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The Getty Center

1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Central L.A)
310-440-7300
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Ranked #1 of 389 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Museums, Art Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its... more » Owner description: Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens. « less
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Cost for parking, but entrance is free. Art is wonderful. We visited for about 2 - 3 hours and could have spent more time. We quickly walked through all the buildings and did not spend time lingering in any one area. We could have easily spent a few more hours, if we wanted to read and enjoy more of the... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The Architecture, gardens and Sculpture are just beautiful, the view of LA is breath taking from The Getty Museum! Entry is free and a must on the to do list! Just simply loved it!! I went to the one on Getty Centre Drive not Santa Monica! Very easy to get to by bus as well!

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Rome, Italy
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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

very nice and lovely. It is a must visit if in the area to visit on a nice day to enjoy all the best. lovely

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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Quiet, interesting and serene... Love the Getty. A beautiful afternoon was had, following the sunset across the street at the beach!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The Getty is easy to get to and houses wonderful works of art. A must see. Get there early if you can because it can get crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Great architectural building (of which we had a nice free tour there). Nice collection of european art up to 1900. Great restaurant. I loved the tram ride that takes you up from the parking to the top. Worth a visit

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Ontario, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Beautiful art work on display. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. They are willing to take time to discuss the history of the artwork and Getty himself. The grounds and views are amazing.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Incredible architecture and incredible views. Great exhibits too. I go stop by whenever I'm in town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

I recommend going just to see the gardens and the view of LA. People can walk around the property and take tons of pictures then go to Malibu for dinner. Perfect for a date or just sight seeing The art is ok... I wasn't particularly into any of the exhibitions.

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Macedonia, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

The art is wonderfully displayed & they have many kinds so everyone can find something they like. We spent the most time in the gardens! Wonderful! We also took a picnic lunch with us. There were many nice places to sit and eat with a nice view & not feel like you were imposing on any restaurants, etc Be prepared... More

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