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Third Street Promenade

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Address: Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: +1 310-393-8355
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A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians...

A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians only, has some 20 movie theater screens, hundreds of stores, numerous restaurants, animal topiaries and street entertainment running the gamut from dancers to fortune tellers.

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No car needed

One of the few places in L A where you actually Don't need a car. The Whole promenade is more like an outdoor shopping mall. Every typical american store has a Location There... read more

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the few places in L A where you actually Don't need a car. The Whole promenade is more like an outdoor shopping mall. Every typical american store has a Location There. Victorias secret, Nike, Tillys, Abercrombie... and tons of restaurants and juice bars Around.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This area is one of the finished shopping, eating and relaxing districts in the US. It's a must see!

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If your looking to spend a day outdoors and to spend money shopping this is the place . They also have a lot of places to eat within the promenade

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North Hollywood, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything is out here. Every time I go to the promenade, I go broke. The have a 3 story Forever 21. How could I not stop? They have everything from fast food to fine dining and Make-up to shoes. People are out there with live entertainment. Great for a date or time with family. It's walking distance to the pier... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wide variety of known brand and speciality retail accompanied by a range of coffee shops and eateries. If you're interested in cars, the Tesla showroom is a highlight.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you love to shop, this is the place to be. Great stores like Louis Vutton, Kate Spade, Armani, Bellagio and more.

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Hockley, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great and fun place to shop. There is a nice variety of shops and restaurants. There is entertainment along the street and it's a short walk from the beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of variety and entertainment available for all definitely worth a visit near the beach and pier

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking end to end, there are loads of high street shops, affordable. In between you can stop for lunch, coffee, frozen yoghurt..it's just a lovely street to shop on without breaking the bank, street vendors, the odd musician and odd bod makes it unique.

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Carrollton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of stores and restaurants. Good place to shop. Some popular mall stores and some upscale expensive designer stores too. Nice combination.

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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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