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Capitol Records Building

1750 Vine St, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5209
+1 323-462-6252
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Even though this famous recording studio is not open to the public, it is worth a visit to gaze at its unique circular design, which looks like a stack of old 45s.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average34%
  • Poor1%
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1750 Vine St, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5209
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was just a short walk from our Kimpton hotel... not too far from the Metro and from Hollywood Boulevard... there are stars here on the walkway too... It is just a building not much more to say really but worth a walk out to...More

Thank travellerm68
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of taking a tour here a few years ago when the Walk of Fame was celebrating an anniversary. It was AWESOME!

Thank JohnRyan724
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Capitol Records is iconic. It would be really cool if they had tours, but it is an open business. The shape of the old 45 record and the needle up on top, when you point it out you will get ooohs and aahs. Photos are...More

1  Thank saw55
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This place does not disappoint. I had seen it from the freeway many times but never up close. It was worth a peek. Wish I could have seen the inside. But very cool.

Thank siropderable
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Swung by as a part of my day-long tour. The building is a site to behold. It's circular structure is a first of its kind and represents a stack of records on a record player.

Thank Leaving_Samsara
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

....and deep down, isn't that all of us? I'm 61 but my tastes in music is much older than that due to influences from my mother and my babysitter. So if you are a music history buff. Or if you like American popular jazz like...More

3  Thank JerryPPhoenix
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

A must do photo opportunity when you're in Hollywood, especially for a Beatles fan like myself. It's not hard to find as the Walk Of Fame stars go past, with the solo Beatles stars being right outside. Make the effort

1  Thank newspapertaxi
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This iconic Round building was nice to see, and snap a couple pics. I don't believe tours of the building are offered, but it was cool to see a piece of history.

Thank Mike O
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stopped by this building on a tour. It was fun to see but that is really all you can do is see it from the outside. The tour guide told some interesting history and stories about it.

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We saw it from a wide variety of perspectives on our travels around L.A. - and always appreciated seeing it. Charm, character and a whole lot of history.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
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