Planning a holiday in California? Interested in some Los Angeles sightseeing? If you’re traveling to the City of Angels on your next vacation, you will probably want to do some of the things most tourists do here that the city is known for, like walk around Hollywood and try to spot your favorite celebrities…. But after some time, you will want to see something else than just Hollywood and you will start to look for more. Here is a tip to make your LA visit truly unforgettable – include some unexpected attractions in your program too, such as the Getty Center.
Get to know the Getty Center in Los Angeles
Los Angeles may not be renowned for its culture but there are some places that are really worth seeing. The Getty Center Los Angeles is one of those places. The Getty was named after the famous billionaire Paul Getty. It is a beautiful and popular destination to visit, even though it might not be the first thing you were thinking about when you booked your flying ticket to LA. The Getty Center is an art museum displaying works of masters such as Van Gogh and Gauguin, as well as a 1340 square foot garden including pools, sculptures and more than 500 types of plants.
Here’s another tip to enhance your stay. If you want to see as much as possible in the city, without missing any of the important sights, then it is highly advisable to book your tickets in advance and better yet, know which places you want to see, since popular attractions could be booked up pretty quickly with all those tourists visiting the city every day, the whole year long.
One of the best ways to see the city’s top attractions without exhausting yourself, is to go on a hop on hop off bus tour of the city. It stops off at over 40 of the city’s top attractions including the Chinese Theatre, Legoland, Walt Disney and more. It is a great time and energy saver and will turn your vacation around. For some of the best views of south Los Angeles the Getty Center offers some of the best panoramic views around, so make sure you take a few photos before you leave! Don’t forget to watch the rest of our travel guides, to learn about the best places to visit in LA.