30 Famous California Landmarks You Must See Story

By Lauren Kendrick

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Introduction

30 Famous California Landmarks You Must See Story

California can be found on the west coast of the United States, with Sacramento as...

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Landmark 1

TCL Chinese Theatres, Los Angeles

Located at the end of Hollywood Boulevard, the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles is...

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Landmark 2

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Frank Gehry is responsible for the unique design of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in...

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Landmark 3

The Getty, Los Angeles

The Getty is an iconic institution in Los Angeles. It’s both a museum and a...

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Landmark 4

Universal Studios Hollywood, Los Angeles

Whether you’re an avid thrill-seeker or just fancy a day of family-friendly fun, Universal Studios...

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Landmark 5

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles

Located next to Mount Hollywood, Griffith Observatory is easily one of the most interesting landmarks...

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Landmark 6

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

Although the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) was originally part of the wider...

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Landmark 7

Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles

As one of the most photographed landmarks in North America and the USA, the Hollywood...

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Landmark 8

Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles

The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard is one of the most iconic attractions...

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Landmark 9

The Broad, Los Angeles

Located next to the Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Broad in Los Angeles is a...

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Landmark 10

Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills

One of the most popular landmarks in California and a shopping-lovers paradise, Rodeo Drive is...

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Landmark 11

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

One of the most iconic Californian landmarks is the Golden Gate Bridge, which connects San...

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Landmark 12

Union Square, San Francisco

Union Square refers to a commercial district of San Francisco, filled with shops, bars, and...

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Landmark 13

Alcatraz Island, San Francisco

As one of the most historic places in California, Alcatraz Island has a long and...

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Landmark 14

Exploratorium, San Francisco

San Francisco’s Exploratorium is an exciting science museum that combines historical exhibits with mad-scientist experiments...

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Landmark 15

Pier 39, San Francisco

Pier 39 is a tourist attraction in San Francisco with a shopping center, an abundance...

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Landmark 16

Lombard Street, San Francisco

Lombard Street is one of the most iconic Californian landmarks that has featured in popular...

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Landmark 17

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Mill Valley

Next on this famous California landmarks list is the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, located...

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Landmark 18

Yosemite National Park

California's Yosemite National Park, a landmark of America's natural beauty, welcomes millions each year. The...

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Landmark 19

Joshua Tree National Park

The Joshua Tree National Park features rugged mountains, abandoned gold mine ruins, and desert plains...

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Landmark 20

Disneyland Park, Anaheim

Walt Disney's vision was of a tourist attraction to be built near his Burbank studios...

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Landmark 21

Redwood National and State Parks, Crescent City

Carefully looked after by the US National Park Service, the Redwood State Parks that are...

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Landmark 22

Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Pier is one of the most famous piers in the world, and a...

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Landmark 23

Death Valley National Park

As one of the many natural landmarks in California, Death Valley National Park is one...

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Landmark 24

The Huntington Library, San Marino

Despite its name, The Huntington Library also boasts an art museum and breathtaking botanical garden...

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Landmark 25

Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego

The Cabrillo National Monument is a large part of the National Park in San Diego...

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Landmark 26

Old Mission Church, Santa Barbara

The Old Mission Church in Santa Barbara was originally built during the Spanish colonization of...

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Landmark 27

Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Zoo is one of the smaller but very popular zoos in California. Boasting...

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Landmark 28

Lotusland, Montecito

Lotusland was opened in Santa Barbara in 1993 after Madame Ganna Walska - a famous...

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Landmark 29

Hearst Castle, San Simeon

What was once an elegant property with a powerful publishing headquarters inside is now a...

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Landmark 30

Bubblegum Alley, San Luis Obispo

One of the more unique Californian landmarks can be found in San Luis Obispo. This...

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Conclusion

In Summary

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