One of the most famous sights in Los Angeles, USA that is a recognisable symbol for many across the world is the Hollywood Sign. The sign simply spells out ‘Hollywood’ in 44ft capital letters that are situated on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills area overlooking Hollywood, LA. The sign was originally erected in 1923 for an advertisement of real estate but became popular and was left up. From the ground, the sign looks wavy due to the hill gradient but at an equal height, the sign is pretty much level.
Take the DASH bus if travelling by public transport, the bus costs about 50 cents a ride, it runs every 20 minutes; You can board the bus at The Metro Red Line Vermont/Sunset Station. Alternative ways to get there are by hiking or with a tour operator.
Opening Times and Admission
The sign is open at all hours as it is in a public area. Obviously, the best time to visit is in daylight. As it is situated in a public area access to the sign is free.