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To be honest, we didn't manage to have a good walk in Los Angeles. We didn't have enough time, we already spent two weeks on a ship. Therefore we saw the city quite superficially. Nevertheless, we visited Universal and Disneyland. Our acquaintance with the city began in a port. This is the...
Would two days in Los Angeles be enough? Doubtful. This is a huge city with lots of attractions. Nevertheless, we tried. Since we were traveling with a young child, the main task for us was a visit to Disneyland. We decided to spend the first day in Universal Studios, instead of city tours....
Before this trip, I was sure that the first Disneyland was built in Florida, in Orlando. However, it turned out that I was wrong. The world's first theme park of Walt Disney Company was opened in Los Angeles. Moreover, he personally planned the construction of this park. Therefore, this park most...
I'd like to show you a ship of the "Princess Cruises" cruise company. Her name is "Coral Princess". I didn't want to walk and take pictures of interiors with lots of people. However, once there happened a weather deterioration and it became colder. People were mostly resting in their...
The attraction Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage. At first, we did not understand why the submarines were crawling in the lake. Then we saw people climbing inside, so we decided to go there and check it ourselves!) This is the Captain :) Everyone was sitting and he was standing, and thus his head was...
The first part of this review can be found  here .   We heard loud cheerful music. People began to move in the direction of the pond, so we followed them!  It was the advertising campaign for the movie "The Princess and the Frog." They were singing and dancing. It was a kind of...
Let me tell you about  Disneyland . . . This park was opened in 1955. It is located 40 minutes south of  Los Angeles, in the town of Anaheim. We went from Hollywood to Downtown Los Angeles. Then onto Anaheim. Disney's California Adventure Park is the second Disney Theme Park...
So, this is the final part of the review about the  Universal Studios in Hollywood . The first part of the review can be found  here  and second part here.   We went to the pavilion, where we were told about the special effects using fire. I was bored until we went...
This is the continuation of the review about our tour through  Universal Studios . You can find the first part here. There was a full-length shark in the middle of the street. It was accompanied by frightening music :) Suddenly, Marilyn Monroe passed by me! There were some cafes and...
Universal Studios  is part of the former film studio Universal Pictures, but now it is an amusement park for children and adults! A ticket for the whole day cost $69 (as of 2010). The park opened at 10 a.m. and closed at 5 p.m., but there were different operating hours depending ont the time...
The aquarium is located in the town of  Long Beach , part of Greater  Los Angeles .  Aquarium of the Pacific is one of the largest aquariums in the United States. The total number of inhabitants is 11,000! All of them are members of the Pacific fauna. There are enclosed...
Queen Mary is a legendary ocean liner of the company  Cunard White Star . She was launched in 1934. At that time, she was the largest and fastest vessel. She was impressive both in size and luxury. Everything was made from materials of the highest quality: the interior of mahogany, large...
Next to the  Queen Mary liner,  in  Long Beach bay, there is the B-427 "Scorpion" submarine, project 641. This submarine was enrolled in the list of Soviet Navy ships in the early 1970s. After more than 20 years of service, the submarine was sold to Australia, and then it was...
Los Angeles is where the  Getty center is located . You can find The Getty Museum review here, a separate review about the museum.  There’s a beautiful park around the museum, I later learned that it is near the Malibu  Getty Villa . Four years later, I was...
The educational center and museum ( Getty Museum ) is dedicated to the study of the art and culture from ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria. The extensive collection is one of the best collections of ancient art in America. So, here is my review of the 44,000 exhibits held there: The informational...
One day we bought a tour around the celebrity neighborhoods. It was not so expensive, about $35 (as of 2010) or something, but it was our biggest mistake; a waste of money. However, we continued on . . . We got into the van with an open top, and at first, it was interesting. Here, for example...
Let me tell about our trip to see the Hollywood Sign . It was in December 2013 :) Most of the tourists who visit Hollywood take photos of the background of the sign.  The Hollywood sign is located on the southern slope of Mount Lee. It was installed in 1923 for real estate advertising...
Let me tell you a little bit about  Los Angeles . First, we went to the  UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD park . You can get there by subway, and then by a free shuttle. Going from the bus to the park entrance, you will go along the street of souvenir shops and various cafes and cinemas...
Los Angeles is the second largest city in the U.S. and the largest city on the West Coast. The population of the urban settlement, known as Greater Los Angeles, is 17 million people. This number is particularly felt when your plane comes in for landing at LAX in the evening. Everywhere you look...
Long Beach  is not only a popular resort city in Greater  Los Angeles, it is also  the "Queen Mary" is eternally docked. It is the legendary British transatlantic ship of the 30's and 60's, one of the most famous vessels in maritime history and only one of the famous cohorts...
The city of  Long Beach is located on the Pacific coast, 18 miles (30 km) south of downtown  Los Angeles,  connected by a subway line. The ocean governs life in this region; sandy beaches, several big ports, waves crashing on the rocks... The peninsula is famous for its...
The city of  Hollywood , the center of the film industry for the whole world, was originally a small Christian suburb of  Los Angeles  where there were no saloons or gambling houses. Everything changed in 1913, when Cecil B. DeMille filmed his film "The Squaw Man" at the...
Santa Monica Bay is located approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) from downtown  Los Angeles and, because of the warm sun, the ocean breeze, miles of sandy beaches and excellent surfing spots, it symbolizes all the best that California has to offer. The favorable climate (an average of...
Griffith Park - an area of more than 2.5 square miles (1600 acres) of hills, meadows and forested plains in the center of Los Angeles . These lands were donated to the city in 1896 by Colonel Griffith, a Welshman by birth who immigrated to the U.S. in 1865, making his fortune from mining and...

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