Here are the top 63 tourist attractions to see in Los Angeles:

1. Universal Studios Hollywood

4.3 /5

14 km
from city center
1 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

A theme park and a studio of Universal, one of the biggest film studios of the world. The studio is a huge tourist attraction of Los Angeles, and called "The Entertainment Capital of LA".

2. Griffith Observatory

4.2 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

One of the leading centres of public astronomy, the Griffith Observatory is a fascinating science facility and one of the most famous attractions of LA and indeed southern California.

3. Hollywood Walk of Fame

3.2 /5

10 km
from city center
3 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Walk of Fame is an iconic LA landmark, consisting of more than 2,500 stars on the pavements across the Hollywood Boulevard, containing names of various superstars of the entertainment business.

4. Disneyland

3.2 /5

40 km
from city center
4 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

This Disneyland Park is one of the biggest Disneylands in the world, and was designed and constructed under the instructions of Walt Disney himself!

5. Staples Center

3.3 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The home stadium of the famous Los Angeles Laker and the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, and also host to several events throughout the year.

6. Los Angeles County Museum of Art

3.7 /5

11 km
from city center
6 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The LACMA is a huge art museum with the largest collection in the western United States - more than 150,000 works of art from the ancient to the modern times.

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7. La Brea Tar Pits

3.7 /5

10 km
from city center
7 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

A National Natural Landmark, these are tar pits of supreme interest to palaeontologists over the years, and also the location of Hancock Park.

8. Santa Monica Beach

3.6 /5

24 km
from city center
8 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

South California is known for itÍs famous beaches, and the Santa Monica is among the most famous of them all, with it's soft, golden sand.

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9. Peterson Automotive Museum

3.6 /5

11 km
from city center
9 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Peterson Automotive was the brainchild of American publisher Robert E. Peterson, and is a fantastic collection of famous and notable cars.

10. Griffith Park

3.8 /5

10 km
from city center
10 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Griffith Park is an iconic urban park in Los Angeles, one of the largest in North America and home to many attractions.

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11. California Science Center

3.5 /5

6 km
from city center
11 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Center is an educational science museum located in Exposition Park. It has several interesting exhibits, and IMAX theatre and is a major tourist attraction.

12. Madame Tussauds Hollywood

3.5 /5

11 km
from city center
12 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Madame Tussauds Hollywood is another glamorous branch of the franchise, full of wax statues of Hollywood stars and characters.

13. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

3.4 /5

6 km
from city center
13 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Step into this captivating museum capturing the history of the world with artefacts and skeletons of animals dating back 4 billion years!

14. Los Angeles Music Center

3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
14 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Music Center is the biggest and grandest centre of performing arts, and one of the best in all of the US, also home to the famous Walt Disney Concert Hall.

15. Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens

10,412 km
from city center
15 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a favorite destination in California’s Griffith Park. It is home to 29 endangered species of animals, Californian wildlife and an abode of horticulture.

16. Farmers Market

3.3 /5

11 km
from city center
16 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Farmers Market is a hugely popular area in Los Angeles, with more than a 100 food shops and restaurants.

17. Runyon Canyon Park

3.1 /5

12 km
from city center
17 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

A favourite park among the locals for walks and views, this massive 130 acre public park provides a wonderful natural landscape to the city, while affording you some lovely views of the cityscape.

18. Big Bear Lake

125 km
from city center
18 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Big Bear Lake is a reservoir located in southern California amidst verdantly forested hills, close to Las Vegas and Phoenix as well. Owned by the San Bernardino National Forest, this extremely popular tourist spot is a favorite among locals and adventure enthusiasts for its year-round sunny weather. As the name suggests, you could spot a bear during your wildlife safari here. You could enjoy thrilling outdoor activities like hiking, trekking and mountain biking. When covered in snow during winters, the lake is popular for fishing and skiing.

19. Getty Center

4.5 /5

21 km
from city center
19 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

A huge and fantastic museum of European and American arts, with a plethora of temporary exhibitions and permanent displays.

20. Laguna Beach

71 km
from city center
20 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Laguna Beach is one of California’s most refined cities with vast, turquoise beaches and a vivacious community. Rocky green cliffs meander along the white sand coast, full of quaint shops, multi-cuisine restaurants and opportunities for adventurous activities. Tourists and travelers can enjoy tide pooling, snorkeling, scuba diving and body-surfing at the beach, while the hilly state park and gardens are perfect for hikes and nature walks with your family.

21. Nethercutt Collection

3.8 /5

35 km
from city center
21 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Nethercutt Collection is a breathtaking museum of 130 of the world's greatest vintage cars, and also other antique objects and articles of interest.

