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Venice Canals Walkway

Washigton Blvd. & Dell Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90292 (Venice / Beach Areas)
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Ranked #33 of 385 attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Walking
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

so glad we managed to find these canals. it was only by chance we came acorss a pathway that led into them. People didn't seem to know where they were. Perhaps its a bit of a secret and I can see why, because you are walking past peoples gardens. So pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Wandering through the narrow, cute bridges and walkways, we saw many nice bungalows with well kept gardens. There were also a few canoes on the canal. We also came across many joggers and owners walking their dogs, enjoying this tranquil patch of paradise. After the walk, we headed to the Cold Stone shop just across the road to have icecream.... More

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Waterdown, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This little piece of Venice in California is a must see! An oasis of small pedestrian bridges over channels, in front of beautiful Californian architecture, flowering and fruit trees. Everyone owns a paddleboat of some kind (row, canoe, kayak). Pretty amazing.

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La Verne, California
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52 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Venice beach itself is very tawdry, hardly worth a walk through. The canals are beautiful and very well kept, but don't take more than a half hour to walk through. Hardly worth the $25 to park (this was on a Sunday afternoon, perhaps cheaper during week or off season?) I would come back with out of town visitors only if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Beautiful place.. Perfect place for an afternoon stroll..My parents loved it ! I highly recommend for a family vacation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We were so happy to find these canals!! Off the well-beaten Venice Beach Boardwalk path, we found these winding trails refreshing. Lots of picture ops and very enjoyable.

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Hickman, CA
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40 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

After the huge letdown of Venice Beach, my expectations weren't high, but this was one awesome walk! We had such a great time strolling leisurely down the paths with beautiful homes on one side and the canals on the other. A very enjoyable afternoon and completely free!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you happen to be in the area then by all means have a small wander through this area. If not it is not a big deal to skip this part of town. The area before it is a little creepy so be wary. Wish we could take a ride in the gondolas which i thibk are just for show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a nice little walk nestled around the canal and beautiful swanky homes , perfectly manicured. I enjoy walking here early morning or near sun set , a nice break from the busy boardwalks .

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Frankfurt, Germany
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155 reviews 155 reviews
58 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Yes it was great but I felt a like a voyeur. You walk along these small sidewalks looking into their backyards, terraces and into their living rooms. Even more tourists would destroy the magic of this place...

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