Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Santa Monica

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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Let's witness the history of Santa Monica with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Palisades Park

    #1 of 5 Historical Places in Santa Monica
    Palisades Park

    Tags: Beach, Park, Walking Area, Statue

    Address: Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States

    Timings: 06:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    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 beca...Read more

  2. Santa Monica Mountains

    #2 of 5 Historical Places in Santa Monica
    Santa Monica Mountains

    Tags: Beach, Mountain, National Park, Entertainment

    Address: Santa Monica, California

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 C...Read more

  3. Woodlawn Cemetery, Mortuary And Mausoleum

    #3 of 5 Historical Places in Santa Monica
    Woodlawn Cemetery, Mortuary And Mausoleum

    Tags: Landmark, Cemetery, Architecture , Tomb

    Address: 1847, 14th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, United States

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  4. Anti Nuke Sculpture

    #4 of 5 Historical Places in Santa Monica
    Anti Nuke Sculpture

    Tags: Landmark, Monument, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: Santa Monica Civic Centre

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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 show...Read more

  5. Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

    #5 of 5 Historical Places in Santa Monica
    Santa Monica Looff Hippodrome

    Tags: Landmark, Stadium, Monument, Architecture

    Address: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Santa Monica

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    The Perfect Los Angeles Tour2 Reviews

    Duration: 6 Hrs

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    Shop and Explore Santa Monica Place

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Exploring the city sights as a local in itself is an enriching experience. This tour with your very own beach cruiser is...

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