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Felix In Hollywood Tour Company

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Address: 1500 Vine St, At the fountain/statue in front of the Chase Bank, corner of Sunset & Vine, Los Angeles, CA 90028-7305
Phone Number: +1 323-363-4668
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At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called...

At Long Last Hollywood History Is At Hand....On Foot!!!“…In A Place Called Hollywood: a stroll through the first 100 years of Tinseltown” offers the chance to step back into the heady,giddy and glamorous years of Hollywood on the very ground where it all happened. Hollywood historian Philip Mershon combines decades of research with natural storytelling ability in a fascinating and fun 90-minute walking tour.

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Amazing tour

I suppose the average five-star rating speaks for itself, but I would like to add to that because this really is an amazing tour. We went on it a couple of weeks ago, having done... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I suppose the average five-star rating speaks for itself, but I would like to add to that because this really is an amazing tour. We went on it a couple of weeks ago, having done the appalling Starlines celebrity homes tour earlier that morning. The contrast really couldn't have been any greater - it was like coming up for air... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic tour with Felix - an absolute font of knowledge for all things Hollywood. From the humble beginnings through to modern days, Philip is a masterful storyteller who weaves history into the tour - making the buildings come alive with his indepth knowledge. Highly recommended as part of your LA stay!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour exceeded our expectations. Phillip has a great passion for the stories behind this city and you can tell his knowledge extends well beyond the limits of time spent with him allows. I can highly recommend this tour for anyone even slightly interested in how Hollywood and it's movie, radio, TV and music industries came to be.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This walking tour was possibly the best thing about our trip to LA (outside of the sunset at Santa Monica). The guide was so knowledgeable it was incredible, we shared a real passion for the history of Hollywood and walked the streets of Sunset Blvd where TV, radio and film grew to be huge industries. The discussions, insights and overall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Felix in Hollywood tour is a must experience if you're visiting Los Angeles. This tour will give you the real history of the start of Hollywood from the early days of film, radio, music and television. Our lovely tour guide, Philip, narrates the very well- researched stories complete with an album comprising of old photos of the studios and all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is an education for any film and music fan interested in the messy birth of the USA entertainment industry. A well judged history of film, television, music and the often overlooked golden age of radio in Hollywood are delivered with style and wit. Unmissable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The strip of Hollywood Blvd between Vine & Highland is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Go once & you will never want to go again! Revolting. Now, the strip of Sunset between Vine & Warners old studios - 0.5 mile there & 0.5 back is a gem - the REAL history of Hollywood from the vety beginning - film - from silent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This was a delightful walking tour during which our guide took us on a wondrous, fascinating excursion through the last 150 years, weaving together a remarkable narrative of the dramatic events that shaped Hollywood. There is a lot to it, and it falls together in pieces which are carefully presented in a well researched and uniquely entertaining narrative, rolled out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This tour was fantastic! We were visiting from Florida and didn't want to do one of the tacky bus tours where you never really learn anything new. Philip was a terrific guide and you could tell that he lived in the area a long time and got to know long-term residents which is the only way he could know all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I have done most if not all of the Hollywood tours, and for me, this one is the best. The tour comprises Philip, armed with a book of old photos, bringing to life the yester-year of a few blocks in central Hollywood. The blocks are unassuming now but are so rich in Hollywood history it is almost unbelieveable. Philip has... More 

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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