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Overview

Go behind the glitz and glamor as you explore the history of Tinseltown through its lesser-known movie palaces, architectural landmarks and attractions on this one-hour Hollywood walking tour. Think you know Hollywood? Think again. This Hollywood behind-the-scenes excursion is sure to unearth some unexpected sights that help put this famous area into context. Your walking tour of Hollywood also includes a guide and an audio headset.
  • Hollywood - Behind the Scenes Walking Tour
  • Discover little known theaters, landmarks and architectural marvels on this insightful one hour walking tour!
  • Guides personally escort you directly to Hollywood's most famous landmarks
  • Only tour offering access inside the landmarks including Disney's El Capitan Theater, Grauman's Egyptian Theater and more

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Learn all about Hollywood's moviemaking history on this short but illuminating tour -- the only one that goes inside historic theaters. You hear the informative guide's narration through a personal headset, so you won't miss a word!
Discover some of the lesser-known movie theaters, groundbreaking architecture and fascinating history of Hollywood, the iconic moviemaking neighborhood in Los Angeles, during this one-hour walking tour. Along the way you'll gain a newfound appreciation for the buildings, people and places that give this filmmaking mecca its distinctive charm.

Start your tour of Hollywood at either 10am, noon, 2pm or 4pm, depending on the option you select, departing from the area's Egyptian Theater. During the course of your walking trip you'll explore some of the neighborhood's historic theaters and most famous landmarks. Among the theaters you'll visit are El Capitan Theater, where Disney premieres many of its own films, plus Grauman's Egyptian Theater, the first theater to host a premiere event. You'll also stop by Dolby Theatre, which hosts the Academy Awards each spring, and Grauman's Chinese Theater, home to Hollywood's famous sidewalk filled with movie star footprints and handprints.

In addition to the iconic theaters, you'll also have a chance to view such notable Hollywood landmarks as Hollywood and Highland, the world-famous Walk of Fame, the Blossom Room (home for the first-ever Academy Awards), a local "speakeasy" bar dating from the city's Prohibition Era in the 1920s and the Hollywood Sign, which will be visible in the distance during the walk. Along the way you'll hear informative commentary from your guide via a personal headset, listening to the history of the landmarks along the walk and the many movie stars who gave the area its distinctive character. Return to your original departure point at the conclusion of your walk.

Reviews

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A
, Apr 2018

A good walking tour of Hollywood, though I wish we could have seen a bit more of the Chinese theatre. That was really minor though. Totally recommended.

K
, Jan 2018

Really had no expectations but WOW was I surprised. Pip did a great job and we really felt like we were back when Hollywood started. Just the right amount time for a walk. Thanks

C
, Jan 2018

This was a nice tour for a good price. Yes, Hollywood Blvd. is a little seedy, but it is also the home of much cinema history and the home of the Academy Awards. Only with a tour would you really appreciate what the different sites along H-B represent. We thought this tour did a good job of highlighting the good, the bad, and the ugly of the move industry. We suggest parking a block or two away from the Blvd and doing a parking meeting. We paid for lot parking 15 and then realized that there was probably no reason to do that.

R
, Jan 2018

The tour was both very informative and fun. Hour flew by!!

M
, Oct 2017

Great tour with many trivia facts. Our tour guide was excellent and the head sets worked perfectly.

c
, Sep 2017

This tour was amazing!

K
, Aug 2017

Michael was a fantastic tour guide, and we loved every minute!

J
, Aug 2017

This tour was great!! Excellent view of Hollywood Homes. However, they vendor needs to post better signs of site location..It was a hassle to find among the chaotic hollywoodslightly comparable to NYC time square. As a result I was a lost and late. But overall had a geat time

p
, Apr 2017

This tour didnt cover much grond, but the guide told some fun facts and about the history of hollywood. It was also nice that you got to go inside the Egyptian Theatre.

R
, Jan 2017

The tour was very informative and went longer than 1 hour. I'd suggest doing the earliest tour when the street crowds are thinner.


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