Santa Monica is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Santa Monica one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Santa Monica is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Santa Monica or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Santa Monica. Explore the historical monuments of Santa Monica with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Santa Monica guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Santa Monica page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Santa Monica landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Santa Monica.
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Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
06:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Palisades Park is spread across 26 acres. It is located along Ocean Avenue, offering splendid views of the Pacific Ocean. A sculpture named ‘Gestation III’ is well known because of its alignment with the setting sun. The park ambience include statues, petanque courts, picnic areas and restrooms.
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Santa Monica, California
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Santa Monica Mountains are a part of the Transverse Range in Southern California. Located along the Santa Monica Beach, the mountains host an ample range of activities. Go trekking in the Malibu Canyon, climb up to Saddle Peak, Mount Lee and Mount Allen, enjoy the flora and fauna of the region by visiting one of the many national parks present ...
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1847, 14th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, United States
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
Apart from the beautiful architectural features of the Mausoleum, the cemetery also has tombs of celebrities who been laid to rest here. Pay your respect to the souls of Glenn Ford, Leo Carillo, Irene Ryan and Hal Smith.
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200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
A national historic monument, the Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome used to house a Looff Carousal designed and built by the famous Charles I. D. Looff and his son Arhur. Hippodrome were open air stadiums in ancient Greece where horse and chariot races used to take place. Deriving his idea from there, Mr. Charles I.D. Looff created a masterpiece. Altho...
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Santa Monica Civic Centre
The Chain Reaction Sculpture or the Anti Nuke Sculpture is a peace monument and public art sculpture made up of stainless steel and fibreglass surrounded by concrete. The sculpture shows a mushroom cloud created by a nuclear explosion. Designed by cartoonist Paul Conrad and built by Peter M. Carlson, the 5.5-ton, ...