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Hollywood is a town that is fuelled by both big dreams and tons of studio cash. A town that wasn't so much built as it was born. Enjoy as we discover many of Hollywood's most famous sites and historical landmarks with the help of a professional guide. Guests compare handprints with their favorite celebrities at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, learn about Oscar lore at the Kodak Theatre, and spot their favorite star on the Walk of Fame. This tour then delves deeper into the magic and history of Hollywood, exploring sites such as the El Capitan Theatre, Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, and the Roosevelt Hotel.

Price:
$75.00

DURATION:

Approx. 90 Minutes.

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Hollywood is a town that is fuelled by both big dreams and tons of studio cash. A town that wasn't so much built as it was born.

Some orchards along a dusty grid of roads in 1900 were magically transformed into a packed urban entertainment district by 1930. A metropolitan center apart from downtown, where the emerging film industry and elite toasted their triumphs and mourned their failures. Hollywood is a city with a long history, where its builders borrowed from the past and reveled in the present by creating their dreamland. Whatever classic adornment and art deco fixture they could come up with to construct grand buildings for a grand era was conceived and then realized here. But even though its glittered past has been buried by over a half century of studio moves, chain stores infiltration, and urban population shifts, a glimmer of the old Hollywood is still here for those who are willing to work for it. Now this is YOUR opportunity to walk through it and become one with the magic.

By the 1920s, Hollywood had become world-famous as the center of the United States film industry. In 1918, H. J. Whitley commissioned architect A. S. Barnes to design Whitley Heights as a Mediterranean-style village on the steep hillsides above Hollywood Boulevard, and this quickly became the first celebrity community. Among Whitley Heights" many famous residents have been Rudolph Valentino, Barbara Stanwyck, W.C. Fields, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, William Powell, Tyrone Power, Gloria Swanson, Rosalind Russell, Judy Garland, and Marlene Dietrich to name a few. From the 1920s to the 1940s, a large percentage of transportation to and from Hollywood was by means of the red trolley cars of the Pacific Electric Railway.

On this tour, Another Side Of Los Angeles Tours will take you back in time and a step forward into today's Hollywood. The memories of the past are stilletched into every plaster detail of ol' Tinseltown, you just need to know where to look. This is Hollywood! Enjoy!

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Tour Details

PRICE:

$ON SALE for $75.00 per guest.

TOUR LOCATION:

Hollywood, California.

WHEN:

Daily & Hourly, Upon Request.

WEATHER:

This experience takes place in all weather conditions.

MEETING LOCATION:

In front of Madame Tussuads Hollywood

6933 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028

MORE INFO:

Please contact us for any additional information at 1-323-968-6651.

TOUR DURATION:

Approx. 90 Minutes.

WHO:

Semi-Private Tour. Option to upgrade to a Private Tour is also available when booking.

# OF GUESTS:

Any group size can be accommodated for this tour.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Comfortable clothing and shoes.

WHAT TO BRING:

Please bring yourself ready for an awesome time.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

No cancellations or refunds within 7 days of your tour date.

The Hollywood Walking Tour Includes:


  • Guided walking tour of Hollywood Blvd

  • Exploration of Hollywood's rich history and iconic landmarks

  • Insightful commentary on the evolution of Hollywood from orchards to entertainment district

  • Discovering the architectural marvels and art deco fixtures that define Hollywood's golden era

  • Opportunity to stroll through Whitley Heights, the first celebrity community in Hollywood

  • Learning about famous residents of Whitley Heights, including Rudolph Valentino, Barbara Stanwyck, and more

  • Exploring transportation history with a glimpse into the era of red trolley cars

  • Immersive experience of stepping back in time while also embracing modern-day Hollywood

  • Memorable insights into the magic of Tinseltown and its enduring allure

  • Walking past the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame and discovering the stars of your favorite celebrities

  • Visiting the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, home to famous handprints and footprints

  • Exploring the Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards are held

  • Passing by the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, a historic landmark with celebrity connections

  • Observing the Capitol Records Building, an iconic structure in the heart of Hollywood

  • Strolling along Hollywood Boulevard's vibrant street scene and bustling shops

  • Learning about the history of the Hollywood Sign and its significance to the city

  • Exploring hidden gems and local favorites off the beaten path

  • Opportunity for souvenir shopping and photo opportunities at iconic Hollywood landmarks

  • Comprehensive tour details sent to you after booking


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