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Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA (Central L.A)
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Ranked #102 of 368 attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Crown Point, Tobago
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Everytime I visit Los Angeles, I must visit the Hollywood sign. The view is breathtaking, the walk is refreshing, the only turn off is the walking through horse poop and the horrid smell.

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

There is so much history in Hollywood and there are plenty of tourist spots worth seeing. The Hollywood Sign, Grauman's, the Walk of Fame, the Hollywood Museum, Hollywood Forever Cemetery and more. HOWEVER ... Hollywood history is all over Los Angeles. You have to include Beverly Hills, Culver City, Malibu, Burbank, Westwood and on and on. If you are planning... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I had been to Hollywood many years ago and my recollection of the place was much better than it is now. Hollywood Boulevard looks very run down and dirty. Parking is terrible and there is nothing that is very tempting to look at.

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Calgary
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Well, we were told at our hotel close to LAX that it would be about 30 minutes to get to Hollywood by metro (public transit)...it took just under 2 hours, buses, transfers, trains and some scary neighbourhoods and people. We weren't necessarily disappointed since we didn't know what to expect, but the couple of shops my teenage daughter and I... More

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

The walk of fame does not need to be visited unless you want to be annoyed. It is filled with people selling their own CDs and asking for money, and then get angry when you try to walk away. Does not feel like a safe place at all, and it's so crowded that you can barely take a good picture.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

This was top of my to do list in LA, but the biggest let down. It was full of 'performers' in cheap costumes, asking for money and some getting quite angry if you didn't give anything. It was quite intimidating and a bit dirty. A real shame!

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Windlesham
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

The area where the Walk of Fame and Chinese theatre is, is seedy, tacky, and crowded with too many of the wrong types of people. Didn't feel safe here, keep your belongings close. Stopped by many trying to sell their c.d.s, got very angry if you walked away. We felt that time could have been far better spent elsewhere.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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172 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Stayed in Hollywood for 7 days. It was my number one place to go on my bucket list and I finally got to go for my honeymoon. If you love movies and movie history, you definitely gotta go here. We stayed at Loews Hollywood Hotel (GREAT HOTEL) . DEFINITELY go to hollywood and do all there is to do. The... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I've lived in CA before over 20 years ago. My 21 year old niece wanted to see Hollywood during our 13 hour lay over at LAX. I drove her around to different areas, Hollywood being one of them. Maybe as a 43 year old adult now I see Hollywood for what it is and that it's a dump! We stopped... More

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Ujjain, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Leave atleast 40=50 mins early from your hotel for Hollywood visit as LA is like jam-packed mornings. Reach there by 9 and start your day with roller coaster rides as in morning you will find less rush there. Transformers and Jurraisc park ride is amazing. the best part is studio tour where in you can experience the king kong 3D... More

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