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Los Angeles Conservancy Walking Tours: Art Deco

Yesterday was our final day exploring Los Angeles. We have had an amazing time enjoying some of the museums and heritage places on offer. This morning, we joined Los Angeles Conservancy Walking Tours for an Art Deco tour of Downtown LA. In total, we visited 12 stunning examples of this architectural style. Our guide, Janis… Continue reading Los Angeles Conservancy Walking Tours: Art Deco

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The Griffith Observatory

Perched high above Los Angeles is the Griffith Observatory. It is often publicised to visitors as the perfect place to see the Hollywood sign and learn a little something about the universe. If that doesn't persuade you to visit, you might also recognise the Observatory from the James Dean film Rebel Without a Cause. This… Continue reading The Griffith Observatory

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

This morning we headed to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). I really wanted to see this famous installation that sits outside the main entrance. This work is titled Urban Light by Chris Burden. It consists of 202 restored cast-iron street lamps and is meant to represent a civilised city - safe after… Continue reading Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)