22. Los Alamos

1,106 km
from city center
22 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

With a population of less than 2,000 people, Los Alamos is Santa Barbara’s most decidedly tranquil town. Named after the Spanish phrase meaning “The Cottonwood”, this vintage city is endowed with the old West heritage and has a sprawling tropical ranch. The ranch has acres of fragrant vineyards and wine factories which you can tour with your family and children during weekends.

23. Oak Glen

119 km
from city center
23 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Known as the only place in San Bernardino County with fragrant apple orchards that grow a mile high, Oak Glen’s fame comes from its rustic farmlands and berry fields. This census-designated place in California has a close-knit agricultural community who run casual restaurants, chic cafes, cideries and bakeries selling apple pies from one end of town to the other. Oak Glen has a popular shopping district where you can find fresh seasonal goods, homemade snacks, stylish apparel and gifts for loved ones.

24. Ojai

102 km
from city center
24 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Located northwest of Los Angeles, Ojai city is a hub of tourism atop the valley of Topa Topa Mountains, offering thrilling adventure activities like scenic hikes, trail biking and horseback riding. Built in 1917 in Spanish Colonial Revival fashion, the quaint city is popular for its beautiful boutique hotels, sprawling farms and spiritual retreats. It has an eco-friendly atmosphere away from the hustling city and its chain stores.

25. Palm Springs

159 km
from city center
25 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Palm Springs is a posh city in Southern California, a laid-back holiday destination offering glamorous urban culture and a serene desert getaway. With a great culinary scene, most restaurants, bars and cafes offer Greek, American, Asian and multi-cuisine dining options alongside exotic Polynesian cocktails. Spotting a Hollywood star shopping or walking down the main street is a common occurrence, leading to Palm Springs being popularly known as “The Playground of the Stars”.

26. San Juan Capistrano

80 km
from city center
26 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Welcoming over 300,000 visitors every year, San Juan Capistrano is a beautiful bayfront city known for its iconic bell at the Mission San Juan Capistrano christened after the legacy of Saint Junipero Serra who founded it and then the city. Nestled in the picturesque hills of Orange County, the rustic city overlooks Capistrano beach. The shore is lined with chic eateries, traditional shops and gift stores, all of which add to the natural and commercial appeal.

27. Santa Barbara

10,300 km
from city center
27 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Santa Barbara is a large beach city in California with an upscale community of boutiques, trendy restaurants and the world-famous State Street which is a seasonal fareline. Overlooked by the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains, the city has a notable Spanish colonial heritage embodied in its white stucco architecture with red-tile rooftops.

28. Solvang

184 km
from city center
28 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Flaunting ubiquitous Danish heritage and influenced architecture, Solvang is the south Californian little Denmark nestled atop the semi-arid Santa Ynez Valley. The city is renowned for being Santa Barbara’s richest wine country with a pulsating festive scene where visitors come to stomp on grapes and make their own wine. The early-1800’s Old Mission Santa Ines is a Franciscan Church, a revered place with intricate murals worth viewing.

29. Temecula

119 km
from city center
29 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Temecula is an upscale tourist and resort destination in California with 300 acres of verdant wineries and a grand portion of the Pacific coastline. The 50 award winning wineries have beautiful Italian, French and American grapes sprouting off the land. This makes Wine Country a hub of events, wine tasting and sumptuous accommodations.

30. Hollywood Bowl

11 km
from city center
30 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Ranked by the Rolling Stones magazine as one of America’s ten best live music arenas, Hollywood Bowl is a historic amphitheater in Los Angeles. It is also the largest concert venue in Southern California. A venue for enjoying thrilling summer evenings, great music, wine and festivities of all genres, Hollywood Bowl is a pioneer of theatrical productions and Easter Sunrise service as well.

31. Hollywood Forever Cemetery

8 km
from city center
31 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the landmark cemetery at the heart of Hollywood and also hosts cultural events. Interred with honor here are several prominent people who shaped the city of Los Angeles and elite stars from the entertainment industry. Located in a neighborhood full of properties owned by Hollywood stars, the cemetery is a must-visit destination for those interested in the history of Tinseltown.

32. Hollywood Walk of Fame

9 km
from city center
32 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Gathering over 10 million visitors from across the world annually, Hollywood’s Walk of Fame is one of America’s most visited destinations. The sidewalk along 18 blocks of the iconic Hollywood Boulevard is embedded with coral pink, five-pointed brass and terrazzo stars bearing names of achievers in the entertainment industry. This includes musicians, directors, actors, producers and even fictional characters associated with Hollywood. With a small fee, even you can get your name on a star temporarily and take a memorable picture with it.

33. Rodeo Drive

298 km
from city center
33 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills is an affluent street of Los Angeles that defines why Southern California is one of the most lavishly fashionable places of the US. It is a reputed shopping district with designer labels and the world-famous haute couture fashion stores. Alongside boutiques and high-end shops like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Prada etc., Rodeo Drive has a plethora of polished malls that ooze American commerce and European glamour. It is also home to House of Bijan, the most expensive clothing store in the world.

