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“Beautiful!”

Griffith Observatory
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$93.99*
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Hollywood, California Science Center and the Griffith Observatory from Anaheim
Ranked #3 of 542 things to do in Los Angeles
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A public observatory owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles for the benefit of all. Located in on Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park, the Observatory offers a planetarium, exhibits, public telescopes, cafe, bookstore, and the best views of the Los Angeles basin. Admission is free, and visitors may drive directly to the Observatory and park in its lots and roads.
Edmonton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

The grounds were beautiful. I wasn't able to go inside because i didn't have the time. If you can spare 30mins-1hr then it's worth the drive just to see the beautiful sunset.

Visited November 2012
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“Great views”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Sadly we visited on a Monday when the observatory was closed, but we still got fabulous views of LA and the Hollywood sign!

Visited July 2012
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Panama City, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best view of Los Angeles”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

We went to the observatory with our kids. Is a great place to take photos, and to walk. Griffith park is adjacent and has many beautiful trails. Make sure you go to watch the sunset.

Visited November 2012
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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“A kool spot”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

The Griffith Observatory is a great spot to check out for all ages. You can park down below and hike the hiking trails. Or you can try to park along the road or at the parking lot at the top of the hill. The summit is 1,600' and a good view if the good ol' LA smog is down. The Observatory is very friendly and educational. Get their early to avoid the crowds.

Visited September 2012
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“Definitely worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012

A great view and an interesting exhibition of astonomy-related topics. We didn't get a chance to use the telescope, but that would have been a great experience.

Visited November 2012
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