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Street art pour le 60e anniversaire du Walk of Fame

Photos of the Walk of Fame

Created in 1958 based on a concept by E.M. Stuart, president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the Walk of Fame honors show-business personalities. For $55,000, stars can have their star according to their specialty: cinema, theater, television, music or radio. Inlaid on the black granite slabs are more than 2,600 pink stars featuring the […]

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Au cœur du complexe architectural du Getty Center

Photos of the Getty Center

Perched in the hills above West Los Angeles, the Getty Center‘s singular architecture is a work of art in itself. This “little Italian village in the hills”, as its creator Meier calls it, skilfully blends nature and culture. It houses a world-famous art collection, including European paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, contemporary photography, decorative arts and no […]

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La naissance de Warner Bros

Photos of Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood

Founded in April 1923 by 4 brothers, Warner Bros. Studios has become a pillar of the Hollywood film industry. A pioneer of talking pictures with the film The Jazz Singer, the studios enjoyed a century of success with films (Full Metal Jacket, Inception, The Green Line, Gran Torino, Shining, Harry Potter…), series (Friends, The Big […]

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Entrée des studios Paramount sur Melrose Avenue

Photos of Paramount Studios Los Angeles

Still in operation and located on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Paramount Studios offers a small-company tour ($63, must be booked in advance) to discover the mythical filming locations of Forrest Gump, Titanic, Transformers and Interstellar. Paramount Pictures was founded in 1912 by Adolph Zukor in association with Jesse L. Lasky, who directed the […]

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Les Lettres Hollywood, symbole de la ville du cinéma

Photos of Hollywood Sign

Today, the Hollywood Sign, more than 13 meters high and 137 meters long, is the very symbol of the city of cinema. It all began in 1923, when a real estate developer was planning a new development and wanted to advertise it to as many people as possible. He had “Hollywoodland” installed in giant letters […]

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Cabane en bois des secouristes de Venice Beach

Photos of Venice Beach

This is undoubtedly the best-known beach on the West Coast. Venice Beach, with its oceanfront promenade, is packed with small stores selling food, wine, souvenirs and bike rentals. Discover Muscle Beach, an open-air weight-lifting gym where unusual characters come to show off their muscles. It’s right next to the sports fields, including the famous skate […]

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Pacific park et la plage de Santa Monica

Photos of Santa Monica

At the end of the legendary Route 66, Santa Monica is a charming seaside resort located 20 minutes west of downtown Los Angeles. With 280 days of sunshine a year, it’s famous for its 5.6 km waterfront, its waves and its water-based leisure activities. It’s a paradise for outdoor activities, surfing, swimming, walking, biking, shopping […]

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Coucher de soleil depuis Redondo Pier

Photos of Redondo Beach

Located 29 kilometers south of downtown Los Angeles, Redondo Beach is famous for its history, bustling harbor, world-famous horseshoe-shaped pier, miles of beach and amazing sunsets. The many seafood restaurants allow you to enjoy an incomparable dinner by the water. Go shopping at the South Bay Galleria or explore the charming boutiques of Riviera Village. […]

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La magnifique plage de Manhattan Beach, très convoitée par les surfeurs

Photos of Manhattan Beach

A small coastal town south of Los Angeles, not far from the airport, Manhattan Beach offers a breath of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood. Its main attraction is, of course, its beach, where surfers abound and the promenade known as The Strand delights the locals. Less touristy than Santa Monica, […]

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Vue paradisiaque sur Zuma Beach

Photos of Malibu

A seaside town on the Pacific coast northwest of Los Angeles, Malibu is famous for its surf spots and the beach homes of Hollywood stars. Far from the hustle and bustle of the City of Angels, downtown Malibu is simple yet hip, attracting a population of young surfers. Its main attraction lies in its natural […]

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