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The Hollywood sign is best seen from the Griffith Observatory. The best time to go is just before sunset to see LA. It is a beautiful sight. We arrived around 4 pm, there was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Coral Springs, Florida

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We got as close as we could from the car, it was great to see especially for 3 teenage girls but, certainly not worth a trip to LA. It was smaller than I thought it would be, still good to say we have seen it in person.

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Venice Beach, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is like the ANTI-NYC, it feels like everyone here is either unemployed, looking for work as an actor or working at a bar. Skip it.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hollywood sign is best seen from the Griffith Observatory. The best time to go is just before sunset to see LA. It is a beautiful sight. We arrived around 4 pm, there was parking available and we were just a short distance from the observatory.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always had a dream to visit Hollywood since I was a kid and you know that one day dreams are becoming true! I didn't have a chance to hike to the top but it's just one more reason to come back!

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Durham, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought the year old map of the stars at a discount. Doesnt make much difference LOL no one is home anyway. We had a hoot chasing the homes of stars and a police takedown with guns drawn on Rodeo Drive. Saw Neil Diamonds house lots of windy roads, fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This sign is like all in Hollywood, an ilusion an advertisemente. When u see it at the movies u expect something that in real life is not that amazing. To me the best view from Los Angeles and this sign is from Griffith Observatory

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Despite the decades of self promotion, Hollywood may not impress with it's seedy streets populated by touists and some unsavory types. Yes, the sights are there, but without the video editors you'll get a dirty, gritty feel for this place.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

It is the hollywood sign not more not less, nice to go there and see it but it isn't a must see. Should be enough to see it from rodeo drive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is a "must see" I suppose. It's iconic and I'm so glad I made time to see it but that's all I can say about it! It's a famous sign, so to visit LA and not see it wouldn't seem right. I can genuinely say " I saw the sign" now!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The Hollywood sign is one of the most requested place my friends from out of town want me to take them to. I usually go to Lake Hollywood Park because parking is easy, there's not a lot of people, and you can see the Hollywood sign from there very well, specially if you go up the park towards the sign,... More 

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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