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“Beautiful view”

Griffith Observatory
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USD 35.00*
and up
Hollywood Sign and Griffith Park Hiking Tour
Ranked #3 of 547 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.
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Beautiful view”
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The view is beautiful and there is many possible hiking trails around, the park is huge.
Also in the observatory there is some interesting science exhibits that you should check out.

Visited February 2012
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Las Vegas, NV
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“Out of this world!!”
Reviewed 28 February 2012

The new exhibits downstairs take you across the universe. You can check your weight on every planet in our solora system. You can see actually footage of Russian planetary landings. The theaters offers rotating shows during the day. My favorite exhibit is the Telsa Coil. Fascinating! Even got a "wet ear willy" from Einstein. Check it out. The view on a good day is also spectacular!

Visited February 2012
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Mexicali, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“A must !!”
Reviewed 28 February 2012

I've always liked astronomy, and this place is very interesting, you can actually use the telescope and see planets or stars, (we saw Saturn) has a lot of exhibits and my daughters loved it!

Visited February 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Griffith Observatory”
Reviewed 26 February 2012

Absolutely spectacular view of Los Angeles. At night it's so beautiful. And inside the observatory are a lot of fun and interesting things to do considering admission is free.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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“California Icon”
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Very informative and has an amazing view. Needless to say there are lots and lots of little kids there, so its loud.

Visited February 2012
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