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“The Original”
Review of Guitar Center

Guitar Center
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Owner description: A huge guitar store. Also, has small cement blocks contain the handprints and signatures of rock and roll greats.
Los Angeles, California, USA
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The Original”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Great guys, knowledgeable and helpful. Good prices. New, used. Trade in. All instruments and equipment.

Visited September 2013
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melbourne
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Incredible place!”
Reviewed August 25, 2013

Too much to mention about this place... from the hand prints in the entrance (Leo Fender, Zappa and countless others) to the sheer size and the number of guitars available, not to mention the amps, drum kits, Fender Custom Shop specials and the great staff. If you are in LA go to this place and stand in awe. So tempted to buy the 51 Nocaster but at $45,000 a little out of my pay grade.

Visited July 2013
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Santa Barbara, California
Level 6 Contributor
593 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 415 helpful votes
“Super Cool!”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Lots of cool exhibits from Rock and Roll musicians. ZZ Top, AC/DC, Rush, etc. Very amazing selection of instruments for sale as well.

Visited November 2012
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Sydney, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Guitars guitars guitars”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

GC is an amazing store with great prices and so many guitars! I was in heaven, the acoustic and vintage sections have to be seen to be believed and they have every accessory you could imagine. The shop is on Sunset Blvd Hollywood and the entrance has loads of the worlds best guitarists hand prints in cement ( think Grauman's Chinese Theatre) GC is surrounded by other instrument shops - Sam Ash, Mesa Boogie and Carvin so I dropped in to these as well but their (with the exception of Mesa Boogie) not a patch on Guitar Center.

Visited August 2012
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Los Angeles, California
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“More than just guitars”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

Recently bought Fender Spalted Maple "Tele" from this store. Really hadn't played for more than 20 years due to spinal injury--contacted Jason R., one of store managers, went in, & in the midst of all craziness, all aspiring super-stars-"got it bought". Also bought case & cord a week later. Note; at no point did I feel rushed or passed on to another. All questions answered, order taken, options offered--this in the middle of old & young "starz".On arrival, since mostly were orders, I was notified-no problem,no monkey business.
Ton of things to see at this Sunset location--go in--you can gawk-or-play-or do what the store is there for--buy---ROCK ON!

Visited July 2012
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