Melrose Self-Guided Tour of Instagrammable Places

If you’re interested in seeing the more bohemian and arty side of LA, Melrose Avenue is the place to go.
There’s a cool mix of high-street and luxury stores, so it caters to all retail tastes. In fact, there are so many stores here, you’ll find it difficult to get around them all in one day! With its epic street art, it’s one of the best places in the whole of LA for photo ops.
Because of the fantastic street art, it’s one of the best places to take some great Instagrammable photos.

This self-guided tour of Hollywood takes you to 11 graffiti and murals and numerous restaurants and coffeeshops, each of which is extremely instagrammable so be ready for numerous photo ops along the way!

It's a self guided tour.
You can start and finish any time you like. Learn about LA’s history and culture at your own comfortable pace. During this self-guided tour, you will learn fun facts, stories and insights about hidden gems on Melrose ave as well as explore the most instagrammable places.

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$28

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Duration

1 to 3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Self-Guided Written Tour in PDF
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • No physical guide
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    Renowned street artist Colette Miller has painted angel wings all over the world and they’re now considered to be an iconic street art trend. So if you want to get in on the action too, head down to 7769 Melrose Ave where she’s painted the street’s very own pair of wings.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    7769 is a postcode where there’s a load of street art going on; it’s worth coming round here every couple of weeks to see what’s new. One of the best pieces here is of tennis player Billie Jean King and one of her most iconic quotes, part of Meg Zany’s ‘Courage Has No Gender’ campaign.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: North Orange Grove Avenue, N Orange Grove Ave, Los Angeles, CA, USA

    If you’re traveling to sunny Los Angeles, t's a must-see and must-do for the 'Gram. Women should support women, so show some lady love with your squad.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    If the bold pink of the Pink Wall is a bit too much for you, you’ll probably prefer the calmer turquoise wall. Rather than being one strip of color, this wall balances the turquoise strip with colorful stripes of different colors, giving a feeling of balance and dimension.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    Dedicated to the people of LA rather than tourists, this sign has become one of the city’s favorites. While it may not be as colorful as some of the other murals on this list, Made in LA is still one of the best murals to get those Instagrammable selfies with.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    Featuring two rainbow sizes – one for kids and one for adults – it may initially seem that they are painted onto the wall but they are, in fact, crocheted, making the Rainbows Wall one of the more unique pieces of street art on Melrose. Get a pic in direct sunlight for the best texture effect.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Pink Wall, 8221 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA

    Probably the most famous of all the street art on Melrose Avenue – if not the entire city – the Pink Wall is exactly what it says. Located at Paul Smith, it catches your eye due to the huge strip of neon pink and you’ll probably also see lots of Instagrammers and celebs wandering about here and taking snaps.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Between La Brea Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. About 8 km west of downtown Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA

    In an effort to compete with Paul Smith, Carrera Cafe put up their own wall directly across from it. While it always says hello, the theme around it changes pretty often, so keep an eye out for it every time you’re in town!

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: North La Cienega Boulevard, N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, USA

    Just a short hop away from Melrose is this stunning mural with its butterflies and lots of different colors. It’s best to try and see this mural on a non-busy morning so you get to snap it without cars driving past!

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

    If you’re a dog lover, a visit to the pug mural is a must! This cool-looking pug with sunnies will make a great addition to your Instagram account!

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Melrose Avenue, Between La Brea Blvd. and Fairfax Ave. About 8 km west of downtown Los Angeles, West Hollywood, CA

    Black and White Mural by RETNA, 8826
    The contemporary artist RETNA has a few examples of street art dotted around LA, but it’s this mural which is one of his most famous. Located just round the corner of this black and white mural is an even bigger blue version.

    All addresses and names are provided in the written guide.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    7769 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046, USA
    Return Detail :
    8826 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Friendly Local Guides

Activity ID: V-11498P106

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