Los Angeles was one of the first major cities along the West Coast. As a result, there a number of different landmarks throughout Los Angeles. While there are almost too many to count, here are just 3 historical places to visit in Los Angeles that you should check out.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of Broadway, the Bradbury Building may look like any other building from the outside, but inside lies an incredible architectural masterpiece. Built in the classic Victorian style, the inside is filled with ornate iron railings, marble stairs, and open cage elevators. Built in 1892, it was fully restored in the early 1990s to ensure that future generations can enjoy the beautiful architecture of this historic building. The Bradbury Building is located at 304 S. Broadway.
In 1976, the Korean Bell was donated to the people of Los Angeles by the people of the Republic of Korea. The bell was given in order to honor the bicentennial of the U.S. Independence, to honor all veterans of the Korean War, and to consolidate a sense of friendship between the two countries. Now a historic landmark, the Korean Bell of Friendship and Bell Pavilion is located at the Angels Gate Park in San Pedro. For more information, call (310) 548-7705.
One of the more popular Historic Landmarks in the area is the Santa Monica Pier. Opening in 1909, the pier has been one of the most visited landmarks in all of LA. In addition, the pier was actually home to the first solar powered Ferris Wheel in the world! At the pier, not only can you enjoy great people watching opportunities, you can also enjoy the amusement park that is complete with fun carnival rides and even a roller coaster. After you enjoy the rides, stop by one of the many dining establishments along the pier to top of your night!
Take the time to check out these historic landmarks during your stay in Los Angeles!