Best Points of Interest in Los Angeles

Locals’ favorite places

1. Griffith Observatory
1307local recommendations
2. Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier
912local recommendations
Michael says “A walk to the pier is one of our favorite family activities. We love to walk across the parking lot...” ·
3. The Venice Beach Boardwalk
1800 Ocean Front Walk
608local recommendations
4. Hollywood Walk Of Fame HQ
6255 Sunset Blvd
560local recommendations
Ridge says “Tour 2 - Hollywood/Sunset Strip/BH: Walk to Lincoln Heights Metro. Buy a day pass ($7). Gold Line...” ·
5. Malibu Pier
23000 Pacific Coast Hwy
72local recommendations
Carl says “The world famous Malibu pier overlooks Surfrider Point, the birthplace of surfing in California. No...” ·
6. The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
5801 Wilshire Blvd
258local recommendations
Carlos says “The La Brea Tar Pits are a group of tar pits around which Hancock Park was formed in urban Los Angel...” ·
7. Venice Canals
203local recommendations
Lisa says “These are the last vestiges of the Venice canals - they used to run through much of Venice! Built i...” ·
8. Venice Canals
130local recommendations
Leila says “Built 1905 by Abbot Kinney as Venice of America, the Venice Canal is famous for its man-made canals,...” ·
9. Manhattan Beach Pier
143local recommendations
Kristin And Chris
Kristin And Chris says “Beautiful pier in downtown Manhattan Beach with a little aquarium/touch tank at the roundhouse at th...” ·
10. Chateau Marmont
8221 Sunset Blvd
146local recommendations
Bob says “Built in 1929, the Chateau has a legacy as muse for generations of artists, photographers, novelists...” ·
11. Warner Bros. Studios
115local recommendations
Anita says “Tours begin at the wonderful VIP Tour Center with a special introductory film to the world of WB. Gr...” ·
12. Paramount Pictures Studio Tour
5515 Melrose Ave
112local recommendations
Bob says “Paramount Studios is the third oldest existing film studio in the world behind Universal Studios & G...” ·
13. Hermosa Beach Pier
1 Pier Ave
105local recommendations
Stephen says “Hermosa Beach-Site of the Hermosa Beach Pier- Enjoy the beach; sun,swim and surf. Plenty of shops an...” ·
14. Redondo Beach Pier
88local recommendations
Rachel says “Visit the famous Redondo Pier at King Harbor. This area boasts several great restaurants, a fresh fi...” ·
15. Venice Fishing Pier
Venice Fishing Pier
76local recommendations
USA Journey
USA Journey says “A place to see, at the end of Washington Boulevard and owns its popularity to Abbot Kinney and Charl...” ·
16. Union Station
800 N Alameda St
115local recommendations
Steve & Sara
Steve & Sara says “Catch Flyaway shuttle to LAX ($9) transfer point for Metro Rail and Amtrak trains. Walk around the ...” ·
17. CBS Television City
7800 Beverly Blvd
56local recommendations
Curtis & Osvaldo
Curtis & Osvaldo says “Just drive by so you can see where the Sonny & Cher Show and other classic TV happened. Or, try to g...” ·
18. Capitol Records Building
1750 Vine St
51local recommendations
Angelyna says “Capitol Records where everyone from Nat King Cole to The Beatles recorded.” ·
19. Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
118local recommendations
Paul says “The oldest cemetery in LA is a beautiful and serene place to explore. Ducks, geese, swans, and peaco...” ·
20. Bradbury Building
304 S Broadway
42local recommendations
Dashiel says “Bradbury Building is the oldest commercial building & one of LAs’ unique treasures. Romanesque exter...” ·
21. Venice Sign
7local recommendations
Inge says “Make sure to have your camera ready to take a photo under this iconic spot :-)” ·
22. Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave
62local recommendations
Ma says “If you did not see Pacific Design Center yet, you did not see a state of the art building inside and...” ·
23. Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters
3880 San Rafael Ave
36local recommendations
Dashiel says “Tranquil Meditation Gardens open to public. Top of Primavera Ave, left at Marchena, steps on left l...” ·
24. Hollywood Sign
6local recommendations
Helen says “My neighborhood is the closest place to get a picture in front of this Landmark” ·
25. Pasadena City Hall
100 Garfield Ave
28local recommendations
Fiona says “Beautiful building closely identified with the city of Pasadena. Nice to walk the grounds. Used on t...” ·
26. Hollyhock House
4800 Hollywood Blvd
28local recommendations
Anna says “Hollyhock House is Frank Lloyd Wright's first Los Angeles project. Self-tours are available on Thurs...” ·
27. Wayfarers Chapel
5755 Palos Verdes Dr S
23local recommendations
Laureen says “Glass Church by Frank Lloyd Wright's son Lloyd Wright. Glorious views of the cliffs and ocean...a ma...” ·
28. Korean Friendship Bell
3601 S Gaffey St
24local recommendations
Vicki says “The Korean Bell is a gift from the Korean government and is absolutely beautiful. It is located at ...” ·
29. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
555 W Temple St
18local recommendations
Sandra says “An inspiration of beauty while touring downtown Los Angeles. Take Gold Line to Union Station and tr...” ·
30. Los Angeles City Hall
200 N Spring St
23local recommendations
Mic & Leeah
Mic & Leeah says “Go through security and ask a guard how to go up to the Observation Deck to see a beautiful view of ...” ·