Great nighttime views of LA from beautiful building and grounds. Interesting exhibits. Parking is tough, plan ahead.
About Griffith Observatory
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If you are not a fan of trekking its important to take the bus as is always full and you my have to park far away. Once you are there enjoy the view!
The observatory show is both literally and figuratively out of this world. Highly recommend it. If you love movies this place plays home to many classic scene, and features a bust of James Dean. Parking is a bit rough but if you have time there...More
Alright, what other type of catch phrase can you use to capture the attention. So our day comprised of up early, and hike to the peak point above the observatory (~ 1 hour) from the parking lot at the Greek theatre. From there in the...More
I was told this was the place to see all of LA. No one mentioned how super crowded it was. Huge crowds and limited parking. Thankfully shuttles to top of you can find parking. When you get to top, it’s super crowded. Biggest disappointment was...More
Great place for lunch overlooking LA and the hollywood sign. I got a salad and it was delicious. My son enjoyed the exhibits more than the rest of us. Great that it's free, but DO NOT go on a day when there is free parking....More
Great view and perfect starting point to go to Hollywood sign. You can get here with the public bus connecting to red line - the bus costs only 35-50 cents and from the observatory you can walk for around 1.5 hours to the Hollywood sign
OH MY GOSH!!!! Holidayed with my wife in your country for 2 months for the 2nd time. First time in 2013 & now 2017. Our first port of call was L.A. We made the mistake of visiting on a Sunday the day before the solar...More
Free entrance Parking can be a drag. It’s 4 dollar an hour. Also the way to get there can be weird depending on your navigation (through residential areas with small winding uphill roads). I found the driving skills of people living there are poor. Very...More
Best views of LA, great hiking trails and the observatory itself is very interesting. Parking was hard to find, the time we went the main parking lot was full, but we just drove around and eventually was lucky enough to get one. its not free...More