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Griffith Observatory

1681 locals recommend
Why locals recommend it
The Observatory has been justly famous for decades as the location from Rebel Without A Cause. And a little less so for Steve Martin’s Bowfinger. With the release of La La Land, which has a whole musical number here, this location will be rediscovered by a whole new generation of movie lovers. Be sure to check out the bust of James Dean on the west side of the lawn outside the observatory. Also, for real star sightings: Go inside for the planetarium.
Dana
Dana
October 28, 2016
Location
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Discover)
Wi-Fi
Free
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Leah
Leah
September 05, 2019
Must see. The hike up is nice, if you should decide to hike.
Christen
Christen
August 19, 2019
Hiking and science stuff. Parking can be crazy so plan accordingly.
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
August 16, 2019
The Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California, sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the…