only ten years later, horrific details about the environmental situation in the region became known. Regularly dozens of employees died there. The main cause of death was cancer. The area of the laboratory is officially recognized a unique natural landmark, as ancient caves with preserved petroglyphs have been found there. … Read further
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