Travel to the West coast of United States

Day 16 Los Angeles

the West coast of United States


 

Los Angeles: It is one of the largest cities in the world. The metropolitan area stretches from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the cities of San Bernardino and Riverside and the beautiful lakes of Arrowhead and Big Bear, an area of high mountains to the east. Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, with ten major shopping districts, dance, music, theater, numerous theme parks, sporting events and a huge amount of television and film productions.

Los Angeles - Hollywood
Los Angeles - Hollywood

It is a noisy city and center of all roads. The first thing to visit is the commercial center of the city, the Music Center instead of artistic performances, with three excellent theaters and an annual program of opera, symphonic music, drama and great musical productions. In the Hollywood Bowl, will enjoy a long season of concerts very diverse. One of the most interesting places in the city is the MOCA or the Museum of Contemporary Art, admire the latest addition to its impressive art construction, and the Wells Fargo Museum.

To purchase please go to the commercial district Garment District, where there are many restaurants and businesses of Asia. The Little Tokyo and the Japan Village Plaza are like two doors open to Asia. Olvera Street, the first city street, with gastronomíay Mexican crafts, is part of a package that includes historical museums, the Avila Adobe, the Old Square, the historic Catholic Church and the first fire station.

Los Angeles - Down Town
Los Angeles - Down Town

South of the city are two of the best museums, the Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Science and Industry. In the way to the west toward Wilshire Boulevard is Los Angeles Country Museum of Art, which is notable for its exhibitions of times, as well as by the works of the most famous artists of the world. Nearby is La Brea Tar Pits, where the are greatest concentration of fossils of prehistoric animals ever seen. In the adjacent George C. Page Museum are hundreds of fossils of animals of the ice age. In Griffith Park, largest public park in the United States, is the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum, dedicated to the middle of the west. There is also the Los Angeles Zoo. Go to the city center to discover Broadway with its many shops run by Hispanics.

In Beverly Hills, famous for the personalities that made this place his home, is Rodeo Drive, the most exclusive commercial boulevard in the country. Nearby is Bel Air, home of the movie stars and UCLA, the University of California.

A visit to Los Angeles means an opportunity to explore Hollywood, the mecca of cinema. The most notable is the Max Factor Museum, the Chinese Theater, where the hands and feet of celebrities are on the floor and Hollywood Hills, home of the big actors. As you approach will offer maps that indicate the site of each home and to whom they belong. In the San Fernando Valley, just north of Los Angeles, are the studios of NBC, Warner Bros. and many others. The San Gabriel Valley stretches east from Pasadena, home of the great ladies of LA. There are interesting museums and the Huntington Library, with important manuscripts.

Los Angeles - Chinese Theater
Los Angeles - Chinese Theater
Los Angeles - Chinese Theater
Los Angeles - Chinese Theater

 

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