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La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles! | Digital Nomad’s Guide

Check out the places and the itinerary for the locations of La La Land, in Los Angeles!

La La Land, Singing Seasons, is a film that convinces even the most skeptical of musicals. The light plot construction, full of references to classic films, the musical force of jazz, the beauty of Los Angeles and the chemistry between the actors made La La Land a worldwide success.

La La Land pays a great tribute to LA or Los Angeles and those who saw the movie went crazy to get to know the city. There were 48 places chosen to serve as a setting for the film, in just 42 days of recording!

Today’s post is aimed at film lovers who want to discover the La La Land locations in Los Angeles. Check out the most must-see locations in La La Land and then see the map with all the places mentioned!

Griffith Park

La La Land’s most iconic scene was shot in Griffith Park at sunset. This scene was shot uncut, after all, the sun doesn’t wait to go down and the director wanted natural light in the background. Awesome!

To feel in La La Land, the visitor must look for the region “Cathy’s Corner,” next to Mt. Hollywood Drive. The view of the city is worth the trip, even for those who haven’t seen the movie!

Griffith Observatory

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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The Griffith Observatory is an icon of movie locations, as they were filmed there. Transviated Youth scenes. The dance scene inside the planetarium is typical of a musical, stepping out of reality and into the stars.

The scene was recorded in a studio, after all, recording inside the planetarium is not allowed. But, you can visit the planetarium and also be amazed by the view of LA from the Griffith Observatory.

Warner Bros Studios

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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You Warner Bros Studios served as the setting for several conversations between the characters, as well as being the workplace of aspiring actress Mia.

Warner Bros Studios can be visited with a tourist tourbut don’t expect to find the cafe where Mia worked, because it was just a set.

The Smokehouse

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

The Smokehouse is the location for Lipton’s restaurant, in which Ryan Gosling’s character plays songs he doesn’t really like.

The interesting thing is that the real restaurant, The Smokehouse, is right next to Warner Bros. Studios. Since the 1940s, The Smokehouse has hosted actresses, actors and others from Hollywood films.

Lighthouse Café

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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For jazz lovers, one of the must-see locations is the Lighthouse Cafe in Hermosa Beach. Since the 1950s, the restaurant has been frequented by famous jazz musicians, including the beautiful couple from La La Land.

But today, in addition to jazz, other musical rhythms are played. I don’t think Sebastian would like that very much!

beautiful Pier

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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A beautiful scene was shot at Hermosa Pier. The song sung by Ryan Gosling’s character is beautiful and the whole scene has poetry. It is worth visiting at sunset to see the colors that appear in the film.

Colorado Street Bridge

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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The bridge that appears in La La Land is the Colorado Street Bridge. Built in 1913, Colorado Street Bridge brings a vintage feel to the film, along with the characters’ costumes, and is well worth a visit, especially at sunset. Everything is more beautiful at sunset!

Angels Flight

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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the beautiful Angels Flight funicular was the setting for a romantic scene between the couple. Despite being closed to the public, the funicular is expected to work again, after all, there is no shortage of people to meet it!

Watts Tower

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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The incredible Watts Tower is also the setting for the movie La La Land. The gigantic structure was built by an Italian immigrant, taking 33 years to complete.

In addition to its beauty, Watts Tower hosts several events, mainly music and arts.

Century Freeway

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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If you’re stuck in traffic on Century Freeway, where the Interstate 105 connects to Interstate 110you can take the opportunity to photograph the place where the first scenes of La La Land were recorded.

The opening scenes already show a component of daily life in Los Angeles, the traffic. The scenes took two days to shoot and strong sun was what couldn’t be missed!

Rialto Theater

La La Land Locations Tour in Los Angeles!

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The historic Rialto Theater is featured in some scenes in the film. To visit it only for special events, because it has been closed for a decade.

La La Land Locations Tour

We hope you enjoyed the post about the La La Land locations In Los Angeles! We tried to make the post without spoilers, because no one deserves spoilers!

Have a nice trip, Traveler!

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