Visit Hollywood California

World famous Hollywood, California is one of the best known cities in the world, however it is not a city, its mayor is honorary, it has no city council or other city officials. It is part of the City of Los Angeles and as such is governed by the Los Angeles City Council and Mayor and its security is maintained by the Los Angeles Police Department.

What Hollywood does have is the Kodak Theater which, since its opening in November 2001, has hosted a variety of prestigious artists and events, including Academy Awards® ceremonies, Celine Dion, Prince, Elvis Costello, Barry Manilow, American Ballet Theatre, Stanislavsky Ballet Moscow, AFI Life Achievement Award for Tom Hanks, ESPY Awards, American Idol Finals, GREASE starring by Frankie Avalon and more, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater with its movie premieres. , handprints and cement footprints immortalizing some of entertainment’s brightest stars, The Egyptian Theatre, a 40,000-square-foot theater complex, located at 6712 (and 6708, which is the address of the retail space on the property) Hollywood Boulevard, currently consists of a 618-seat operating theater, a 6,700-square-foot mosaic courtyard, and a 3,080-square-foot retail building

and the Pantages Theatre, which has become one of Hollywood’s greatest landmarks, representing both the glorious past and the adventurous future of the entertainment capital of the world.

Hollywood is also home to the Hollywood Bowl, the Greek Theatre, which offers high-quality entertainment under the stars, the Whiskey A Go-Go, the Troubadour, the Hollywood Wax Museum, which takes visitors of all ages on a personal walk down memory lane, recapturing special moments with old friends from film, television, music, sports and history, the Hollywood Entertainment Museum, which presents technologically advanced interactive exhibits, memorabilia, special exhibits, a presentation of six-minute multi-screen video and a tour of the studio and the El Capitan Theatre, an exclusive Walt Disney Pictures first theater featuring live performances and world premieres.

While Hollywood doesn’t have many hotels, it does have the recently renovated (at a cost of $35,000,000.00) Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, a Hollywood landmark since 1927, which is right across the street from Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Celebrities stay there frequently, especially during premieres and other special functions. There’s also the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel by Marriott with its 637 rooms and suites, rooftop pool, fitness center, full business center, and more.

Hollywood, which had been in decline since the late 1950s, has been undergoing its own makeover of late, and while it’s still not quite like it was in its heyday, it’s once again a fun and interesting place to visit.

Stroll down Hollywood Blvd., take in the sights, visit the Wax Museum, the Entertainment Museum and the Kodak Theatre, take a picture with one or more of the many celebrity lookalikes, shop at Frederick’s Of Hollywood or one of the many specialty stores, dine at one of the many restaurants, go dancing at Wiskey A Go-Go, catch a concert at the Greek Theater or catch a movie at one of Hollywood’s famous theaters.

For more information about Hollywood, California, see, a directory of links to Hollywood, California guides and directories listing resources, services, activities, places to visit, and more.

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