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Venice Canals Walkway

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Address: Washigton Blvd. & Dell Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90292
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Strolling the canals

Very picturesque when the sun starts to go down. Beautiful houses backing on to the canals of Venice. You feel a little rude sometimes just looking at the architecture of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very picturesque when the sun starts to go down. Beautiful houses backing on to the canals of Venice. You feel a little rude sometimes just looking at the architecture of the houses while someone is in the kitchen cooking dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in Venice, it is definitely worth walking to the canals. There are some pretty houses and lovely bridges over the water. It is a very different bit of scenery to the rest of LA. Bear in mind though that it is only houses - we were expecting maybe a little waterside café or coffee shop but there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was a nice little trip. a few canals in the middle of a vast concrete jungle. Not too far from the Santa Monica/Venice area. the pretty little homes have stunning back drop of small canals. A few little boats dotted around and the odd ducks swanning around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

looking for interesting places to visit in Los Angeles I found Venice Canals. I saw the pictures and I liked it. when you visit on Saturday. It is a jewel of engineering. pass by bridges and canals are beautiful. being a residential area need to be careful around with pedestrians and pets.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting development, canals are kind of shallow, I assume those are mosquito fish in the water?? Nice homes, but who would want to live in these 'glass houses' with strangers walking by everyday?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The canals are tucked away off the main road, but are signposted. Very pretty to walk around, with some of the houses having special designs. We were able to find a parking spot not far from the Walkway, but also visited there when cycling in the area, which is much easier. Very quiet pretty area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to SMA plenty times but never been at the canals. Its a nice stroll (if there is no one else as the pathes are narrow) and lovely houses to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a walk around, this is an area full of charm and beautiful houses. The bridges offer great views and photo opportunities

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To see a special area in LA of living like on a vacation go to see the homes on the canals. You walk amongst nature and see peoples creative talents where their homes express their love of nature and beauty. It is a unique experience for LA living.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walking paths along canals, far from real Venice, but still relaxing. You can see some beautiful homes and cute bridges.

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Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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