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Hollywood Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90069 (Central L.A)
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Ranked #148 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Shopping
Description: Famous Hollywood street known for its trendy shopping and the stars of famous actors imprinted on the sidewalk.
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

So we weren't expecting the Boulevard to be quite as run down as it was. It felt a bit seedy and we wouldn't have liked to be there too late into the evening. There was pleasant street acts on during the day and it was a bustling place to be but not somewhere I'd be when it gets too late

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I'm glad I finally got to see Hollywood boulevard, it's a place every first timer to Los Angeles should check out. Lots of people in costumes, and cd hawkers adding to an already crowded area. It's not a waste of a trip though, plenty of stuff to see if you want to . And plenty of shopping.

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Pleasanton, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Lots to do in this area and can be a fun full day. You can ck out your favorite actor's star on the blvd, the famous Chinese theater, lots of restaurants to choose from and people watch, shopping, the Dolby theater, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This was a great tour by hop on hop off LA, we visited all famous points in Holywood and Berverly hills. I would recommend a visit if your resource permit, we had lunch on a Rodeo drive, hoping to meet some of the movie stars.

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Cork, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This place is nice to visit but it is not what I expected. it is old, run down and dirty. not worth the time to go back once it has been done once.

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Doha, Qatar
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is ok to go, it has museums, Chinese theater, cinemas, restaurants, etc but it is very busy. I believe you should visit if visiting hollywood to tick it out of your list.

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Asbury, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It's a super busy street, with a lot souvenir shops, theaters and tourist attractions, I'm sure that on Oscar night is different, but on a regular day is just dirty and super loud. I was shocked when I strolled around this area, a lot of homeless people (I was harassed by one asking money, and then cursing me when I... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Hollywood Boulevard, where do you start? Yes, it's on the 'must see' list, so you have to see it. Okay, in summary, too many people, lots of impersonators, drab and dirty sidewalks, tacky shops, two theaters, and the most depressing Starbucks we have ever visited. And that, as they say, is that. Been there, forget the t-shirt.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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139 reviews 139 reviews
32 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Hollywood. Most people have a mental image of Hollywood, or at least what they think Hollywood is like. Glitz, glamour, movie stars. Yet nothing could really be further from the truth. Hollywood Boulevard is a combination of souvenir shops, retail shops, wax museums, carnival sideshow, and huckster alley. Yes, there is history here, and yes – Hollywood is much, much... More

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Middleton, WI
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We saw Hollywood Boulevard both during the day and at night. Though it is neat to see it all lit up at night, we much preferred it during the day when it wasn't as busy. It was neat to see the Walk of Fame and all the stars, and we also enjoyed seeing Grauman's Chinese Theater and all of the... More

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