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Griffith Observatory

Los Angeles, USA
4.5 / 18
The Observatory is a popular tourist destination and at the same time a serious scientific institution. It was opened in 1935. Visitors can take part in a planetarium presentation or lecture, as well as a themed exhibit featuring telescopes and planetary models. During the Second World War, the Observatory trained pilots, and in the 1960's, astronauts were trained here to fly to the moon.
Griffith Observatory
Address:2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles
Phone:+1 213-473-0800
Hours:monday: Closed tuesday: 12:00–22:00 wednesday: 12:00–22:00 thursday: 12:00–22:00 friday: 12:00–22:00 saturday: 10:00–22:00 sunday: 10:00–22:00


One of a kind. Beautiful place, a must visit when in LA. One can park on top of the hill for $10 or on the bottom and hike to the top and continue ont.. Read more »

Raiya Safaia

Come observe the best location Los Angeles has to offer. Before the next atmosphere layer of Smog comes and blankets itself over the city covering mo.. Read more »

Samantha Schaffer

A place of pure magic! The actually observatory itself is breathtaking and so very educational. The view is beyond exquisite and the memorial for Jame.. Read more »

Naomi V

We were very much looking forward to this but it was okay. The displays were okay and could have been a lot more interactive. We then watched the show.. Read more »

Vince Balestra

Great free day near Hollywood caught local bus to base of road walked up to the top great walk past local houses Stop on way at The Greek Theatre wher.. Read more »

Craig D

The Griffith Park observatory is closed right now. The grounds are open and the trails are accessible. Depending on the time and day it can be pretty.. Read more »

Robert Jones

What I like best about the observatory is it some example of classic art deco architecture. It's got some cool gadgets inside and it is a fantastic vi.. Read more »

Julie K

I love this place. We’d been many years ago, and it was too late to go in, so we just walked around, but I was so pleased that we went in this time! .. Read more »

Krystal Knight

What a great place to bring the kids and get them out of their shell! fun atmosphere and totally safe for my family. I ran into a few friends while th.. Read more »

Eduardo Ayres Soares

My favorite place to hike and to walk. I visit it 3 to 4 times a week. The city view at sunset is just magnificent, you can see Downtown LA and Hollyw.. Read more »

Vivien Szabo

This is one of the only popular place in Los Angeles that I vote as a "must see." The views are amazing! I suggest coming here closer to sunset time, .. Read more »

Mohammad Qutaishat

Good view and good science The most incredible view of LA, you can see the entire city from up there, and you can also see the Hollywood sign, I visit.. Read more »

John Jones

Best to go at night. Great photo props. Best of all it's free. We were there 9 pm and there was a lot of people.


Great place to see views of down town la.

Ankitt Patel

Griffith Park is one of the biggest parks in the state and features a wide variety of attractions and activities, including the Los Angeles Zoo, a pla.. Read more »

Anton Kucher

Such a magical and informative place to visit. Gives you the whole view of LA from outside. I love going there. The weather was amazing and the breeze.. Read more »

Jose Ortega

Parking is a nightmare but if you come early in the day it’s great and easy to get close but don’t be surprised if you have to walk. But beyond that, .. Read more »

Georgeanna Sayre

This is one of the only popular place in Los Angeles that I vote as a "must see." The views are amazing! I suggest coming here closer to sunset time, .. Read more »

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