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Manhattan Beach Pier

The Strand, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Activities: Dining
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ROCHESTER NY
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122 reviews 122 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Walked the area. Nice visit, clean beach. Pier was a 15 minute stroll. Pleasant, nice breeze. No fishing permitted at time of visit, after recent shark incident No rides or amusements like Santa Monica, but bathrooms seemed a little cleaner.

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Lucerne Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

It was a nice walk down the pier after breakfast at The Kettle. A variety of activities to observe/participate in, fishing, volleyball, aquarium. Nice view of The Strand.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very nice and clean beach , and very peaceful . Nice restaurant all around . The only one thing we dislike the traveling by buses ,you need to wait 20 to 40 minutes for each bus ,so if you drive we recommend a car .

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Southington, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The pier provides a beautiful and relaxing walk over the ocean. There is a small aquarium at the end which my kids really enjoyed. We also spent some time just sitting on a bench eating ice cream and watching the surfers and fishermen. It's beautiful in the evening too.

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Klang
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Unlike other piers, this one is actually quite peaceful and quiet. Many people fished there and you can just sit down at the end of the pier enjoying the calmness of the sea and the breeze. Overall, if you want a pier to relax and you don't enjoy crowded place with lots of shops and restaurants on the pier, I... More

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Rainbow, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Clean pier with water and fish cleaning available near the end of the pier. There is a small cafe and aquarium near the end of the pier. It wasn't too crowded and fishing was below average on the day I went. I did see a small pod of porpoise, but no great whites! The only con was the local police... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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128 reviews 128 reviews
69 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A classic pier that stretches out. Perfect for the views looking back at Manhattan beach. Not to be missed if you are here on Manhattan beach.

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Ashburn, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I didn't really take too much time to soak in the pier, took a quick walk on it, but how bad can overlooking a beautiful ocean, beach, vistas, etc, be?

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Maidenhead
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

A classic American pier - great to walk on a fantastic view along the coastline or to look bak up to the town

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Hermosa Beach, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The center of the city and a great place to start from. If you're lucky you'll see some dolphins! There's also a great little marine museum at the end of the pier.

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