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Third Street Promenade

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Address: Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-393-8355
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Activities: Shopping, People-watching, Dining
Description: A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to...
A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians only, has some 20 movie theater screens, hundreds of stores, numerous restaurants, animal topiaries and street entertainment running the gamut from dancers to fortune tellers.
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I wish I had more time here because it was a nice place to walk around and get away from the city life!! It's been probably my favorite place to visit because I loved a lot of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I wish I had more time here because it was a nice place to walk around and get away from the city life!! It's been probably my favorite place to visit because I loved a lot of the shops that I can't find at home. Plus, there's lots of food places to choose from and just lots of good vibes!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a fun shopping center. High end shops with the latest designs and a very energetic environment. It's also a great place to meet people or just watch them go by. So many nice places to eat and drink, too. The shopping center is modern and have many levels of shops and some good places to have a glass... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Full of activity. Jam packed in the summer. It is fun and colorful. It's a must visit for a first time Santa Monica visitor

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

You will experience the freshest fruit and produce grown anywhere in the world. Best tasting fruit ever and real friendly growers to help you out with your purchases.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Love the promenade, plenty of interesting shops and restaurants to look at, but the real fun is the shows that take place. There's usually 2-3 going on at one time attracting good crowds. The promenade is pedestrian only so you can take a very leisurely stroll. There's a mall at one end which is not too bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great street for an evening walk to dip into the stores, enjoy the street performers and grab a late night crepe :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Packed with shopping and restaurants and cafe's. Next to the famous stores has everything you need to shop for.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely to be able to slowly stroll along the promenade without worrying about traffic. Interesting mix of shops and restaurants. Both cater for all price ranges. Lots of buskers with a variety of different types of music. Even had a Marcel Marceau look a like mime artist. Especially pretty at night with lots of twinkling lights in the greenery. Loved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The buskers, the dancing, the music, oh, and the shopping is amazing! Love this place! So many stores to choose from, great cafés and bars, and movie theatres to drop the husbands at. Great location, easy access, love the foot traffic only!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter and me love the atmaphere, the shops, everything. We go there every day, even if we have just an our to spend. We buy a lot's of memorys stuff there

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Address: Address: Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-393-8355
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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