Do you know where you can see the best panoramic views of Los Angeles, when you visit the city in your trip along the west coast of the United States?
To have splendid panoramic views ofThe Angels, with the prominence of the skyscrapers of Downtown and the bottom of Pacific OceanWithout a doubt, it is best to go up toGriffith Observatory lookout.
Located in the southern part of the hill next to the district of Hollywood, the same where the famous Hollywood sign is located, this astronomical observatory is a place of appointment for tourists.
Views of Los Angeles from Griffith Park
He Griffith Observatory is on top of griffith park, and you can see the building from Hollywood Boulevard anytimesee the Hollywood sign.
How to climb to the Griffith Observatory
Precisely, looking at the sign is a good way to get your bearings and then reach the observatory building.
If you go to go in your rental car, a good way would be to head north on Vermont Avenue, from where you arrive at the entrance of the mentioned griffith park.
Then you just have to climb the winding road that ends at the Griffith Observatory.
There you have a parking lot to leave the car and then be able to look out at the viewpoint, although during holidays or high season it is recommended to climb in theDash Observatory bus that leaves from theVermont / Sunset Station of theMetro red line.
Here you have a map of the route to climb the Griffith Observatory, as well as another map that indicateswhere are parking available, both free and paid.
How to visit the Griffith Observatory
Without a doubt, what will call your attention the most will be the above Downtown Los Angeles, but if you look, you can also recognize the area of Hollywood and, in the background, the peaceful.
But also, if you feel like it, you can also visit the Griffith Observatory, building whose admission is free.
The schedules are, from Tuesday to Friday, from 12 to 22 hours, and Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 to 22 hours; Mondays are closed for visits.
In short, climbing to this viewpoint should be aessential on the trip to Los Angeles.
How to get to the Griffith Observatory
Here you have the Los Angeles map with the Griffith Observatory location In the park of the same name.