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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.
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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
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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

Crenshaw House

From the series “The Most Mysterious Buildings (Houses, Palaces, Castles) in the World”
Even before this tragic event, the mansion had attracted hundreds of curious people who wanted to visit the attic, but none of visitors could hold in a mansion even a couple of hours. Hickman Whittington organized a real museum on the roof of his house; he charged fee for the opportunity to spend a night in the attic. There were many of those wishing to spend a night in jail for former slaves, about 150 people. All of them suddenly noticed surging fear and muzz making them leave a scary place after some time. Currently, the Crenshaw House belongs to state authorities. Since 2003 it’s closed to public access. … Read further

Santa Susana Field Laboratory

From the series “The Most Radioactive Zones on the Planet”
A few decades ago, secret tests of nuclear reactors were conducted in this laboratory. Statistically, 4 of 10 such trials ended with a major nuclear accident. The laboratory was founded in 1947. Since then, it has been used for various purposes. In addition to space engines, nuclear weapons were produced and tested there. Projects of nuclear power plants were developed too. Over the years, the laboratory not only performed dozens of different tests, many of which ended with an accident, but incorrectly disposed the nuclear waste. … Read further
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