The other, less shiny side of this city is that Indians called it the Valley of Smoke because of big problems with smog. Residents of Los Angeles say that this city smells of concrete, engine oil, and hot dogs. Although its image is improving over the past few years, Los Angeles is one of the more polluted cities in the world and it is not one of the safer ones either.
Every tenth resident of Los Angeles is an immigrant, 135 languages are spoken here and you get an impression there is room for everyone.
It is situated on the west coast of America next to the Pacific Ocean, founded in 1781 and named “El Pueblo de Nuestras la Reina de los Angeles de la Porciuncula”. Today, it is one of the world’s economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. There are many universities, institutions of science, theatres, and museums. Los Angeles is the headquarters of film and television industry located in its suburb of Hollywood, and it is an important music hub. Film studios are definitely worth visiting, when they are open for visitors – Paramount, Universal Studios, and Warner Brothers, but you just might meet some celebrities on the street too.
120 kilometers of beach and endless summer, tanned people doing sports, caring for their appearances, lots of music, bright colors, and smiles are part of every day life in Los Angeles. Whether you take your time to enjoy Californian sun and city’s bright lights or you don’t want to miss the Getty Museum, Griffith Observatory, and Disneyland – options are many and pleasure is guaranteed!