Top Places To Visit In Los Angeles, CA
Here are the top places to visit in Los Angeles, California. The selection is made using the FavRiver scoring system which takes into account the most relevant metrics and expert reviews.
"Disneyland Park is the first of 2 theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened in 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built to completion under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. In 2018, the park had approximately 19 million visits, making it the second most visited amusement park in the world, behind only Magic Kingdom."
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2Hollywood Walk of Fame
"The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and 3 blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars are permanent public monuments to achievement in the entertainment industry, bearing the names of a mix of musicians, actors, directors, producers, musical and theatrical groups, fictional characters, and others. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the self-financing Hollywood Historic Trust. It is a popular tourist destination, with a reported 10 million visitors in 2003."
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"Malibu is a beach city in western Los Angeles County located about 30 miles (48 km) west of Downtown Los Angeles. It is known for its Mediterranean climate and its 21-mile (34 km) strip of the Malibu coast, incorporated in 1991 into the City of Malibu. Signs around the city proclaim "21 miles of scenic beauty". The area is known for being the home of Hollywood movie stars, people in the entertainment industry, and other affluent residents."
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4Universal Studios Hollywood
"Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood film studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is "The Entertainment Capital of LA". It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios sets and is the first of many full-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world. Universal City includes hotels Universal Hilton & Towers, the Sheraton Universal Hotel, and Universal CityWalk, which offers a collection of shops, restaurants, an 18-screen Universal Cinema and a seven-story IMAX theater. In 2017, the park hosted 9,056,000 guests, ranking it 15th in the world and 9th among North American parks."
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5La Brea Tar Pits
"The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angeles. Natural asphalt (also called asphaltum, bitumen, pitch, or tar—brea in Spanish) has seeped up from the ground in this area for tens of thousands of years. The tar is often covered with dust, leaves, or water. Over many centuries, the tar preserved the bones of trapped animals. The George C. Page Museum is dedicated to researching the tar pits and displaying specimens from the animals that died there. The La Brea Tar Pits are a registered National Natural Landmark."
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