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Hollywood, CA

Culture of Hollywood, CA. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Hollywood Hollywood is sure to please its guests with an abundance of interesting sights, many of which may seem very unexpected and original. While walking along the Hollywood Walk of Fame you can see a lot of interesting and uniquely-designed architectural structures. The magnificent TCL Chinese Theatre resembles a colorful Chinese pagoda in its outlines. In front of this building, there is a concrete platform with handprints and autographs left by stars of world cinema and show business. The theater opened in 1927 is also known as Grauman's Chinese Theatre. The main feature of the unique architectural monument is a bronze roof. The height of the grand structure is about 30 meters. Part of the theater halls was converted into a museum that stores a rich collection of art objects brought from China.
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 … Open
Near the boulevard, there is a number of attractive museums whose expositions are in one way or another related to the cinema. However, travelers are attracted not only by the colorful museums but also by the world-famous Frederick's store where visitors are offered to buy elegant lingerie. It is worth noting that most tourists visit it as a museum, because certain products here may cost as much as a high-class car. And this is not surprising since the owners of stylish women's accessories were Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, and other celebrity divas.
The most famous landmark in West Hollywood is Sunset Boulevard with numerous entertainment facilities, shops, and restaurants stretching along it. The boulevard is especially crowded in the evenings when fans of nightclubs and colorful discos start gathering here. An interesting cultural institution is El Capitan Theatre, which regularly hosts colorful stage productions and shows. Vacationers would be interested in visiting the Dolby Theatre, a temple of art that annually hosts the Academy Awards ceremony. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Other cultural institutions include Pantages Theatre and Egyptian Theatre, which have become permanent venues for a variety of concerts, shows, and dance performances. One of the main city attractions is the Hotel Hollywood. Big stars have come to dine in the hotel restaurant for many years. The hotel complex is one of the best of its kind in the world.
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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
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Hollywood, CA
♥   Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, 8.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Vibiana, Los Angeles, 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Gregory the Illuminator, Glendale, 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Proto-Cathedral of St. Mary, Van Nuys, 15 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, San Gabriel, 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Mission San Fernando Rey de España, Los Angeles, 23.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Christ Cathedral, Garden Grove, 52.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Hollywood, CA and near

Vera Wang House

From the series “Extravagant houses and apartments of designers”
Vera Wang can enjoy panoramic views of Los Angeles from the huge windows of her mansion. A wonderful view of the ocean opens from the opposite side of the mansion. 4 spacious bedrooms are equipped in the house. There are also 4 bathrooms in it. Panoramic windows are also installed in some of them. One of the main technical features of the mansion is a first-class home theater. It is equipped with the most modern equipment. Another interesting feature of the Vera Wang house is its spa. It has direct access to the outdoor terraces. … Read further

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
Elegant chandeliers illuminate the spacious hall. They are also made of bronze. The 18-meter-high organ was constructed in the cathedral. The design of the windows deserves special attention. Beautiful stained glass windows are installed in some of them. They were miraculously preserved from the previous cathedral. They are of great artistic value today. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels is the subject of heated debates in the circles of modern architects throughout the entire period of its existence. Many consider its architectural appearance too illogical and defiant. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Hollywood, CA

Culture guide to Hollywood, CA. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Hollywood, CA: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Hollywood, CA. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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