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“Like entering another world” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Getty Center

The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Westside)
310-440-7300
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Ranked #1 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens.
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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“Like entering another world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

The breathtakingly beautiful architecture of the buildings and gardens almost resulted in the paintings, sculptures and other art on display paling into insignificance. When I tell anyone about our visit I spend 99% of the time talking about the beauty of the setting followed with a quick resume of some of the art inside. It was like being in another very peaceful and serene world. We thought we would visit for 3 or 4 hours - we stayed for 7, often just sitting happily gazing at the beauty around us. This was part of a month long trip to America during which we had some wonderful experiences. The Getty Centre is among the best of the many outstanding things we did.

Visited September 2012
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

History of the museum and the Getty's...AMAZING. And lets not leave out the most amazing art work! Best part, the Greek History and painting. A must see!

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“Unbelievable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

A magnificent setting where vistas peak thru between the architectural gems of buildings like additional works of art. And a vast representation of some of the world's best art. There's nothing not to like!

Visited October 2012
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“Magnificent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The setting, view of Los Angeles, the architecture, the gardens and the collection were magnificent. Admission was free. Parking was $15.00, which included a tram ride. I loved every minute of this experience.

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“Excellent venue and collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Wonderful location and buildings. Inspiring facility. The collections are varied, well displayed and informative. Free iPods are loaned out for the audio tour. Well organized and operated.

Visited October 2012
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