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To see the full gloss of Hollywood, visit the richest area of the City of Angels, the name of which is a shiver to all fans of the once popular TV series “Beverly Hills 90210”. The western part of Los Angeles, which has long become an independent city, hiding behind the high armored fences of the world-famous mansions of stars, is always popular with tourists.
Kitchen and restaurants
On the two main streets of Beverly Hills – Rodeo Drive and Sunset Strip – there are the best restaurants in Hollywood, where at the next table you can see the stars of cinema and show business. The city’s classic restaurants are Chasen’s, Vic’s, Grill, Jimmy’s, Planet Hollywood and Spago Beverly Hills. Institution with more democratic prices right next to the Rodeo Drive – restaurant Villa Blanca with pleasant music, delicious cuisine, professional service.
Dishes of national cuisine are served in Mastro’s Steakhouse. Lovers of seafood and romance should visit the restaurant Il Cielo: open terraces and beautiful views make it one of the most romantic places in the city.
Paradise for shopaholics, private museum of world brands of clothing, footwear, perfumes and cosmetics – all this is Beverly Hills. True, a visit, for example, to the Rodeo Collection shopping mall can devastate your pockets.
The main attractions of Beverly Hills you can appreciate while walking along the “golden triangle” – the intersection of three boulevards: Wilshire, Crescent Drive and Santa Monica. Another mandatory item in the tour program is a visit to the Museum of Television and Radio (Paley Center for Media) near Santa Monica Boulevard. The museum presents exhibits related to the production of Hollywood films of the first half of the 20th century. There is a specialized hall where you can listen to 5 oldest American radio channels. In the walls of the museum, seminars, conferences, exhibitions with the participation of celebrities and public figures of the country are constantly held. The museum runs daily from 12:00 to 17:00.
The park of the Greystone Mansion is a very beautiful place for walks and photo sessions. The park runs daily from 10:00 to 18:00, excluding weekends and holidays. In addition, the park is closed for the duration of specialized closed events, and they are held quite often. In the Greystone mansion, Hollywood stars regularly organize parties, presentations, weddings, birthdays. There is a park 2 kilometers from Beverly Hills, and there is free parking.
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Movie fans come to Los Angeles at least to walk along Roxbury Drive – the so-called street of stars. This is where Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Steven Spielberg, Sylvester Stallone, Mickey Rourke, Mick Jagger, Mila Kunis, Madonna, Roman Polanski, Demi Moore and Bruce Willis live.
For fans of noisy parties Sunset Strip offers a huge selection of nightlife. This boulevard is not accidentally considered the place where the stars are born: he gave the start to Doors and Beach Boys, Guns N ‘Roses and Red Hot Chili Peppers. In search of bright sensations, you can visit The Club Bar at The Peninsula, known for the music of the most progressive trends, shocking presentations, themed parties and performances by famous DJs. Especially since celebrities often come here, and the dance floor becomes a place of fateful acquaintance for some.
One of the most popular bars is Bar Nineteen 12. Guests stay here until late in the evening thanks to a mix of modern music, a huge selection of cocktails and snacks.
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Nearby is another well-known cultural institution – the Petersen Automotive Museum. Its exposition presents 200 chic cars to the attention of visitors. The regional museum of La Brea holds unique archaeological exhibits. It is noteworthy that most of the fossils presented here were found in asphalt pits, so the exhibits are very well preserved.