SIGHTS

“I love Los An­ge­les. I love Hol­ly­wood. They’re beau­ti­ful” – Andy Warhol

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LA LOUVER

Since 1976, the LA Louver gallery has mounted world-class ex­hi­bi­tions and rep­re­sents renowned artists such as David Hock­ney, Ed Moses and Ken­neth Price. Now housed in a spa­cious mod­ern build­ing de­signed by Fred­er­ick Fisher, the LA Louver has a time­less sense of artis­tic pur­pose en­hanced by its var­ied ros­ter of new and es­tab­lished tal­ent.

VENICE BEACH

Built in 1905 by Ab­bot Kin­ney, this vi­brant district has canals which flow be­hind adorable Venice bun­ga­lows and is a per­fect place to catch a breather be­tween that LA hus­tle.

FUR­THER AFIELD

Be­yond LA it­self are some beau­ti­ful na­ture spots and trails. Ea­ton Canyon Falls, Vasquez Rocks, Sand­stone Peak, Grif­fith Park Trails, Run­yon Canyon Park are a few to try. And one of the iconic things to do is go tan­dem bik­ing on Re­dondo Beach – pure comic gold.

LOS AN­GE­LES COUNTY MU­SEUM OF ART (LACMA)

Boast­ing mas­ter­pieces, con­tem­po­rary works and tra­di­tional Ja­panese screens, this com­pre­hen­sive art mu­seum has to be on your must-visit list. While you’re there we are sure you won’t be able to re­sist a pose in front of the mon­u­men­tal Chris Bur­den cre­ation, Ur­ban Light (a maze of street­lights gath­ered from around LA and re­stored to work­ing or­der ). The sheer abun­dance of work gone into this mu­seum is su­per im­pres­sive. Grif­fith Ob­ser­va­tory

Nest led among the ul­tra-chic Hol­ly­wood Hills, the Grif­fith Ob­ser­va­tory’s panoramic views of the LA land­scapes are the stuff of dreams. In­side there are a bevy of ex­hibits which in­clude a Fou­cault Pen­du­lum. Give your­self plenty of time to walk around so you can gaze at the night sky through the 12-inch re­fract­ing tele­scope on the roof. One for the science savvy among you.

HUNT­ING­TON LI­BRARY, ART COL­LEC­TIONS AND BOTAN­I­CAL GAR­DENS

Eas­ily one of the most en­joy­able at­trac­tions of LA. Be­tween the art, the li­brary hold­ings and the vast out­door spa­ces there’s plenty to see and do. Go for the green space and calm.

Above:TheGif­fith Ob­ser­va­to­ry­of­fers sweep­ingLAviews

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