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One of the largest cities in the US, second only to New York, few can compare to Los Angeles’ greatness. It is a city that is constantly changing, and despite its reputation as a tourist hotspot, doesn’t start and end with Hollywood Studios and the Dodger stadium.

Culturally diverse and home to people from all corners of the globe, there truly is something for everyone. Boasting more than 75 miles of coastline, visitors can choose to lie on a beach, or explore the miles of hiking trails on offer. And while some stereotypes are true - there are lots of freeways - among its tangled streets lie some of the most photogenic corners of the city. Here are just a few.

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