Top Attractions To See & Explore in Los Angeles in 2020

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Venice Beach 

With a strong bohemian essence, Venice is both a commercial and residential hub attracting visitors from around the globe. Come to witness its vibrant energy and free-spirited boardwalk featuring stylish boutique shops and cafes, many kinds of performers and an eclectic mix or artistry. In addition, there is a popular outdoor gym area, a skate park and a long path along the beach for cycling and roller skating. So much fun! 

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Abbot Kinney 

A truly epic shopping experience, located in Abbot Kinney Boulevard, featuring stylish  unique local and international brands. We recommend visiting Abbot Kinney on the first Friday night of each month as the whole boulevard becomes a fabulous street festival, filled with live music, delicious food trucks and so much more! 

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Hollywood walk of fame 

In Hollywood there are concrete stars embedded into the ground, featuring the names of musicians, actors, directors, producers, musicals, theatre groups, fictional characters etc. as a sign of major achievement in the entertainment industry. The walk of fame covers 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street. 

©@hwdwalkoffame Over 1000 fans were in attendance to celebrate @pink receiving her Star on the #hollywoodwalkoffame!

TCL Chinese Theatre 

Located in Hollywood Boulevard is the TCL Chinese Theatre where you can find nearly 200 Hollywood celebrity handprints, footprints, and autographs in the concrete of the theatre’s courtyard.

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The Getty Center 

Getty is a billion-dollar cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to housing the western artistic legacy of its constituent programs; Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute.

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Rodeo Drive 

One of Americas most luxe boutique shopping destinations for high-end fashion and entertainment. Discover the worlds greatest designers and their incredible art and craftsmanship.

©@sul6an_sd Peeking out behind the florals #OnlyOnRodeo

Universal Studios 

One of the top ranking attractions in the world, located in Hollywood, Universal Studios is one of the oldest and most famous film studios still being used today and it also has a public theme park that celebrates blockbuster movies in the form of fun rides, restaurants, the universal cinema and a seven story IMAX theatre. There is also a backstage tour of the Universal Pictures film set. 

©@unistudios Universal Studios Hollywood

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Located on the Pacific Rim, LACMA is the largest art museum in western America, with a impressive collection of more than 142,000 objects that reflect 6,000 years of artistic expression across the globe, exhibiting and interpreting works of art from pioneering and paradigm breaking points of view from artists, technologists, and thought leaders.

©@meteorlip LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is LA’s first museum dedicated to celebrating the art and science of movies. Opening to the world December 14th 2020.

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Griffith Observatory and Park 

Griffith Park, north-west of downtown LA, with a span of 4,000 acres, the park stands as one of the biggest urban parks in America and five times larger than New York’s Central Park. Opening in 1935, The observatory holds a great view of the Hollywood Sign and an extensive array of space and science-related displays. Admission is free.

©@restonearth Griffith Park and Observatory

Disneyland Park

Originally known as Disneyland, the park was launched in 1955, with the construction completely overseen by Walt Disney himself. The Californian park was the first to be launched and has launched in various locations including Tokyo, Japan. Walt Disney envisioned the concept of Disneyland after visiting various amusement parks with his daughters and to date, it is the most attended theme park in the world. 

©@unaabracadabra Sunset in Disneyland

The Broad Contemporary Art Museum

Located in Downtown LA, The Broad is designed by Renzo Piano and features a vast collection of contemporary and post-war paintings and sculptures. The building itself is an absolute marvel. 

©@sangriahome Jeff Koons’ depiction of Michael Jackson at The Broad Museum

Watts towers 

17 interconnected stunning sculptural towers, each with sculptured features and mosaics within the site of the Italian artist, Sabato Rodia’s original residential property in Watts, South LA. The installation was spontaneously designed and built solely by the artist himself, so its what is considered to be ‘outside art’ and declared as a National Historic Landmark. 

©@minguseyes Watts Towers

Walt Disney Concert Hall 

Located in Downtown LA, The Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003, constructed as tribute to Walt Disney’s devotion to the arts and to the city. It is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. The hall was designed by Frank Gehry and stands to be one of the most unusual buildings in Los Angeles.

©@shoko_travel Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Grove

The Grove is LA’s most loved al fresco shopping mall, offering a great mix of retail, restaurants and entertainment. There is even a vintage tram service for customers to travel to different parts of the mall.

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The Original Farmers Market 

LA’s original market and gathering place for more than 100 locally-owned grocers, restaurants and retailers since 1934.

©@adyrvilla Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles

Amoeba Music 

Impressively, Amoeba Music is still open, having survived the extreme dip in CD sales since the early 2000s because of its thriving trade in used vinyl records. The stores also offers a wide selection of movies on DVD, VHS, Laserdisc and Blu-ray Disc.

©@amoebahollywood

Mulholland Drive

Mulholland Drive is a street and road that has featured in a number of movies, songs, and novels. David Lynch, who wrote and directed a film named after Mulholland Drive, has said that one can feel “the history of Hollywood” on it. Visitors enjoy coming here at night to look down on the Hollywood Freeway full of starry lights flowing towards the city.

Warner Bros Studios Tour 

Located in Burbank, get a glimpse behind the scenes of one the oldest and most popular film studios in the world. 

©@film16

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