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10 Things to See and Do in Hollywood

Though sometimes confused as being its own city, Hollywood is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California located in the central region. It’s most known for its relationship to the entertainment industry and the many famous studios found there. It is densely populated, ethnically diverse and has a very successful retail business district. The chances you will get to see a celebrity while in Hollywood are very high since it is the hub of entertainment and home to many famous people. Hollywood is one of the most recognized places in the world and always actively becoming more interesting. Some of the things to see and do while there are listed below, but the possibilities are endless. If you love the entertainment industry, flashy, showy people and places and just about any kind of shopping and food, then this will be your vacation paradise.

1. Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park located in the San Fernando Valley in the community of Universal City. It is one of the oldest and most famous active film studios in the world and has the well-known cartoon character, Woody Woodpecker as its mascot. Tours of this famous film studio started right from its inception in 1915 at a cost of $0.05 per tour and included a chicken box lunch. In 1930, the tours were discontinued because of the introduction of sound films. In 1964, the tours resumed and have been running ever since. Your day will be filled with adrenaline pumping action and fun from theme park rides to live shows. And don’t forget to do some great shopping, enjoy a sumptuous meal at one of the restaurants and take in a show at one of the cinemas. While on the tour of the studios, you will be able to go behind the scenes of a real working movie studio or enjoy King Kong 360 3-D where you will come face to face with the giant ape and T-Rex he battles for survival. You will be mesmerized, terrified and thrilled all at the same time.

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