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Griffith Observatory

The Griffith Observatory is one of the most sought after tourist attractions in Southern California. This impressive Observatory is well known for its state of the art technology, extraordinary exhibits and incredible views of Los Angeles. At this one of a kind Observatory, visitors will get the chance to travel through space and what’s more gaze at the stars in an exceptionally unique setting.

Located in Griffith Park, on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood, The Griffith Observatory is ideally positioned above the neighbourhood of Los Feliz. Since the Observatory is situated 1,134 feet above sea level it can be seen from many different locations of Los Angeles.

It was Col. Griffith J. Griffith who donated the land of the Observatory to the City of Los Angeles in 1896. Griffith also donated a considerable amount of funds in order to set up an observatory, exhibition hall as well as a planetarium.

The distinctive Griffith Observatory is owned and managed by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks and features a wide range of space and science based exhibits. Among the many important features of the Observatory is the Samuel Oschin Planetarium theatre which is also acclaimed as one of the best planetarium in the world. It is known so for the innovative dome, star projector, and contemporary sound and lighting techniques.

Unlike many other planetariums Griffith uses the services of professional and well experienced lecturers in order to present live planetarium programs. The schools visit programme of the Observatory has become immensely popular among local schools.

The Observatory is open for public viewing six days a week and is generally closed on Mondays. It also features a comprehensive range of facilities for visitors with reduced mobility. The best way to explore space at the outstanding Griffith Observatory is to stay at a nearby well appointed Los Angeles hotel such as Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles.

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