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Overview of Los Angeles
Los Angeles is one of the most fascinating, spread out and at times challenging cities on earth. Known for its horrific traffic, sunshine, movie stars and beaches. However unknown to most the city also is home to a more ethnically diverse population than any other city in the world giving way to unique neighborhoods, numerous choices in types of restaurants and a cultural scene that exudes color and charm. The city has a diverse offering in terms of activities that range from taking a tour of a Hollywood studio, doing a surf lesson, shopping on Rodeo Drive or taking in Medieval art at the Getty Center. Los Angeles never fails to disappoint and most who visit usually come back again.
Los Angeles Must Sees
The Grove is centrally located between Hollywood and Beverly Hills and serves as a large shopping, dining and entertainment venue. Frequented by a mixed crowd of locals, celebrities and tourists, its one of LA"s prime must sees.
An independent city of its own from that of Los Angeles (but surrounded by LA), Santa Monica is a beach side community full of high rise hotels, an amusment park on a pier, biking trails and numerous shopping and dining venues.
Santa Monica's neighbor to the south, Venice Beach is world famous for its eclectic crowds, colorful facades and white beaches Venice has an array of activities and stores that cater to most tastes and is one of the best spots in LA to people watch. .
This "neigbhorhood" of Los Angeles has reinvented itself as one of the prime entertainment areas of the city. Today it is the official tour bus departure point and its streets are lined with history
Beverly Hills is world famous for its opulence, charm and character. A visit here means shopping on Rodeo Drive (or at least a stroll) celebrity home tour and maybe drinks at the Polo Lounge.