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Manhattan Beach Pier

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Address: The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Activities: Dining

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I like piers

A pier is like being at sea but safer. This one has restaurants and amenities and is worth walking out on just to say you have done it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

A pier is like being at sea but safer. This one has restaurants and amenities and is worth walking out on just to say you have done it.

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Beijing Region, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

There is nothing special about it, just like any other pier on a beach. Lovely for having a stroll in the evening after the dinner or watching sunset, listening to the crushing waves below.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Not terribly distinctive as piers go, however, if there are surfers in the water, its cool to be over the water and see the waves from the surfers viewpoint.

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Greenwood, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Liked going out on the pier at night. Not too much going on but it's so fun being over the water. Would love to come back sometime during the day as it seemed like a cool place.

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Visited the pet and went to the aquarium. It's small and run by volunteers, but it gives kids a reason to walk to the end. The starfish touch tank was fun for the kids. They even got to hold one. This aquarium kept them occupied for 15 to 20 minutes.

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slovenia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I like walking on sand so it is obvious that i have enjoyed in that beach so much. I was there in the end of october when is the right temperature because it is not too hot. Walking the Pier Ive had a great view to see surfers... I would recomend it to everyone.

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California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great pier with nice benches to sit on. At the end of the pier is the Roundhouse that has great aquariums and even touch tanks for the kids. Upstairs there are books for the kids to look at along with more aquariums. Great to visit with kids or without.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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135 reviews 135 reviews
42 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Walking the pier allows one to look back to the beach, the volleyball nets, the bike path, and the mansions that line the strand. As well as the town that goes up the hill from the waters edge. You're also out on the water as it's a long pier. There is the aquarium at the end that the city describes... More 

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When you walk the pier, you are out among the local surfers and you have a great opportunity to watch them in action- great photo ops. The aquarium at the end of the pier is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers and has live displays of the local marine life.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was a great pier and beautiful beach. I was here on vacation and the weather was really nice, warm and sunny on the beach, bt not too hot. Great views of the beach from the Pier.

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