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Walt Disney Concert Hall

111 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Downtown)
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As featured in 3 days in Los Angeles
Ranked #4 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Symphonies, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Concerts
Activities: Arts and crafts
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, this concert hall is designed to be one of the most acoustically sophisticated in the world.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

If you are in to architecture make sure the Walt Disney Concert Hall is on your list. I was surprised at how much time I spent there, not at a performance, just wondering around the building itself. There is a great self-guided audio tour about the design and construction of the concert hall. Well worth taking. It was a nice... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

There is not much to say here. If you are looking at this you are probably going to go to something down there. A beautiful building and we all had a nice time in the worst seats in the house.

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

If you're in LA make sure you spend a couple of hours here. A stunning building with a superb audio tour to accompany you around the inside and outside of the Hall. Parking very near by and not too expensive-we paid $10 for unlimited parking after noon.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic place to see a show. The acoustics dazzle and the night is classy from head to toe. I know this is sacrilege, but I'd suggesting taking the subway to get there and ubering home.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

If you like architecture, or even if you don't, go on the free tour of the concert hall. I went two years ago with a guide, and last week again using the audio recording narrated by John Lithgow. Both were excellent, in fact, using the hand held device means you can linger where you want. You can hear architect Frank... More

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Los Angeles, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I could stand and look at the outside of the Disney Concert Hall all day long, but I would never go here for a concert again. The way it is built, with the seats going up at very steep incline is horribly uncomfortable. I felt like I was in a fishbowl. I have seen several concerts here from classical to... More

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We have enjoyed going to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. When we go we usually stay at the Omni Hotel. It is walking distance to the concert hall. The exterior of the concert hall is very unique; its a place that many people love to photograph. When going in and seeing a concert, we find that the views from the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Not much of a theatre or orchestra kind of person but the architecture is simply amazing!! We got lucky as there were free self guided tours that day. If you get the chance take it. The organ on the back wall is just massive. The way this place is setup, sound must really travel nicely

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Doha, Qatar
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14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

very nice design we had take over 30 photos outside but the problem is the parking very very expensive

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Rochester, MN
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88 reviews 88 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Free! Beautiful beautiful building. Great audio tour that takes you all over the inside and outside. Courteous workers. Breathtaking garden. Great views of L.A. Not to be missed if you are a music or architecture fan

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