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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.
Scenic beaches and classy night clubs, upscale restaurants and casinos, luxury boutiques and grand entertaining centers are just a part of the entertainments to enliven the leisure in Los … 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
1. The most widely used city transport is underground. The city also offers over 200 bus routes. The cost of a single trip will equal 1.25USD meanwhile the travel pass for a whole day will … Open
Hollywood is the most famous area in Los Angeles, which is associated not only with the world film industry, but also with an incredible luxurious life. Here are the mansions of famous actors and musicians, politicians and athletes, and in Hollywood, there are many symbolic sights. It is here that the famous Walk of Fame and also the Sunset Boulevard are located. Even the local cemetery draws the attention of tourists, since many celebrities are buried in it.
Another rich and stylish urban region is Beverly Hills. Its story begins in 1919, when a famous actor D. Fairbanks Jr. decided to settle in one of the mansions of the district. Soon after, other world celebrities followed his example. Today in the Beverly Hills region, you can find the mansions in which Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin and other world-famous people lived.
The choice of entertainment in Los Angeles for vacationers with children is simply mind-blowing. The city has attractive water parks, zoos, amusement parks, as well as many excellent cinemas … Open
On the Hollywood Hills, there is an amazing symbol of the city - the inscription HOLLYWOOD laid out in white letters. For almost a hundred years now, it remains a permanent symbol of the American film industry. This inscription was placed in 1923 as an advertisement for a residential area. Initially, it was planned that it would be located on the hills only a few years. However, over the years the city authorities did not rush to part with such an original symbol. The inscription is regularly restored and still used as an advertising symbol.
There are several interesting museums in the city. The Natural History Museum is perfect for a family visit. It is housed in an incredibly beautiful historical building, which is an architectural construction of national importance. The opening of the museum took place in 1913. Now, its collection has more than 33 million exhibits. It houses one of the richest collections of archaeological finds in the US, among them huge skeletons of dinosaurs and unique fossils.
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
The most visited museum in Los Angeles is the Madame Tussauds Museum, whose main exhibits are the incredibly realistic wax figures of world celebrities. Here, visitors can be photographed with the twins of Angelina Jolie, Marilyn Monroe, Johnny Depp, as well as other famous actors, musicians and TV presenters. Despite the fact that most of the exposition of this museum is represented in London, the level of attendance of the museum in Los Angeles is not inferior to the main one.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Los Angeles and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Los Angeles
♥   Shopping area ' Melrose Avenue' Los Angeles, 9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Old Town Pasadena' Pasadena, 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Los Angeles
♥   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 art museums
Art galleries in Los Angeles and around
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles' Los Angeles, 0.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum of Contemporary Art' Los Angeles, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Broad' Los Angeles, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles County Museum of Art' Los Angeles, 10.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Norton Simon Museum' Pasadena, 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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

Flintstones House

From the series “The most bizarre and fancy living houses”
The original cottage is located in the surroundings of Malibu, not far from the coast. It is surrounded by the extensive tropical garden, from the huge panoramic windows of the house opens the beautiful view of the exotic scrub and the coast. In 2012 Dyn Clark and his wife decided to sell the original apartments in Malibu. The house of Flintstones was rated by the owners in 3.5 million US dollars. The stone-built house has the excellent modern facilities. In the house there is the bedroom with the design furniture, the excellent kitchen and two bathrooms with jacuzzi, the living room with the wood fireplace and even a large veranda. … 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

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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