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A Travel Blog by jimcabay
... in Pacific Palisades, CA is a huge 64 acre complex overlooking the Pacific Ocean and is the former home of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. Recently, it got a $275 million upgrade. You enter through a pavilion that leads into four Roman gardens with roses, ivy ...
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A Travel Blog entry by wheresgordon from Los Angeles, California, United States
I started off my visit to Los Angeles by going to the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center. It's a large complex of buildings overlooking Los Angeles from Brentwood Hills. To get there from my hotel requires getting on the 405, a highway ...
A Travel Blog entry by modernnomad67 from Bel Air, California, United States
... at the villa while the rest, mostly later European artworks from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century were moved to the Getty Center. I had heard a lot about the opening of the Getty Center when it happened. For some reason I was thinking it ...
A Travel Blog entry by danielpinno from Hollywood, California, United States
... hostel because it seemed to be somewhat central to the sights that I wanted to go and see. On Saturday I decided to go to the Getty Centre which involved jumping on the bus system for the first time. Luckily the hostel I'm staying at gave me a map with a ...
A Travel Blog entry by brianmurray from Universal City, California, United States
Today we spent much of the day at the Getty Centre Museum in the Santa Monica mountains to the North. It's relatively easy to get to via two buses and with Peter's planning. The exhibitions are based around the personal collections of antiques and art of ...
A Travel Blog entry by mattoliver from Los Angeles, California, United States
... extra for an upgrade... I hung up and decided to sort it when I flew out to San Fran this weekend. Major bummer. Headed to the Getty Centre for the afternoon, as it's free to get in, and supposed to be the highlight of any LA tour. It was just ...
A Travel Blog entry by kpgtravels from Hollywood, California, United States
... Arriving at the Getty Centre it was well worth it, originating from the Getty Museum which housed the private collection of Paul Getty, the Getty Centre was then opened in 1997. We parked underground and then caught a driver-less tram to the top of ...
A Travel Blog entry by modernnomad67 from Malibu, California, United States
... Villa housing the antiquities collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan works and other parts of the art collection moved to the Getty Center. I had heard quite a lot of hoopla about the opening of the Getty Center some years back but didn’t know ...
A Travel Blog entry by drfumblefinger from Brentwood, California, United States
... of travertine marble (over a million square feet of it) which brilliantly captures the Southern California sunlight. The Getty Center houses the more modern works of the Getty Collection ranging from furniture to sculpture to paintings by ...
A Travel Blog entry by malinda65 from Pacific Palisades, California, United States
Naomi and I visited the Getty Villa. The Getty Villa is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Getty Villa is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by billnpat from Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
... and garden layout is as much of feature as the art it contains. It reminded us in spirit, though not nearly as big, of the Getty Centre in Los Angeles. You’ll have to look at the attached photos to get the idea. Fairly early back to the campsite ...
A Travel Blog entry by berniespinx from Monterey, California, United States
... boys in question we have been blaring their albums out of Lucille for a good chunk of the day. Following that we went to the John Paul Getty Museum as I wanted to have a look at some art. Found great joy in the Gustav Klimt 'the magic of line' exhibition ...
A Travel Blog entry by angelontheroad from Los Angeles, California, United States
... a day. For me the highlight with mind-blowing art and architectural grandeur however was my visit to the John Paul Getty Center. A one Billion Dollar Masterpice in itself the Center's Museum and Garden, located in the hills of Los Angeles, spectacularly ...
A Travel Blog entry by cclevenger123 from Los Angeles, California, United States
The J. Paul Getty Center was a great choice today! Chris and I met up with Chris's friend Anh who suggested we check out the free museum. Our expectations were somewhat low, since it was free after all. We were pleasantly surprised! The place is huge (I ...
A Travel Blog entry by mexiwi from Los Angeles, California, United States
... uo the next morning. Sunday morning was up early for a marathon tourist fest, Had been chatting to the concierge about getting to the J. Paul Getty Center and he said the easiest was one of the tours but it would be cheaper if I did a City tour too - ...
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2740 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, California, United States
... attractions include Disneyland, Universal Studios/Universal Walk, Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm, Aquarium of The Pacific, and the Paul Getty Museum.\n\nGuests will be within walking distance to the South Bay Galleria Mall and minutes away from Del ...Traveler Rating
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1200 Getty Center Dr, , Los Angeles, California, United States9977 reviews
Spectacular museum boasts a most impressive collection by such luminaries as Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne, along with the architectural triumph of its six buildings and gardens.