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A walker's guide to Los Angeles: From famous landmarks to less obvious gems

How to explore on foot in a metropolis said to be 'unwalkable'

05 January 2020 - 00:03 By Luciana Bellini

The first piece of advice anyone gives when you're planning a trip to Los Angeles is "hire a car - and make sure it's a big one".

LA has long been touted as an unwalkable city. A behemoth that measures 44 miles across, it is a sprawling urban metropolis made up of several different - cities within a city, with no discernible centre and a virtually non-existent - public transport system...

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