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Korean Bell of Friendship

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Address: 3601 South Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731
Phone Number: 3105487705
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Description: A huge bell given to the US as a bi-centennial gift and as a commemoration...
A huge bell given to the US as a bi-centennial gift and as a commemoration of veterans of the Korean War
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Seeing this bell, and knowing half my family is from Korea, left me feeling PROUD. This bell hangs from a beautifully decorated roof, and overlooks San Pedro. It's serene. Up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Westminster, California

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Westminster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Seeing this bell, and knowing half my family is from Korea, left me feeling PROUD. This bell hangs from a beautifully decorated roof, and overlooks San Pedro. It's serene. Up close, the bell has intricate artwork etched on it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Came across this by accident. Was a nice surprise. worthy of a stop to check it out. Beautifully maintained! Can see for miles it seems! View is magnificent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Interesting place to stop and see the friendship bell and the history that surrounds it. Was worth coming here. Doesn't take much time to enjoy the views of this nice, beautiful area.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The bell is very cool, very picturesque! And you get great views along the coast in both directions. It's a really peaceful place to visit. I didn’t stay for very long, maybe 20 minutes. Unless you take a picnic or your kids are playing in the play park I doubt you could make a trip here last very long. I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Came for great photo op for its breathtaking view, Great picnic area, and best of all is the spectacular basket ball court.

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Temple City, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Ok I will give this place 4 stars becuase of the view. But otherwise I was not as impressed as most of my compatriots seem to be. The view of catalina and the Port of Long Beach are great. However, there is virtually no shade (I mean seriously no trees at all???) and the grounds are ok but not kept... More 

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Montclair, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A hidden gem in Southern California. One of the must see places to catch a sunset, a view of Santa Catalina or just he ocean in general. Be aware though that this little gem closes at sunset. There is a kindly guard that eventually will have asked everyone to leave within 20-25 minutes after the sun sets. So get there... More 

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San Pedro, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

A gift to the United States from South Korea, the friendship bell was recently restored by Korean artisans to it's original beauty. Situated on a bluff overlooking the Pacific, the surrounding grass area is perfect for picnics or kite flying. Across the street is the historic Pt Fermin lighthouse, open most days for tours, and nearby is the Cabrillo marine... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I've been trying to come visit the friendship bell for some time now and finally did a couple days ago and boy oh boy was it beautiful. I started at the bell and made my way over to the San Pedro Waterfront Promenade, Cabrillo Marina, Vincent Thomas Bridge anddddd Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach. What a fun little day trip!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Beautifully located with breathtaking views and sunsets overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Bring your walking shoes and a camera for a short memorable experience. Quiet and peaceful. The Korean Bell was give to us by the Republic of Korea in remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War. Free admission and parking.

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Additional Information about Korean Bell of Friendship

Address: Address: 3601 South Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731
Phone Number: 3105487705
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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