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Downtown

 

Here you will find Bunker Hill, the cultural heart of Los Angeles with several art schools, theatres and performance venues along Grand Avenue. The Staples Center, which put on 250 events per year, and the Los Angeles Union Station known as the last of the great railway stations. There are also many museums like the Museum of Contemporary Art to check out not to mention China Town and Little Tokyo.

 

Hollywood

 

The Hollywood sign is an internationally recognized symbol and Hollywood Boulevard is perhaps the most famous street in the world. This place is and has always been associated with glamour and the movie industry. Top attractions include Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl and Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

 

The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles

(The iconic Hollywood sign, a landmark in the Hollywood Hills)

 

Beverly Hills

 

Beverly Hills is one of the wealthiest cities in the world and known for its multi million dollar mansions, Rodeo Drive, five star hotels, fine dining and abundance of rich and famous citizens. Beverly Hills has been featured in a number of television shows and movies.

 

Santa Monica

 

Following the success of the television series Baywatch, this popular beach and pier gained worldwide fame. Lush parks like the Palisades Park dot the landscape but Santa Monica is also noted for its restaurants, shopping areas and vibrant art scene.

 

Sunset Boulevard

 

Sunset Boulevard was the street that linked the Hollywood studios with the hillside homes of the stars. Today the most famous stretch is Sunset Strip, filled with restaurants, luxury hotels and nightclubs.

 


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