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Hollywood

Los Angeles, CA (Central L.A)
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Ranked #107 of 391 Attractions in Los Angeles
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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197 reviews 197 reviews
81 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been before, years ago but it really is worth going to Hollywood just because it's Hollywood especially if you're from Wales where nothing is really exciting! ( I do love my country but come on!!?) We wandered around looking at the Walk of fame and just enjoying the atmosphere. It was glorious. There were mNy characters begging for... More

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North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We found that mostly everything you think stretches for miles...actually only goes for about two blocks. Around Hollywood and Highland, in the evenings, there is never a dull moment. When you see everything in the light of day, you realize that the people pretending to be characters and stars that were pestering you last night, are worse than they were... More

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Ofcourse you have to see the sign and walk on the famous walk of fame. But otherwise Hollywood is not much to see, would rather recommend to spend more time at central LA or at venice beach. One day here is enough in my opinion.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

it really is tacky and super busy! It is a little better than when I last visited over 20 years ago - they have built a shopping mall right opposite the theater where they record the Jimmy Kimmel Show but it is really not a place you would want to spend any amount of time. The place is packed with... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place isn't really all that great. There is trash everywhere, rude people everywhere, gum all over the floor. It just isn't what people make it out to be. Of course there are spots that are nicer, restaurants, shopping plazas, ect. But I don't think it's worth your time. I mean you can go just to be able to say... More

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Mechelen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A classic spot but I can't leave LA without a visit to the sign!! A must see for everyone. Most of the Hollywood tours have a stop at the sign.

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Medina, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I guess if you are huge into TV and Movies, you might get a bit more out of a visit to "Hollywood" than I did, but essentially what it looked like to me was a few blocks of kept up 'venue' otherwise plucked down in a sea of misery and despair similar to what any particular war zone would look... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Jacksonville, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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