34. Runyon Canyon Park

12 km
from city center
34 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Located at the eastern end of the majestic Santa Monica mountains, Runyon Park is one of California’s top hiking destinations with picturesque trails carved out of landscaped mountain valleys. The adventurous dirt roads lined with dense tropical forests offer exhilarating terrain that gradually increases in altitude to an epic point from where you can view almost 2/3rds of Los Angeles city.

35. Santa Monica Pier

24 km
from city center
35 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

One of California’s largest and most celebrated party spots, Santa Monica Pier is a massive, double-jointed pier at the west end of Colorado Avenue. It has a family-friendly, oceanfront amusement park with 12 thrilling rides like a solar-powered Ferris wheel, West coaster, Pacific wheel and 14 midway games. Illuminated by 174,000 neon lights every night, the park offers elusive views of 130 miles of the Los Angeles skyline.

36. The Getty Center

21 km
from city center
36 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Regarded as one of LA’s top sightseeing locations, The Getty Center incorporates contemporary architecture, verdant gardens and panoramic views of the city. Nestled atop a hill in Santa Monica, the Pacific Ocean and San Gabriel Mountains are also visible from the peak, inspiring architect Richard Meier to construct a campus highlighting both nature and cultural marvels of California.

37. Sunset Boulevard

14 km
from city center
37 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Sunset Boulevard is an iconic highway in West Hollywood, known for its pulsating nightlife, chic music clubs, street performers and the antics of dedicated musicians who have performed and stayed at the boulevard for decades. It is one of LA’s busiest districts with a sensational culture scene and extends from Hollywood to Malibu beach while meandering past the world-famous Beverly Hills.

38. The Original Farmers Market

11 km
from city center
38 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The Original Farmers Market is one of Los Angeles’ most beloved landmarks and offers a memorable shopping and dining experience to visitors. Men from Illinois came here to park their trucks and sell fresh produce to locals when the Great Depression hit America, wherein began the rapidly growing legacy of this area. Today it is a hub of shopping for seasonal fruits, vegetables, fresh meat and seafood.

39. Walt Disney Concert Hall

1 km
from city center
39 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

The moment Walt Disney Concert Hall opened its doors, it became a sensational platform for classical, jazz and world music. The extraordinary steel architecture and fantastic sound equipment make it one of Los Angeles’s top icons and an acclaimed cultural venue. To explore this hall, you can walk around by yourself or join the 60-minute, free docent-guided tour to learn about the entire campus’ history, concerts held and related information.

40. Third Street Promenade

24 km
from city center
40 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Known to be a shopper’s paradise and street performers’ top stage, Third Street Promenade consists of three blocks in downtown Santa Monica, open air and free of cars. Home to over 80 retailers, the promenade has everything from an affordably chic farmers market to designer fashion brand stores like Rolex, Nike and Tiffany & Co.

41. Bicycle Resort and Casino

12 km
from city center
41 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Bicycle Resort and Casino is a lavish poker cardroom and a 4.5-star hotel at the heart of Bell Gardens city, within a stone’s throw away from the spectacular Long Beach. Boasting of an open floor plan with airy interiors, their outdoor-gaming casino is one of California’s most popular hubs for enjoying an array of games like American and Asian poker, cash games, keurig and thrilling tournaments with your friends. The Live show runs five days a week with performances from renowned experts in poker, celebrities and cash grinders.

42. Commerce Casino

11 km
from city center
42 out of 63
places to visit in Los Angeles

Located in the posh suburban area of Commerce in Los Angeles, The Commerce Casino is a fun cardroom to visit for both poker players as well as those looking for a pulsating hangout. It is the largest cardroom in the world having 240 tables at their sprawling site. Along with the main cardroom, a full-service 5-star hotel is also housed within premises. Beginner lessons in poker are offered at the hotel under Roger Rodd’s supervision, who is the instructor to world-famous pros.

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How can I commute within Los angeles?

Public transportation in LA is decent, but not overly impressive. The Metro Rail and the public bus are the two most popular means of mass public transport here. Various different companies provide bus services in the city, and the subway system runs across 8 lines. Having a TAP Card is the easiest way to get through payments in these modes. It is a rechargeable card which is accepted in buses and metros. The best way to get around LA is by hiring a car. It is a very easy task in the city, and the roads are not confusing. However, be vary of traffic, and avoid travelling during office rush hours. Cabs also run throughout the city, though you'll have to book them. This makes it a very time consuming and expensive task, so hiring a car remains the best way to get around the city.
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The top sightseeing places in Los angeles are Getty Center, Universal Studios Hollywood, Griffith Observatory, Nethercutt Collection, Griffith Park, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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