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.
Beautiful views! A don’t miss. There are a lot of free exhibits and a paid planetarium show. Difficult parking!
Free admission. +free parking at 2700 Vermont Ave lot. then take the shuttle up to the observatory.
It’s an Art Deco landmark from 1935 with a spectacular view of the city of Angels. The planetarium offers nightly shows check the calendar and get your tickets before you go.
One of the best places to overlook 360-views of Los Angeles! Also features a nice hiking trail up to the Observatory.
Beautiful view of LA! Great shows inside, telescope to see the moon, and great hiking trails
A fantastic view of the valley. On clear days Los Angeles looks like a mega city and if you are lucky you are able to see the ocean. At night the city lights are breath-taking. The exhibitions inside the observatory are modern and interestng. There is a planetarium and the moviesare always…
he 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…
The Griffith Observatory is a Los Angeles landmark. The planetarium show is great, and the view from the building is awesome. You can drive up or hike from Fern Dell in Griffith Park.
You can see the Hollywood sign from here and has great hiking trails. One of Los Angeles great landmarks!
Southern California’s gateway to the cosmos! Great views from Los Angeles to Hollywood to the Pacific Ocean! Opened in 1935. Featured in the James Dean film Rebel Without a Cause (1955), Back to the Future (1985) & La La Land (2016) among many others.
Some of the best views of the city are here at The griffith observatory. Well worth the drive up to the top of this hill! Just gorgeous. It's also fun to go inside and see various exhibits and grab lunch on their outdoor deck (during non-covid times)
established in 1935，most visite destinations in south califoenia and the most popular observatory in the world。14miles away from home
“This is the most amazing museum. Newly remodeled. There is food, outdoor seating and live music on Thursdays. With Covid need to check their schedule and policies.”
“This is a must-visit if you’ve never been. The Harry Potter World is crazy! Buy tickets ahead of time online and make sure to get there early to give yourself enough time to see everything.”
“Just two blocks from Hollywood Boulevard, Runyon Canyon Park is an often overlooked urban park that offers some great views. Atop the canyon, you can glimpse views of the San Fernando Valley and the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Hollywood Sign and Giffith Observatory. The park also boasts several hiking trails and is a popular spot for celebrities to exercise. Travelers say that the canyon is reminiscent of Old Hollywood with several old mansions and estates scattered throughout the park – keep your eyes peeled as you follow the trail. ”
“The Grove is a popular fashion, shopping, dining and lifestyle destination with the best mix of retail, restaurants and entertainment in Los Angeles. It's approx. a 5 minute drive from the property.”
“See a show if you can! We take the Metro and walk up the hill. Check before you go their booze policy. If it's a Hollywood Bowl show then you can bring your own. Many rentals say no.”