Facts:•Los Angeles, commonly know as LA is the largest City of California and 2nd largestcity of USA.•Surrounded by vast mountain ranges, valleys, forests, deserts & pacific ocean.Thus for tourists LA is a visual treat.•LA is a home to 18 million people•It is also the Centre of the world of entertainment.• Hosted olympics in 1932 and in 1984
Main Airport: LAXIn 2010, LAX was the sixth busiest airport in the world, with 58,915,100 passengers. In2009, LAX was the fifth busiest airport in the world by traffic movement, with over 600,000total aircraft takeoffs and landings serving over 60 million passengers and more than twomillion tons of freight in 2006.
Location in the states: South Western coast of America.
Best SeasonLos Angeles has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate and has plenty ofsunshine through out the year. On an average LA gets only 35 days of rain ina year.The average annual temperature in downtown is 66 °F (19 °C). In thecoldest month, January, the temperature typically ranges from 73 °F (23°C)to 45 °F (7 °C). In the warmest month – August – the temperature typicallyranges from 90 °F ( 32 °C) to 64 °F (18 °C).Effectively it’s a good season all around the year.
Attractions Getty CentreThe J. Paul Getty Museum, a program of the J. Paul Getty Trust, is an artmuseum in California. It has two locations, the Getty Centre in Los Angeles, andthe Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. The museum at the Getty Centre contains"Western art from the Middle Ages to the present;" its estimated 1.3 million visitorsannually makes it one of the most visited museums in the United States. Reservations: Not required Cost: No entry fee but there is a parking charge How Long: Allow two hours to half a day - or more Best Time to Visit: Any time
DownTown LA: One of the Richest and multi cultural City of the World. It is the third largestEconomic centre of the world. Venice Beach Venice (often referred to as Venice Beach) is a beachfront district on the Westside of Los Angeles. It is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two- and-a-half mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors.
HollywoodHollywood is a district in Los Angeles situated west-northwestof downtown Los Angeles. Due to its fame and cultural identity as thehistorical centre of movie studios and movie stars, the wordHollywood is often used as a metonym of American cinema.Today, much of the movie industry has dispersed into surroundingareas, still HOLLYWOOD holds its identity intact!!
Universal Studio"The Entertainment Capital of LA" Universal Studios Hollywood is a movie studio and theme park. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood movie studios still in use. It is the first of many full- fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world. Beverly Hills Beverly Hills is an affluent city located in Los Angeles County . it is home to numerous Hollywood celebrities.
Graumans Chinese Theatre Santa Monica Malibu beach
DisneylandDisneyland Park is located in Anaheim, California. Disneyland has a largercumulative attendance than any other theme park in the world, withclose to 600 million guests since it opened.Perhaps it is with reason that for kids and adults alike, Disneyland isknown as the happiest place on earth where dreams do come true.
Los Angeles lays claim to the worlds largest outdooramphitheatre, the Hollywood Bowl.
Pacific Coast Highway Scenic Drive •One of the most scenic routes of USA. •Well described as An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff- hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California •For visitors touring California, taking this road between San Francisco and Los Angeles opens up a variety of coastal scenery, from rugged sea cliffs and pounding surf to nature preserves and rural towns a world away from their big-city anchors.
Interesting facts:Inspite of being the biggest and the most populous city in California, Los angelesisn’t the capital of California. Sacramento is the capital city of California and thecounty seat of Sacramento County.Los Angeless full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles dePorciuncula.“The city of Los Angeles is ranked the fourth largest economy in the United Statescompared to other statesLos Angeles is often billed as the "Creative Capital of the World", due to the factthat one in every six of its residents works in a creative industry.The Los Angeles area has more people of Mexican ancestry than any other urbanarea in the world, outside of Mexico.
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