TOUR 8 (From the Beach Cities, Downtown LA, and LAX Areas)
Best of the City
Our "Signature Tour" plus Downtown
Full-Day (7 1/2 hours)
LA Story (Tour 1), our signature tour of Hollywood
and the Beverly Hills area. Plus our Heart of the City tour of downtown (Tour 3), and includes a stop for lunch* at an ‘in-crowd’ hot spot.

In addition to our "signature tour" sights, you’ll experience the city’s core, a downtown many visitors miss.

Our tour will introduce you to the buildings that have made L.A. a world leader in architectural design…the shimmering, spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall, showcasing Frank Gehry’s brilliant innovations in form and texture…the strikingly beautiful Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, which breaks the mold for religious architecture…the Bunker Hill Steps, inspired by Rome’s Spanish Steps…and the Staples Center, the most expensive arena ever built, home of the Grammy Awards and the Los Angeles Lakers…you’ll also see glorious reminders of L.A.’s past like the art deco Oviatt Building with its 30 tons of Parisian glass…the stunning Central Library and Gardens…and the 19th-century masterpiece Bradbury Building, which noted architect Charles Moore called “one of the most thrilling spaces in North America”.

And the signature tour offers the most popular sights seen from a fresh perspective, as well as the lesser-known gems other tours miss.

Sights and stops may include: The Hollywood Sign (hear the true story of why it was built)…the Hollywood Bowl via a walking tour of this world-famous amphitheater …Hancock Park, with its stately mansions and art deco apartments built for the stars of Hollywood’s heyday …the state-of-the-art entertainment, shopping and dining complex at Hollywood and Highland, featuring the Kodak Theater, home of the Academy Awards …Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, where so many movie stars made an impression – in cement …the legendary gates at Paramount Pictures …beautifully-landscaped cemeteries where some of Hollywood’s most famous stars are buried …Rodeo Drive, Melrose, the Sunset Strip …a guided tour of historic Greystone Mansion, a breathtaking estate featuring 16 acres of gardens and fountains …scores of celebrity homes in Beverly Hills and Bel-Air (with close up views of several $50 million palaces) … and many other unforgettable sights.

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