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The Getty Center, Los Angeles

The Getty Center - Los Angeles, California
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The Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049Map
+1 310 440 7300
Neighborhood: Bel-Air
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

Controversial from the start, the jury is still out on the architectural virtues of this white, travertine-clad modernist complex located on a hill above Brentwood. The architect, Richard Meier (who, by the way, is not known for his modesty), had nothing nice to say about the landscaping designed by artist Robert Irwin. And then there’s the fact that the world’s wealthiest arts organization is a little short on significant art. But enjoy the natural light in the galleries, the interesting decorative arts collection which includes stained glass panels and period furniture, the beautiful gardens, and the spectacular views from the mountains to the sea.

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By sonofcuba | Posted 09/17/13
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By Mike | Posted 08/25/10
  The Getty Center was really amazing! I am not really a big Art person, but I still found it incredible. I highly recommend the Getty Center Architecture Tour of the site and the buildings. I took a lot of great photos that I would have missed had I not taken the tour. I also recommend going through the Central Garden, which is very impressive....   Read More
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The Getty Center General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
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