Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles

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7018 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 (323) 469-8311

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    See the Stars

    by Kevross85 Updated Jul 7, 2008

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    In my eyes anyone who goes to LA should see the stars and I'm pretty sure most people do, as what would a trip to LA be without a walk down Hollywood Boulevard. I don't think there is a need to walk the whole length of the strip unless you want to see a particular star. To me this is one of the most iconic pieces in LA and you really need to walk some of it

    Enjoy the experience and do the touristy thing.

    Hollywood Boulevard looking away from Vine street
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    LA in 2 days

    by b_c_k Written May 5, 2008

    I was there over a 4-day weekend, which included the time needed to drive from San Jose to LA. So i have abt two and half day in LA. if you are into theme parks, Universal Studios was a really, really good experience for me, and definitely need a day to do that. Another day, you could probably check out the beaches and Hollywood Blvd and try to look out for the Hollywood sign. If you're into shopping, there are a few outlet areas.

    Have fun.

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    Walk of Fame

    by carina.xxx Updated Apr 2, 2008

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    Just stroll around on the famous Hollywood Boulevard and the Walk of Fame.
    Many tourists but also very nice and so much fun.

    We stopped to see some street dancers doing their act, which was great fun to see. And it became even more fun when they picked our son to join them. He did not understand a word they were asking or saying but he just danced with them. Yo ushould have seen me standing there, ...so proudly...
    That is called ' a moment never to forget '

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    Fame on you!

    by bladedragon Written Jan 3, 2008

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    The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of not only human celebrities but fictional characters honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to the entertainment industry.

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    Hollywood Walk of Fame

    by AVG2319 Updated Sep 16, 2007

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    We spent the weekend in LA and one of the touristy things on our list was to see the Hollywood walk of fame.
    Now I have watched on TV many times when Actors and Actresses get their "Star" on Hollywood Blvd and

    The city must do some major "cleaning up" before they film anything on this street. It is full of homeless people, bums and not some great tourist spot by any means. Nonetheless I did jump out and take pictures of a few of the well known stars.

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    Walk of Fame

    by DJMist Written Jul 10, 2007

    It is a very touristy area with touristy shops all over Hollywood Blvd. However, this may be the best spot for people watching. L.A. has some strange folks - many of them make an appearance here. It's cool though. Stroll the walk looking for your favorite actor's or singer's 'star.' Stop at Mann's Chinese theatre. We were given free tickets to the taping of a television show outside the theatre.

    Mann's Chinese Theatre

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    Walk of Fame - hand- and foortprints of the famous

    by WanderingFinn Updated Feb 17, 2007

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    I think it was fascinating to see the foot- and handprints of all those celebrities: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Marilyn, Jane Russell, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne and Bette Davis; just to mention a few.

    These sidewalk "stars" honor not only movie actors, but radio, TV, & stage performers, directors, singers, songwriters, and other well-known show-biz personalities.

    Walk of Fame John Wayne had very small feet! Me with Marilyn's fampus prints
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    Beginning of the Walk of Fame

    by Muya Updated Jan 14, 2007

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    The best is to start at La Brea, the very beginning of the Walk of Fame, and also the spot where you can find the The Silver Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo.

    At the feet of the Ladies lies the star showing all the categories of artists represented on each star all along the Walk of Fame (theatre, movie, music,…).

    From there, a loooooooooong walk awaits you : this whole story of placing stars along Hollywood Boulevard began with 2500 blank stars. A total of 1558 stars were awarded during the first sixteen months. Since then, about two stars have been added per month. The first star was placed on February 9, 1960 for Joanne Woodward.

    The Silver Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo Categories of stars

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    Hollywood and the Walk of Fame

    by Muya Written Jan 14, 2007

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    One of Los Angeles’s most famous landmarks, the Walk of Fame is a tribute to over 2000 artists who have made significant contributions to film, radio, television, theatre and the recording industries.

    A must do for anyone who likes the world of movies… Strolling along a Boulevard paved with the most famous names, its like walking in a dream :-) As there are really many many stars on both side of Hollywood Boulevard and some of the perpendicular streets, you might want to know the location of your favourite idols in advance. There is a list with all the names and their location on http://www.hollywoodusa.co.uk/walkoffame.htm

    Do men really prefer blondes ? :-) Walk of Fame  at Mickey Mouse's star

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    Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes - Red Line Tours

    by tomruth78 Written Nov 28, 2006

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    On the Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes Tour you will see many of Hollywood's most famous landmarks including Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Sign. You will also see many great but lesser known landmarks such as the El Capitan Theatre (Disney's premiere theatre), Grauman's Egyptian Theatre (where the movie premiere was born), and the only fully intact "speakeasy" in Los Angeles.

