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Day 3 of a 4-day tour – Los Angeles

17 May 2018 Written by   Jeff Shotwell Published in blog
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Day 3 of the La La Land self-guided tour will have you exploring the Greater Los Angeles area. Visit some of the most popular spots in the city and learn why the locals love the "City of Stars". It's all about a 30 minute drive from your Manhattan Beach hotel!

MURAL – "YOU ARE THE STAR": This Hollywood Walk of Fame mural is the exterior of the restaurant that Sebastian is fired from. Mia walks past the mural when she hears Sebastian playing piano for the first time. Located south of Hollywood Blvd. at 1648 Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028

WATTS TOWER: Watt's Tower is a gigantic sculpture built by an Italian immigrant in 1921. The monument consists of scrap metal, concrete, drawings, tile and glass. In the movie, Mia and Sebastian explore this famous piece. Entry is only permitted by guided tour. Located at Simon Rodia State Historic Park, 1765 E. 107th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90002

GRAND CENTRAL MARKET: This is the location of Mia and Sebastian's first date. They visit Sarita's Pupuseria for Salvadorean food. The open-air market is a trendy food destination in the city and definitely worth checking out. Located at 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013

ANGELS FLIGHT RAILWAY: At the turn of the 20th century, Bunker Hill was one of L.A.'s most prestigious neighborhoods. A narrow gauge funicular railway ferried passengers up and down the hill. For only $1.00, you too can ride on the landmark car that carried Sebastian and Mia to the top. The top station is at 350 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071The lower station is at 351 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013across from Grand Central Market.

CLUB FAIS DO-DO: This is the theater that Mia rents to perform her one-woman show. Check out the venue during the infamous "Boogie Down" Sunday brunch. Located at 5253-5257 West Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

EL REY THEATRE: The El Rey Theater is a live music venue that opened in 1936. The art deco building and iconic interior are worth visiting. Bands perform regularly here, so it's easy to catch a show. This is where John Legend performed with the Messengers for the live concert scene. Located in the Miracle Mile at 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Contact us today to reserve a room at The Seaview Inn at the Beach. It's a great place to stay when exploring all the La La Land filming locations.