Sights and Attractions

Los Angeles Attractions
Experience the culture and the glamour of Los Angeles at attractions and sights that captivate your spirit of adventure. From the Hollywood Walk of Fame to Sunset Boulevard to the Kodak Theater, Andaz West Hollywood is minutes from the most exciting attractions in Los Angeles, California. It's all here for your entertainment.

Find your celebrity crush and have your picture taken with their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. One of the most popular attractions in Los Angeles, the Hollywood Walk of Fame features of more than 2,400 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in pavement of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California. The stars honors legends from film, radio, television, theater and music - from Marilyn Monroe is Alfred Hitchcock.

Situated in a natural bowl once considered a holy place to the local Native Americans, the Hollywood Bowl is an incredible outdoor entertainment venue that hosts live music, concerts and events in Los Angeles. Since 1922, it has been the summer home of the L.A. Philharmonic, a spectacular July 4th concert with fireworks, Easter Sunrise Service and a Tchaikovsky Spectacular with cannons, fireworks and a military band. Visit the Edmund D. Edelman Hollywood Bowl Museum to explore the Bowl's rich history.

Head down Sunset Boulevard and experience the best people watching in Los Angeles. Nestled between nestled between Hollywood and Beverly Hills, Sunset Plaza is a chic, two block strip of fashionable boutiques, outdoor cafés and trendy bistros that line both sides of the Sunset Strip adding a European vibe to West Hollywood. Sip a espresso under an umbrella as you watch the parade of celebs and beautiful people pass by. Browse charming shops, such as Armani A/X, H. Lorenzo, Butler & Wilson, Nicole Miller and Oliver Peoples. From recording studios to celebrity homes and scenes from familiar movies, you’ll enjoy seeing and being seen in this chic strip in Hollywood.

In a town filled with facelifts for people and buildings, it's rare to find a structure that has barely altered its appearance since opening night, 1927. Reflecting the keen showmanship of the theater's creator, Sid Grauman, the exterior is adorned with an ornate medley of Chinese temples, pagodas, lions and dragons. Grauman also dreamed up one of the longest-running publicity stunts in Hollywood history - inviting movie stars to impress their handprint, footprint and autograph in the cement courtyard of his theater. Hearing the many versions of how this practice began is almost as much fun as placing your hand in the print of the rich and famous.

See 45 movie star homes including Leonardo DiCaprio, Britney Spears, John Travolta, Sharon Stone, Jennifer Lopez and Cuba Gooding, Jr. Take your photo in front of the Hollywood sign, see Mann's Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive and the incomparable Sunset Strip, all in a day! Finish the tour with a wind down the famed Mulholland Drive to see Jim Carrey's estate and the mansion once owned by Tarzan star, Johnny Weismuller, which has stood vacant for more than a decade due to its haunted past.

Experience all of the renowned elegance and celebrity glamour that the home of the Academy Awards® has to offer. See an Oscar® statuette, find out where your favorite celebrities sat during this year's ceremony, visit the George Eastman VIP room and imagine what your celebrity swag bag might be filled with (hint - lots of jewelry). Inspired by the elegance of a European opera house, Kodak Theatre has been host to many of the world's top performers including Celine Dion, Prince, Barry Manilow, Alicia Keys and the Dixie Chicks. Kodak Theatre is also the home of The ESPY Awards, The BET Awards, the American Idol finals and many other events.

View the magnificent Art Deco interior of this theater built in 1926 and restored in 1991 by Disney and Pacific Theaters. Now movie goers and tourists alike can appreciate some of the grandeur of the silver screen era.

Frederick Mellinger launched his now world-famous mail order naughty lingerie business in 1946 because he believed "fashions may change, but sex appeal is always in style." Go just to see the purple and pink Art Deco flagship building - and the Lingerie Hall of Fame - containing Marilyn Monroe's bra worn in Let's Make Love (1960), Tony Curtis's black lace bra worn in Some Like It Hot (1959) and Madonna's infamous black bustier.

Paramount bears the honor of being the last major motion picture studio still located in Hollywood, as well as the first in operation. A two-hour tour of the studio provides details of its history and gives a behind-the-scenes view of films and television shows currently in production.

Take a tour of the home of the “happiest place on earth.” Whether you’re a kid or kid at heart, there’s something for everyone here.

In 1915, Carl Laemmle purchased a chicken ranch, moved his movie studio to the location, charged people 25 cents to watch movies being made and sold them fresh eggs on their way out. Now you can tour the world's largest working movie and television studio - including a theme park - via tram as you travel over 415 acres to view the inner workings of the real Hollywood. Visit soundstages, experience an earthquake, survive a bridge collapsing (how did they do that?) and escape a flood and an avalanche - through the magic of movies.

When Elvis first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he taped his performance here. This famous studio was also the home of the Carol Burnett Show, The Sonny & Cher Show and the Twilight Zone. Currently, The Young & the Restless, West CoastLate Show with David Letterman tapings and The Price is Right are taped here. If you're interested in being part of a live studio audience for a specific show, write in ahead of time to request your free tickets. Limited on-site tickets are also available.

This chic shopping street is a haven for trendsetters and celebrities. Enjoy stores like Kitson and Lisa Kline, as well as many chic LA restaurants like The Ivy. You might even spot Madonna and the Kabbalah Center!

Indulge your inner music lover by taking in a show at the world-famous House of Blues®. Despite being a national chain, each individual “house” takes on the personality of their host city while dishing out the same finger-lickin’ good southern-inspired cuisine we’ve come to know and love. Replenish your soul and satisfy your appetite at their world-famous Sunday Gospel Brunch - serving up all-you-can-eat southern style buffet and sweet salvation - right across the street from Andaz West Hollywood. Click here to learn more.

If you haven't heard of this famous enclave of fashion and style - you clearly have been living on another planet. One of the most celebrated and exclusive shopping streets in the world, Rodeo Drive is home to trendy shops. Italian designer boutiques, world-class jewelers, French couturier and leading Los Angeles retailers like Giorgio of Beverly Hills. Committed to spotting celebrities? Your chances are good on Rodeo Drive.
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