Griffith Observatory

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The Griffith Observatory was named after Colonel Griffith, who gave the land for its construction in 1896, In addition, he donated the money for the construction and bequeathed to make visiting of this observatory for free. After the last renovation in 2002, Planetarium, Observatory, ultra-modern theater and exhibitions dedicated to astronomy and space research are operating in the Griffith complex.
Address: 2800 E Observatory Ave., Los Angeles
34.118284371322/-118.30031991005
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  • The Most Interesting Man in the World, 31-03-2014

    A wise man once said, “To gaze into a star is to gaze into one’s own soul.” A wiser man then said, “This man’s temperature is 105 degrees. He’s delirious.” I like to believe they were both right.

  • LA Weekly, 26-01-2013

    Voted Best Of LA numerous times, the Observatory is the site of the famous James Dean knife fight scene in "Rebel Without A Cause". Aside from the heavenly view, the planetarium gift shop is awesome!

  • Travel + Leisure, 02-11-2012

    Grab your hiking boots and make your way from the Los Angeles Zoo to the Griffith Observatory, made famous by “Rebel Without a Cause.” Stop at Trails Café for lunch.

  • Vanity Fair Agenda, 30-01-2012

    A must-see Los Angeles mountain-top location with amazing views where stars, moons, and galaxies mix with James Dean Hollywood lore. Sunsets at the Observatory are not to be missed.

  • Juston, 15-01-2012

    It's crowded, touristy, and often filled with screaming children, but it's a lovely structure with fantastic views. I suggest parking on the street below and taking the slightly strenuous walk up.

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