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Santa Monica Conservancy- Walking Tours of Downtown

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We were expecting the Hollywood Sign

What we got was an unbelievable city view. It overshadowed the sign. Parking is a bit rough but well worth the wait. Do your best to get out here.

Reviewed 13 July 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

What we got was an unbelievable city view. It overshadowed the sign. Parking is a bit rough but well worth the wait. Do your best to get out here.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Los Angeles most of my life and have been in Santa Monica countless number of times. So, when I decided to do a walking tour of Santa Monica organized by Santa Monica Conservancy with friends, I did not expect a lot of surprises. Boy, was I wrong! The walking tour covers just a few blocks in... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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Reviewed 8 March 2015

This is a fabulous tour for a small price tag $10. You have a local expert volunteer take you to all the historic buildings/sites and you cover about 4-5 blocks. I visited several years ago but just went to the pier. There really is so much more. The tour is about 2 hours and when done you have seen most... More 

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Central Valley, CA
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

If you like walking tours and have a interest in history and architecture, this tour may be perfect for you. The tour leaves Saturday mornings at 10am from a 2nd Street location in front of the International Hostel. Eight of us joined guide Rita for a two hour tour around downtown Santa Monica, each of us paying $10 for the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

Amazing what one can learn from doing a walking tour… Downtown Santa Monica walking tour was just that..learned so much about the history of S.M. such as the original Rapp Salon(1875) on 2nd St. in front of the Hostel was also the Town Hall of S.M.; Bank of Italy (1929) on 3rd St. which became the B. Of America. And... More 

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