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Griffith Observatory
Ranked #2 of 553 things to do in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Reviewed July 14, 2013

A must visit spot, the Griffith Observatory is easy to get to, and a very enjoyable in town get away. As a Wedding Officiant with A Ceremony of the Heart, I have even conducted private wedding ceremonies here...Just the couple, a photographer and me..it could not have been sweeter!

1  Thank Mary Jean V
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Worth the bus ride from Hollywood for the fantastic views over LA. We spent more time wandering around outside up by the telescopes looking at the views, than inside the observatory itself! We didn't have the time to stay until dark to use the telescopes, but I would love to do this if I ever went back.

1  Thank lrnnnn
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

You can see all of Los Angeles and the Hollywood sign. If the day is clear (smog free) you can get a great picture. There is alot to learn inside of the Observatory about stars, plants and the sky.

Thank KCJ44
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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Great view of city. Good hike from park to observatory. Great way to see Hollywood sign. Nice museum on the inside.

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Reviewed July 13, 2013

I so wanted to view the observatory from first seeing it in "Rebel without a Cause" but the steep, winding road without guiderails and a car on my tail, it was impossible for me to reach.

1  Thank GEORGIANNE S
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