Tour of movie sets and tour of the homes of the biggest stars and the most famous beaches in cinema: there is no better place to feel inside a movie than Hollywood!

Los Angeles It is one of the most populous cities in the U.S and one of the most sought after by tourists who want to see where the magic of cinema happens. Walking through the streets here is like coming face to face with movie sets and theater stage for awards. Where else can you go into a diner and have lunch where scenes from classic movies like grease?

The city is big and public transport is not the best, but just organize an itinerary dividing the regions so you don't waste time stuck in traffic or spend your dollars on taxis while they could be used in amazing souvenirs.

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THE Hollywood boulevard It is one of the main attractions as it has the famous Walk of Fame along almost its entire length, in addition to the Dolby Theater, known for hosting the Oscars, the Chinese Theater and the Madame Tussaud wax museum. Nearby is also Mel's Drive In, a cafeteria where scenes of grease.

If you want to get even more into the Hollywood spirit, look for the tours offered by the studios Universal and Warner Bros.. in which you enter studios and see up close pieces used in major productions.

Back on the street, Santa Monica and Venice Beach can easily be enjoyed in a day because they are close to each other and about half an hour away from other attractions in the city. Arriving in Santa Monica in the morning, tourists can visit the pier with the amusement park and stay until lunchtime, either enjoying the beach or strolling through the streets of the neighborhood. Heading to Venice Beach for 2km along the waterfront, you'll arrive at the famous skate parks and, if you're in the mood, head back to Santa Monica to watch the sunset from the top of the Ferris wheel.

Other things to look forward to for those going to Los Angeles are to see the Hollywood Sign up close, where you can arrive by taxi or take a long walk, stroll through the luxurious shops on Rodeo Drive and take a tour of the millionaire homes of the famous in Beverly Hills.

Los Angeles It is a city that offers many possibilities for itinerary and attractions, but it also requires a lot of travel, so it is worth setting aside at least 7 days to explore the neighborhoods that we only see on screens.

What to do in Los Angeles

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Hall of Fame

Since the 1960s, more than 2500 names of artists have been included and today it measures about 3km. Here, visitors have to pay attention because everyone is looking at the ground and it is common to make sudden stops.

Rodeo Drive

This street is full of luxury brand stores like Prada, Chanel and Louis Vuitton and greatly increases your chances of finding a famous person who has gone shopping.

Dolby Theater

Formerly the Kodak Theater, this is where the Oscars ceremony has taken place since 2002. It is possible to buy tickets and take a tour of the premises, passing through the same boxes, stage and entrance as great movie and music stars.

Beverly Hills

One of the most popular tours in Los Angeles is made in the most famous hills of the city, as this is where many of the movie stars live. The tour can be done by car or on foot, but it is worth having a guide to help you recognize the mansions and their owners.

Santa Monica

One of the city's postcards is here! Several films, series and cartoons have portrayed the pier as well as the Pacific Park amusement park. Here you have good options of restaurants and snack bars, as well as shops in the streets of the neighborhood and, of course, the beach.

Venice Beach

Part of the waterfront is taken up by concrete pools that form lanes for skateboards, bicycles and skates. The sidewalk is lined with dozens of souvenir shops, fast foods and even freak shows.

Hollywood Sign

Along with the Santa Monica Pier, this is the most anticipated photo of the trip. Strolling through the city it is possible to see the Hollywood sign, but far away. To get close to this postcard it is necessary to take a taxi or face the long cliff to the top.

TCL Chinese Theater

Since its opening in 1927, the venue has hosted Oscar ceremonies and even today hosts premieres of major films. On the floor of the building's entrance you will find the iconic cement slabs with the hands of artists.

Griffith Observatory

The gigantic astronomical observatory sits at the top of Mount Hollywood and offers one of the most beautiful views in the city. The visit is also very rich and puts the tourist face to face with pieces of the Moon and meteorites.

Other places to visit in Los Angeles:

  • GIRL
  • Petersen Automotive Museum
  • Natural History Museum
  • California Science Center
  • Madame Tussaud
  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios
  • Six Flags
  • Beverly Center
  • Grand Central Market
  • Hollywood & Highland Center

How to get to Los Angeles

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The city has an international airport, which is the fifth busiest in the world, but Brazilian companies do not offer direct flights, so it is possible to travel nonstop with American companies or stop in cities such as Dallas, Miami, Atlanta and Panama City.

Best time to visit Los Angeles

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Los Angeles doesn't have a lot of climate variation, so it's a great option for any time of year. In summer the thermometer varies between 20°C and 35°C, in winter the minimum is 10°C and the maximum is 23°C.

Where to stay in Los Angeles

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Find accommodation in Los Angeles here.

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