    Their unique “live-audio" system allows customers to hear the tour guide even over the most extreme city noise. Customers wear an audio headset receiver while the tour guide wears a headset microphone transmitter. The tour guide is audible from a distance of 300+ feet and over car and bus traffic, construction noise and other distractions. The system is also helpful for our hard of hearing guests who can adjust sound levels to their comfort. This is not a pre-recorded tour.

    We really enjoyed this tour as we learnt a lot about Hollywood and its history, we felt we got a lot from it which you wouldn't get if you walked around Hollywood Blvd yourself. It is not a long walk so is suitable for people all ages.

    We paid $20 each a felt it was worth doing.

    Steps to the Kodak Theatre
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    Seeing Stars - Hollywood Blvd.

    by Escadora7 Updated Oct 10, 2006

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    Take a stroll down Hollywood Blvd. - there's lots to see. First and foremost the STARS! The "Walk of Fame" goes along Hollywood Blvd. from La Brea all the way down to Gower, as well as along Vine Street down to Sunset. But don't forget to look up as well as you walk amongst the Stars - there are many sights to see: Galaxy Theater Complex, Chinese Theater, Kodak Theater shopping complex, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the El Capitan Theater, Max Factor museum (on Highland), Hollywood Wax Museum, Ridgley's Believe it or not, Guiness World of Records, Frederick's of Hollywood, the Pig-n-Whistle restaurant, the Egyptian Theater, mixed in between numerous little souvenier-shops, as well as tatoo-parlors, and punk-rock stores. Of course there are also many little eateries and bars, and a variety of street-performers. Plenty of stuff to fill an entire afternoon and evening.

    Factoid: besides tourists, Hollywood Blvd. has also a tendency to attract riff-raff and low-lives. So hold on to your purses. We'd recommend you stay in the LaBrea/Highland area (around the Chinese theater) at evening and night time. Oh yeah - also be aware: you might get offered a "free stress test" - this is a service from the people of Scientology! (A religion founded by science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard.)

    Meeting the Stars! Bee Gees yeah! Hollywood Blvd. at night
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    Hollywood - Chinese Theater

    by SLLiew Written Aug 28, 2006

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    Check out the shoe size of your favorite Hollywood actors and actresses.

    Just be careful, when you are going on the floor to pose for the camera that no eager silly tourist step on your hand or fall over you.

    It is kinda of fun to seek and search and find Hollywood's Who's Who.

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    Walk of Fame

    by SabrinaSummerville Updated Jun 18, 2006

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    The Hollywood Walk of Fame is lots of fun.

    I had heard stories that it was really scruffy, but it's not. Apparently Hollywood is going through a renaissance and getting a big cleanup.

    It's gret walking up and down and reading the names on the stars, trying to get a pic beside your favourites.

    All along the street by Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the Kodak building etc, are actors dressed up as movie and tv characters. For a small tip they'll pose for a pic.

    There's a gift shop/souvenir shop on that side of the street where you can buy tiny shot glasses with your name in a star (if you can find your name) and cute Hollywood star fridge magnets. Tacky, probably, but "must have" souvenirs.

    Stars at my Feet
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    The Walk of Fame

    by sunshinejo Written May 4, 2006

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    The Walk of Fame stretches along Hollywood Blvd. starting at the corner of Hollywood & Vine. The tradition was started in 1960 by the local chamber of commerce with the aim of boosting tourism and trying to restore some of the boulevard's original glamour. Stars chosen to be included in the walk have to part with thousands of dollars for the privilage, and names to be found include Elvis Presley, Marlon Brando, The Rolling Stones and many more.

    Mickey Mouse's Star!
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    Where the stars are immortalized...

    by USCgirlie Written Mar 28, 2006

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    The Hollywood Walk of Fame is probably one of the most famous sites in LA. People of the movie and television industries, radio performers, and people in the music indsutry are immortalized here on the Walk of Fame. People who made significant contributions to the showbiz industry, whether it's from the silent era or from a few years ago, are given a star on the Walk of Fame. More than 2.300 stars have been given. Wear good walking shoes as the Walk of Fame, amazingly enough, stretches for 18 blocks!

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