Hollywood is at once a town, an industry, and an illusion, and you’ll experience all of these along the famed Hollywood Boulevard. Its history encompasses the birth of the movies, the Golden Age of film, and a crushing decline as the studios moved elsewhere. Hollywood has since seen a renaissance along the boulevard – the Hollywood & Highland complex is a major development, and many of the grand movie palaces once again host film openings. At its core, Hollywood is a museum – the huge sign in the hills, the Walk of Fame, the bars that hosted greats such as Ernest Hemingway – this is still the place ...

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