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Santa Monica Pier

  • Colorado Ave. and the ocean Map It
  • Santa Monica
  • Zoo/Aquarium
  • Ferris Wheel, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, Venice, Santa Monica, Venice, and Malibu, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

Souvenir shops, carnival games, arcades, eateries, an outdoor trapeze school, the Pacific Park amusement park, a small aquarium, and other attractions contribute to the festive atmosphere of this truncated pier at the foot of Colorado Boulevard below Palisades Park. The pier's trademark 46-horse Looff Carousel, built in 1922, has appeared in several films, including The Sting. The Soda Jerks ice cream fountain inside the carousel building brings smiles to children's faces. Free concerts are held on the pier in the summer.

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Colorado Ave. and the ocean, Santa Monica, California, 90401, United States

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Published 07/06/2016


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