Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is a movie theatre that opened in 1927 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles. After the success of the Grauman's Egyptian Theatre which opened close by in 1922, a theatre built to a Chinese theme was commissioned in 1926 and opened in 1927 and has since held and still hosts many famous events such as movie premieres and awards ceremonies. The theatre is in the architectural style of a Chinese Palace. In 2013, it was renovated with an IMAX screen and 923 new seats installed. The theatre is also known for its footprints of famous people from the film world.
Situated on Hollywood Boulevard the best way to get to the theatre is by public transport. Take the metro to ‘Hollywood Vine’ from there it is a short 5-minute walk. Alternatively take the buses 212/213, 217 or 780 and get off at ‘Hollywood/Highland’.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to attend the theatre is by watching a movie, movies are shown daily at various times. Ticket prices can vary depending on what you are watching but prices are normally set at around 30$ for adults. You can also tour the theatre, tours run seven days a week and give you a feel of the VIP experience stars receive when a premiere is hosted at the venue, tickets to these tours are available on the website.