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- 98%Family Travelers
- 85%Outdoor Enthusiasts
- 76%History Buffs
- 75%Budget Travelers
- 70%Local Culture
- 68%Art & Design Lovers
User Reviews (127 Reviews)
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofBudget TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 5Nov 18, 2013
If you love looking at the stars just an amazing view of the city, you don't want to miss out on the observatory!
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofBudget TravelersLocal CultureFoodies+ 1Oct 30, 2013
This is not only a majestic viewpoint overlooking Los Angeles, it's also a science museum. There's also hiking trails in the area, so there's plenty to enjoy besides the view.
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofBudget TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 7Jan 22, 2014
Intergalactic planetary! yeah I guess the beastie boys were talken about this place!
My next review goes to an iconic Los Angeles place, Griffith Observatory!
This place is what I consider right with the world. A fantastic place for the young, old, middle aged, or anything else. We can all have fun here in this location of learning.
I especially like that it is 100% free to come here. If you decide to watch their short movie, you will pay a pittance to learn a bit about our solar system. Ohhh and did I mention lots and lots and lots of FREE parking! How rare is that in Los Angeles for a major tourist and locals attraction?
Pro Tip: Bring lunch with you and eat it on the roof while or at the railing edge looking out over all of Los Angeles.
Hell on a clear day you can see San Vicente and Catalina islands as well as OC and Venice. Inside the observatory you can see a ton of other awesome things: the output of several different telescopes as they capture various stuff. This is a very fun interactive way for the kids to learn and begin to explore our place in the physical universe.
The model room is crazy cool and has lots to offer anyone who goes to visit. Overall i cant name many places I would rather just go and chill at. You can see the Hollywood sign from here very easily as well as get pictures with it in the background.
The gift shop has some fun swag as well. They even had a kids school pack deal at the end of summer, eraser, pencil, water bottle, ruler, and something else for $4.99. it was kewl since the items alone had cost about double the deal price!
So if you have never been here, go back. If you have been here, go again! It is sooooooooooooo worthwhile!
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofFoodiesTrendstersArt & Design LoversFeb 11, 2014
This place is awesome! I wouldn't say I'm particularly interested in space, but I still enjoy myself whenever I pay Griffith Observatory a visit.
Even if you aren't interested in the museum, coming here is worth it simply for the views! You can get a decent glimpse of the Hollywood sign from the front of the building, but if you walk around you'll see views from all directions! There is a fun hiking trail adjacent to the observatory, too.
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofBudget TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 3Aug 09, 2013
Griffith Observatory is a facility in Los Angeles, California sitting on the south-facing slope of Mount Hollywood in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. It commands a view of the Los Angeles Basin, including Downtown Los Angeles to the southeast, Hollywood to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the southwest. The observatory is a popular tourist attraction with an extensive array of space and science-related displays
- Griffith ObservatoryMember ofBudget TravelersLocal CultureOutdoor Enthusiasts+ 5Mar 14, 2013
What a lovely place to visit. Not only do you get a sweeping view of the LA basin, you can explore the observatory's exhibits and shows. You can find out your weight on various planets, look at a live view of the sun, and so much more. They have a fun gift shop with some pretty cool items too. If you go as it's getting dark, you can check out their telescopes and maybe spot a planet or other interesting celestial object. Oh - and it's FREE!