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More Free Attractions in Los Angeles

Look For Legendary Landmarks
Entertainment comes in all forms in L.A. Some of the world’s most interesting landmarks shock, amuse, intrigue and enthrall Los Angeles visitors and residents alike. Among the most unique are: the 50- foot- high Hollywood Sign, headlining the Hollywood Hills; the circular Capitol Records building resembling a stack of LP’s with a stylus on top; the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, boasting the Olympic Rings of the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games; The Coca Cola bottling plant constructed in the shape of an ocean liner; and West Hollywood’s 600- foot long 'Blue Whale.' A local term of affection for the Pacific Design Center, which houses a wholesale mart for interior designers.

Shop On Broadway
L.A.’s large Mexican- American population is evident along this busy Downtown shopping district where merchants cater to Latino shoppers and several movie houses carry Mexican films and U.S. films in Spanish.

Relax On L.A.’s Own’ Riviera
Everyone’s heard of the French Riviera, but not everyone knows that Los Angeles has a “Riviera “ of it’s own- Marina del Rey. The largest man- made small craft harbor in the world, Marina del Rey is home to 6,000 in- the- water private yachts. The harbor offers spectacular view and many outdoor activities, including jogging, roller- skating, bicycling or just relaxing in the park.

Visit Leimert Park Village
Located in the heart of Crenshaw District, Leimert Park Village has lured tourists from around the world with it’s distinct African culture evident in a variety of specialty shops, art galleries, coffee shops, restaurants and jazz clubs.

Stroll The Grounds
L.A. offers hundreds of unusual sites to explore and experiences to record in your daily journals. Two of the popular choices are the lush, beautiful surroundings of the Glendale and Hollywood locations of Forest Lawn Memorial Parks. Between them,visitors will find the final resting places of such Hollywood legends as Clark Gable, Nat King Cole, W. C. Fields, Errol Flynn and Jean Harlow. Shaded arborways, garden retreats and exquisite works of art offer pleasant and peaceful surroundings for a leisurely stroll or afternoon picnic.

Step Back In Time
The Victorian era had it’s influence on local architecture as evidenced by the homes in the 1300 blocks of Carrol Avenue in Angelino Heights. Still a residential neighborhood, the homes have been restored to their original ornate splendor. The adjoining streets feature Craftsman bungalows interspersed among the Victorians. Raised front lawn and old- fashioned street lamps complete this nostalgic picture, which is a favorite location for film crews.

Browse Around Town
Treasure hunt and star gaze along famed Rodeo pronounced 'Row- Day- O'-Drive in Beverly Hills, home of the rich and s uper rich. Other shopping and browsing meccas include: Melrose Avenue, Old Pasadena, Downtown, the Silverlake district, Hollywood, Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, the Fashion District and the Jewelry Mart. Additional popular window shopping favorites include Century City, Glendale And the Fairfax District. And don’t overlook the beaches for fun and funky.




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