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Colors of Beverly Hills - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Beverly Hills Sign When people hear about Beverly Hills, they immediately get an image of sports cars, luxury mansions, high-end shops, and celebrities in their minds. Indeed, well-known by its zip code 90210, Beverly Hills is rather a pricey destination. Even tourists not interested in celebrities and film industry in general will not feel bored in this city as it is packed with entertainment venues, award-winning spas, and excellent restaurants and bars. Tourists who think that everything is overpriced in Beverly Hills are not right as this resort is much more affordable than reality TV shows.
The most luxurious and prestigious hotel in town is The Beverly Hills Hotel known to the general public under the informal name, Pink Palace. For more than a hundred years, it has been one … Open
Quite an interesting fact – despite its name, the central part of Beverly Hills is located in a flat area. Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard and the streets near their intersection are the most comfortable pedestrian areas of the city. Beverly Hills become hilly north of Sunset Boulevard, the place where visitors will see numerous posh estates that cost a fortune. There are also high-end neighborhoods close to the city, such as Westwood, Century City, and West Hollywood. Tourists need a car to get to neighborhoods, but the best way to explore the center of the city is simply to walk on its tree-lined streets, enjoying plazas, trendy shops, and endless restaurants.
The history of Beverly Hills dates back to the mid-1700s. It was the time when first Spanish explorers appeared on this land, attracted by water resources. The early name of the city was different - El Rodeo de las Aguas that can be translated as Gathering of the Waters. Later, the region became famous for its lima bean farms, turning to the “home of movie stars” in the 20s and 30s of the 20th century. The ties to the film industry have not disappeared. Even though the city has only 34,000 residents, the daytime population of Beverly Hills is more than 200,000. The city is home to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the most famous talent agencies in the United States, and numerous entertainment companies. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are lots of accommodation places in Beverly Hills suitable for romantic vacations. For example, Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel would be a great choice for couples. This luxury place is ready … Open
Every year, the city hosts a number of important events like the annual Golden Globe Awards. Tourists not keen on celebrity gazing have many other interesting holidays to attend. For example, Chinese New Year and Spring Festival are widely celebrated in Beverly Hills. As a rule, the city hosts a number of cultural events during the festive period. Rodeo Drive usually has a special decoration and features traditional Chinese entertainment, art installations, and numerous performances by Chinese acrobatics and dancers.
On the first Sunday of May, Beverly Hills hosts a fantastic auto show - the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance. Attendees of Greystone Mansion have an opportunity to look at 150 exclusive automobiles and motorcycles. The majority of cars were made before 1975. The event schedule also includes live music, various fashion shows, lectures, an automobile photography exhibition, professional driving performances, and more. Visitors can also explore the entire Greystone Mansion – the historic building is normally closed. One more car exhibition takes place on Rodeo Drive on Father’s Day. The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance is a great chance to see both classic vehicles and new luxurious sports cars. Fantastic cars are displayed along Rodeo Drive so auto-enthusiasts and everyone interested in cars are welcome to look at them closer.
Some of the world's most expensive stores are located in Beverly Hills area. Global celebrities and the wealthiest people of the world shop here. It is here that the most expensive shopping … Open
Fans of art will be more interested in Beverly Hills artSHOW that takes place every spring and fall at Beverly Gardens Park. These shows attract more than 240 artists from all parts of the world. They come to Beverly Hills to show their latest works in different styles: paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, and more. The art SHOW attracts more than 50,000 visitors, industry professionals, and art dealers. By the way, not all visitors are dedicated fans of art – there are always many food trucks, beer and wine gardens, live music concerts, and art stations for children during the event.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Beverly Hills and surroundings

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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Beverly Hills
♥   Our Lady of Mount Lebanon–St. Peter Cathedral, Los Angeles, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Co-Cathedral of St. Anne, North Hollywood, 8.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary, Van Nuys, 12.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Vibiana, Los Angeles, 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator, Glendale, 18.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Mission San Fernando Rey de España, Los Angeles, 23 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Beverly Hills
♥   Castle 'Battery of Santa Ana' Almería, 62.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique landmarks in Beverly Hills and around

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
The new cathedral has a spacious courtyard with a picturesque square. Original animal sculptures adorn it. The unique cathedral in Los Angeles is very large. Up to 3,000 parishioners can be accommodated in it at a time. It is distinguished not only by its original appearance but also by a very beautiful interior design. Elegant bronze doors with engravings are installed at the central entrance to the cathedral. The main decoration of the central hall is the statue of the Virgin Mary. … Read further

Opaque Restaurant

From the series “The Most Exotic Restaurants in the World”
The first restaurant of the Opaque network was opened in Los Angeles. Today you can also visit the similar restaurants in San Diego, San Francisco, Dallas and New York. A few years ago the analogue of the popular American restaurant was opened in Moscow under the name 'In the dark'. Its main particularity is the fact that the visitors are served by the blind waiters. Despite the particularity of the Opaque restaurant, its visitors always count on high service quality and on excellent taste of the food. Absence from the bright light does not impair the operation of the customers and the cooking process. … Read further

Vera Wang House

From the series “Extravagant houses and apartments of designers”
An important feature of the interior is the abundance of live plants, as well as decorative elements. They are made of natural wood. The arrangement of the adjacent territory deserves special attention. Spacious terraces with swimming pools surround the house. The total area of the luxury mansion is about 400 square meters. According to experts, its cost is at least $10 million today. The luxury mansion is located on a hill near Coldwater Canyon. It was built in 1967. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this

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Traditions and festivals in cities around Beverly Hills

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Beverly Hills. Learn the best periods to visit Beverly Hills to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Beverly Hills.
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