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Hollywood Bowl Overlook

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Address: Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA
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Fantastic is an understatement.

This is a great spot to see Los Angeles in its ultimate splendor. A must drive just to take part of the day to do something relaxing. Take many photos and just take it in. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael A
New Providence, New Jersey
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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great spot to see Los Angeles in its ultimate splendor. A must drive just to take part of the day to do something relaxing. Take many photos and just take it in. My young girls found it fun taking selfies and only costs gas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was incredible to see this structure from the Lookout. It would be fantastic to visit by night when there is a concert on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a disappointing visit to the walk of fame this made everything better. Not much parking but amazing views of LA that you will have seen in the movies including the Hollywood sign.

Thank Daren L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's one of those great viewing areas. When you visit LA you should plan which views you want because it requires driving time. Co-ordinate this and where you're going to view the sign

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Playa Vista, CA.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most people just take advantage of the bowl during the summer/ concert seasons but us locals know that is can also be a great afternoon free music picnic. If you have manners and can be respectful of the artist that practice a the bowl one can go and listen to some music and enjoy the grounds within reason of course.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of some interesting stops on Mulholland Drive (with Universal City overlook for the Valley side) to capture an almost complete scenery of Los Angeles, from the Hollywood sign, the Observatory, the Hollywood Bowl, Downtown and Catalina Island (with good weather and binocular). You get everything in in your hand and camera, including some interesting architectural houses on Macapa drive... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this free park. We visited this overlook several times on our trip. You won't find a better spot to see the majority of LA, the Hollywood sign and the bowl. There is a stone staircase to walk up to have optimal views, and perfect selfie locations. The parking is tough and minimal, and the tour guides take every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Once you up there, the scenary is breathtaking! You can see the Hollywood sign far away and the view you get of the city is beautiful. Near it is the beautiful house of Erick Morillo. If you go to LA, make sure you visit the Bowl Overlook. You will not regret at all!

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Roskilde, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Make sure to go here when something is going on. Just visiting without scheduled activities is redundant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We discovered that Paul Simon was playing here the day after we arrived and were lucky enough to manage to get some tickets. The atmosphere and sound quality here have to be felt and heard to be believed and the view is wondferful, but if you're only going to look around, make sure it's a smogless day, otherwise you won't... More 

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