Hollywood is one of the most popular cities of USA. For most visitors Hollywood is an essential part of Los Angeles which is the city of film stars and the base of the entertainment industry. Millions of tourists are drawn to the Los Angeles by the glitz of Beverley Hills, the star power of Hollywood and the palm trees and sunny beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu. The city is made up of ethnic neighborhoods, busy markets, and modern metro system. A tour round the city with local experts will unveil the hidden treasures in Los Angeles’ history and lifestyle
The Hidden Hollywood Walking Tour of three hours is like a crash course on the life of the Hollywood people. The tour avoids the crowds and passes in the walking residential areas and having coffee at local café. It than navigates through the Hollywood hills and nearby areas where one gets a glimpse of the areas ornate architecture, homes of celebrities that are close to the local people. It proceeds to the historic community garden where only members are allowed. This garden has a number of 100year old avocado trees which attracts the attention of the tourists. One also is also attracted to the Mediterranean, Victorian, and European architecture in Hollywood on way to the Runyon Park which permits an inspirational view of Lao Angeles. One gets an opportunity to wander down the Walk of Fame, see the Grumman’s Chinese Theatre and hear stories about the Hollywood’s sign.
Details of Urban Adventures
Urban Adventures is Global Tour Company working with local teams. The offices of this tour company are found in more than 80 countries in the world. The tour offered by them are small day tours that take the tourists behind the destinations to explore and reveal the hidden gems in the form of art, buildings , monuments and local delicacies of the city.
- Urban Adventures are tour organisers who operate responsible tours in the cities of USA and also in cities of other countries.
- The duration of the tour is about 3 hours with local English speaking guide. They provide enjoyable tours to travellers and give them an opportunity to interact with the local people.
- It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes for walking along with comfortable clothes depending on the weather. The use of sunscreen lotion, hats and sunglasses are recommended during the summer season.
- Children below the age of 6 are not allowed to join the tour.
- Urban Adventures Tour takes small group of 12 persons with an English speaking guide.
Places to visit in Hollywood
Universal Studios Hollywood has a great attraction with its thrilling parks and rides which serves as a unique experience of fun for the whole family. It is the oldest and famous realmovie studio in Hollywood which is still used in movies. One can also explore the place where Hollywoodmovies are made.
Hollywood Bowl is a special event location at the world famous Hollywood outdoor amphitheater. It also has a dramatic art stage.
Amoeba Music is a place which stocks the world’s largest independent record store. One can find music of any genre which include rare, hard to find and collectible titles. Amoeba is the ultimate source for cinema with all types of music on DVD, BLU ray and laser discs.
Madam Tussaud’s Hollywoodis a wax museum with figures of celebrities, Hollywood icons heroes, super heroes and many more.
Hollywood Walk of Fame is star studded path located on both sides of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. The side walk stars honors the movie actors, radio, TV and stage performers, singers and other show biz personalities. There are over 2500 five pointed stars made of terrazzo and brass embedded in the sidewalks which salute the celebrities. They are permanent public monuments bearing the names of the celebrities
TCL Chinese Theatre was originally known as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre where the premieres of movies are held and thousands of stars appear on the stage. One can also witness the opening of a hit movie and sit beside world famous stars like Marlyn Monroe or Elizabeth Taylor.One of its attractions is the famous cement forecourt which contains the hand and foot prints of several screen legends like Marlyn Monroe and Jack Nicholson.
Griffith Observatory is a mysterious place which has been a backdrop for a number of films against which hundreds of stars stood. It is an icon of Los Angeles, a famous civic gathering place located on the Southern slope of Mount Hollywood.