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Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Griffith Observatory

The Observatory is actually a famous icon of Los Angeles, - located at 1,134 feet above sea level on the southern slope of Mt. Hollywood in Griffith Park, and is visible from various points of the LA basin.

The place is accessible by cars and buses and vehicle parking is free. Parking is very limited and usually gets full during weekends. Disabled parking is also available.

From the parking lot, there are also shuttle buses operating during the weekend from 10am-10pm to go uphill.
The exact location is at 2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027.
Admission is free but there are minimal charges for shows inside the building.

The place is a great location for learning that mostly deals with space and astronomy, - ideal place to those who love to learn ;).

There is the famous Samvel Oschin Planetarium, where shows are held, and exhibits.

If you always wanna know about what's in the sky, this is the place where the answer to your queries might be.