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Sightseeing in Santa Monica - what to see. Complete travel guide

Santa Monica Sunset Santa Monica is a city that combines the elements of ancient and modern. This place attracts tourists by its practically year-round sunny days (325 days a year), a magnificent beach at the Pacific Ocean coast and the great diversity of nature.
One of the main distinctive features of the city of Santa Monica is a welcoming and easy atmosphere. The resort is heavily visited by tourists from all over the world. Local residents treat … Open
Santa Monica is not a cheap resort. This is the birthplace of famous actors Robert Redford, Sean Austin, Judy Lockhart, as well as of the founder of MySpace - Tom Andersen. Santa Monica is one of the most visited parts of the city. Here are located amusement parks and recreation zones. The autumn festival Taste of Santa Monica also takes place here once a year. Here you can taste different dishes and drinks from different restaurants.
The Old City part of Santa Monica is represented by the statue of the patroness of the city and the surrounding architectural constructions including antique carousels, the hippodrome and the old Shangri-La hotel. In the city there are such museums as Museum of Arts and Heritage Museum, as well as the old cinema theatre named Majestic and the modern operating cinema theaters Criterion Theater, Aero Theater, and Ten Santa Monica Promenade. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Santa Monica
♥   Shopping area ' Third Street Promenade' Santa Monica, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Main Street' Santa Monica, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Montana Avenue' Santa Monica, 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Abbot Kinney Boulevard' Los Angeles, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Sawtelle Japantown' Los Angeles, 4.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Santa Monica
♥   Castle 'Battery of Santa Ana' Almería, 65.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Santa Monica
♥   Park 'Roxbury' , 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Wilderness Park 'Westridge-Canyonback' , 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Mulholland Gateway Park of Los Angeles' , 13.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fryman C' , 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Topanga' , 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Santa Monica and around
♥   Art museum 'Santa Monica Museum of Art' Santa Monica, 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hammer Museum' Los Angeles, 6.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'J. Paul Getty Museum' Los Angeles, 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Los Angeles County Museum of Art' Los Angeles, 13 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'The Broad' Los Angeles, 22.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Santa Monica from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

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

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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