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Soap Plant/La Luz de Jesus

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Address: 4633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027-5413
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3236630122
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Off-beat store selling bath and body products with a small art gallery...

Off-beat store selling bath and body products with a small art gallery attached. Mon-Sat 11am-7pm; Sun noon-6pm

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Skip the Hollywood Blvd souvenir shops and bring back something weird and wonderful from here! I was sad i couldn't blow my luggage limit and buy a pile of books because there was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 February 2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Skip the Hollywood Blvd souvenir shops and bring back something weird and wonderful from here! I was sad i couldn't blow my luggage limit and buy a pile of books because there was a spectacular selection to choose from.

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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was there for an art show... I didn't realize at the time but one of the Trump sculptures has been relocated to this venue. In addition to the massive amount of foot traffic for the art event, there was also of course a crowd there for the statue as well. The art show was completely packed but super interesting... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This store is so cool! Really unique finds inside! The whole front of the store is a bookstore with interesting and unusual books. Lots of fun and wacky products in the back of the store. I highly recommend going here to check out all the stuff and purchase items you won't find anywhere else.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

I am an artist and designer, and I LOVE this place! There's books for almost every pop culture art subject under the sun. There's an art gallery. There's weird chinese made plastic toys to buy for that hard-to-buy-for person. This place is inspiration, a gift shop, and a book store. I can easily spend hours looking at the merchandise and... More 

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Tucson,Az
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550 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

I wish I could buy every book - not to mention the trinkets and toys and kitsch. Everytime I visit LA I make a pilgrimage to Wacko. It is over the top cool. The art gallery is the added bonus. I just love this place

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Sydney
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Basically the most rad shopping experience I've ever had. If you like kitsch, lowbrow, pop culture, animal bones or the unusual, you'll enjoy spending time here.

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Tucson,Az
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2013

You can spend hours here looking at the cool books, retro toys and other vintage stuff. Plus you get a great art gallery. Skip Hollywood and go here. This place is amazing. Friendly staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

One of my favorite hangs in LA has always been Wacko/SoapPlant/La Luz de Jesus.I have been coming here sine I was little and it's a cool place to take friends/family who are visiting or want a true LA experience. The storefront is colorful and welcoming .Step inside and you will be overwhelmed with wonder and curiosity.A vast selection of beautiful... More 

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West Hollywood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2012

I’ve been a regular patron of Wacko/ La Luz de Jesus Gallery since it first opened on Melrose back in… well, the 1980’s. Since that time the place has remained true to itself and offers the only place I know where I can find the most unusual, unique items for the twisted sick-sad mind of which I’m one. I highly... More 

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