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Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA (Central L.A)
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Ranked #107 of 385 attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Positives: shopping, the culture, restaurants. Negatives: People hassling you to buy their CD. It was so cool being in Hollywood, it looks exactly like I have seen from pictures and movies. But I did not enjoy constantly being hassled for money from people trying to sell me various things.

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Venice, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

No where in Los Angeles disappoints visitors as much as Hollywood Blvd. Expecting to see the glamor of the movies, what they find are seedy souvenir shops, homeless people and crowds of other tourists. It's a pretty awful street -- nothing like the historic Hollywood Blvd. of my youth (now I'm dating myself) filled with bookstores, elegant shops and so... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Well you can see the sign from this outdoor mall balcony that is crowded and try to get a picture from far away. I believe you can get closer but not sure on that so we only saw from here. But it is an icon and I can say I have been there, done that. I have to put a... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

It is Hollywood. Actually there is nothing to much to see around. You will walk in the basement of fames, take look at the Kodak and off course take a picture of red carpet which is always there under protection:)) There are Hollywood tours if you would like to join but I have no idea about what's included.

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Dayton, Ohio
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61 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We thought Hollywood and Beverly Hills were alright, but not great. Interesting stuff to see once in your life, but I have no desire to return. Crowded, tourists everywhere, no celebrities, etc. Good luck trying to get a view of the star's homes - all you will see is a gate and shrubbery.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

If you are going to Hollywood, you might as well do it. This tacky iconic sign is not much, but it is what it is. Get a pic taken as you explore the area.

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Fairfield, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Hollywood is always fun and has so much history. Everywhere you go, you recognize something from TV and the movies. It's not uncommon to see a famous person jogging or shopping. I love that there are a lot of museums and so much to see. The only problem is that it's so insanely over crowded. Parking is a nightmare and... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I can't believe I bothered making the drive to Hollywood. It was so trashy; I was unimpressed by Melrose, Hollywood sign which is blocked by houses and buildings, and the Hollywood walk of fame. Looked like an average sidewalk to me in a dirty part of town. Did not even care to get out and look at any of the... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
85 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a shopping centre...if you like that sort of thing...however it is also the best place for parking to see Hollywood Boulevard, the Walk of Fame and Graumans Chinese Theatre etc. Ignore the sites, including the Centre’s own site, that tell you the address is 6801 Hollywood Boulevard...that is the pedestrian entrance for the shops etc, and you do... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Anyone who is star struck will just love Hollywood. The homes are amazing to see, just to travel around and see all the architecture is fascinating. Walking around and imagining all the stars who started here seeing the walk of fame, Chinese Theatre, everything that makes up Hollywood. You can see all kinds of studios, Capitol Records, Hollywood sign, and... More

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