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Venice Canals Walkway

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Address: Washigton Blvd. & Dell Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90292
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Beautiful place to relax

It is a great place to walk around. The walkway is a great place to take pictures. This place is not too far from LAX. I recommend people should take their out-of-town friends... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a great place to walk around. The walkway is a great place to take pictures. This place is not too far from LAX. I recommend people should take their out-of-town friends there for a walk if they come to visit via LAX.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We live just down the road so this is one of the walks we do when we have people visiting. When Abbott Kinney first designed Venice as a getaway for people in Los Angeles, he had Venice, Italy in mind. The canals are pristine and peaceful. Alot has changed in architecture styles, but there is still a mix of quaint... More 

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I would like to see where on the face of the Earth someone could replicate what the good people of Southern California have put together here. Yes there are places not too far from here that showcase the excesses of LA, yet give the locals their due for this one. The owners of the impeccable Gardens that face the walking... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the chance of visit this place multiple times, and I can say that when there is no drought and there is plenty of water on the canals, the view is great, Great place to walk with your special other, date, etc. before the sunset the view and the feeling is kind of Romantic, the place is quiet and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This walkway is tucked away near Venice Beach. I spent 3 whirlwind days in LA for a combination of business and leisure, and found the crowds and bustle of LA a little overwhelming. A stroll through this quiet neighborhood was the antidote. My mother, sister and I all enjoyed this walk, recommended by a local friend, which was very quaint... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walked along the beach. I am always going to love to visit places like Venice. I must highly recommend eating at Centanni if you are around and need some good Italian food and cannolis. They had the best, and I was with three Italians!

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visit the canals is the best you can do in Venice, It´s a really nice walk with beautiful houses there.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When walking in the canals, you enter into a tranquil lovely secret space. You have stepped into a time warp - to a sleepier, small town feeling and a relaxed pace. Strolling along the water, you may pause to notice ducks swimming in the canal, or a cat lying in the sun on a porch. The little bridges that connect... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A few streets above Venice beach you'll find 4 canals in a quiet neighborhood with nice villas. Nice pictures stop in our bike tour.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A retreat from the general craziness that is Venice. Definitely worth a peaceful walk through. A nice detour from a beach bike ride.

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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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