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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 walk

It was kind of hard to find parking in the area. Canals were beautiful and peaceful. I loved walking around and look at all the houses nearby. It was worth a stop

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Julia K
Manalapan, NJ
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Manalapan, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was kind of hard to find parking in the area. Canals were beautiful and peaceful. I loved walking around and look at all the houses nearby. It was worth a stop

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In my opinion, this was a neighborhood with a creek behind it. Very unimpressive. With traffic, very difficult to get to and not worth the payoff.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Southern CA, don't miss Venice Canals Walkway. You can walk it and look at the different homes, some are from the early 20's and some more recent. It is so relaxing and a great way to spend a few hours.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great little neighbourhood, if included on a tour you will get info about the various celebrities that hve homes here but even without that it is nice jut to see a part of Los Angeles that time has forgotten. Highlight was the duck park (hope the ducks can read and know that park is for them)

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Venice Canals neighborhood is very peaceful and lovely. The residents take good care of their properties and it's a great location to take photos of some of the unique homes, landscapes, even pets and ducks who take up residence along the walk. Several movies have been filmed along the canals over the years. I just love looking at all... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have an hour to spare in Venice, take your time to walk through the canals. - grab a drink to take along and just enjoy the scenery. Wonderful diversity of homes and relaxing event. Much of it is shaded. The architecture and landscaping of these smaller but plush homes is quite a lesson!

Thank Penny J
Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Venice Canals should not be missed if you visit the Venice Beach. It takes no more than 45 minutes to 60 minutes to walk the canals completely. You can gain an appreciation for the houses that line the canals along with the history. I strongly suggest using your smart phone to help investigate the history of the canals before... More 

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a walk around the canals for something really different. The houses are amazing and the gardens are fantastic. The water does stink. It's just a short walk up from Venice Beach!

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A drive along Dell Avenue (one way northbound) through the center of this canal community is enough. Stop on the bridges and take your photos.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to walk and watch the interesting houses by the canals. Is is a very quiet neighbourhood. It does't even seem you are in a crowded beach area.

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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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