Hollywood in Los Angeles is renowned throughout the world as the iconic center of super-techie movie studios and movie maestros. Whether you are looking for sightseeing tours, vibrant night life shopping expeditions, you will get plenty of options in the Californian city. Visitors to this city can begin their trip with the Celebrity and Movies star home tour. There are several such other guide tours to take one around all the hot spots of Hollywood. Not only movie-addicts but also simple leisure travelers will get excellent tourist attractions to visit in Hollywood.
The foremost attraction of Hollywood is the Hollywood sign that no tourist wants to miss after visiting Los Angeles. The Hollywood sign is lot more than the nine letters spelling the name of the region. The iconic symbol is considered as one of the well recognized landmark in the Hollywood hills area. The sign spells out the name Hollywood in 45 foot tall and 350 foot long letters. The sign is preserved and maintained by the Hollywood sign trust. It was firstly introduced as an advertisement sign but gained recognition slowly over time.
Hollywood Boulevard Highland Avenue is considered another popular tourist attraction in this region. Visit Highland Entertainment Complex, Kodak Theater as well as Madame Tussauds in this area. And some short walk away from these is some popular tourist attractions like Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum.
If you are looking for some entertainment, head straight to Hollywood Bowl, an ideal location to enjoy thrilling music, film and dance in summer evenings Hollywood Bowl Museum will present you with photos, poster and videos from the events held at Hollywood Bowl. The Hollywood Bowl is a modern amphitheater in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. It is the largest natural amphitheater in the United States thriving since July, 1922.
The Hollywood Heritage Museum also known as the Hollywood Studio Museum is located on North Highland Avenue, Hollywood. Hollywood Heritage Museum houses archival photographs from the days of silent movies and includes motion picture productions, movies props, historical documents and other movie related memorabilia. It is a treasure house dedicated to the early days of filmmaking in Hollywood. The museum also features historical photographs and postcards of the residence, street and building of the Hollywood during its golden age.
Hollywood Forever Cemetery was founded in 1899 and attracts hordes of tourists from all across the world. It is the solemn resting place for thousands of Hollywood’s greatest stars. It is one of the oldest cemeteries in Los Angeles, California. The cemetery, the first in Hollywood was founded in 1899 on 100 acres as Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery. It was developed by Isaac Lankershim and his son-in-law Isaac Van Nuys.