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LA LA LAND Filming Location Tour!

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LALALAND became one of the remarkable movies in the world at the beginning of this year through the Academy Awards.

Our staff went to the filming locations as many as we could in one day.

We left at noon near LAX and ended up at 7:00PM in Pasadena.

Of course, we took the PRIUS C; the car that Mia drives in the movie!

Here are the photos from the day. Let’s see how many locations we could visit!

Enjoyed the Jazz music and brunch at Lighthouse Café

Lighthouse café is one of the filming locations in Hermosa Beach.

The scene that Mia dances along with Sebastian’s piano playing at this Jazz bar was pretty memorable.

Different genres of music are played at the Lighthouse café every day.

You should check out the schedule what kind of music is played before you go!

We went for the Jazz performance in the Sunday morning and had a brunch there.

You can choose Mexican breakfast or American breakfast menu at reasonable pricing, and enjoy beautiful live music at the same time.


The scene that Sebastian sings and dances at the pier at the sunset after leaving Lighthouse café was shot at Hermosa Beach pier.

It was a very hot day so there were a lot of people surfing, swimming and sunbathing at the beach.

You can see Santa Monica and Venice beach in the North and Palos Verdes in the South from the pier.

The Unique architecture Watts Towers

Watts Towers are located in the Watts area where it is not a very safe area so we recommend you to go there during the day time.

It was used for the one of the dating scenes of Sebastian and Mia.

The architecture was already famous before the movie, but it became even more famous after LALALAND.

The main dining in Down Town, Grand Central Market

Sebastian and Mia had a meal at the corner of the counter at one of the diners in Grand Central Market.

When you say “market”, you may picture something lively with local people such as farmer market, but you can find a lot of good diners and café in this place.

We took a photo at the diner which was actually used in the movie

Angels Flight Railway

Situated on the backside of the Grand Central Market, this railway was also used for a date scene.

It was actually a rare thing to see somebody inside the train because due to safety reason

The train car is not running and you are not allowed to get on it now.

Therefore, you won’t be able to go closer than the photo shows, but it is still a good distance to watch and feel the atmosphere of it.

Historic Rialto Theater

The theater which was built more than 100 years ago is located at the South side of Pasadena.
There were multiple important scenes that were shot here.

It is closed now but still reserves the exterior of the building as in the film.

If you are a LA LA LAND fan, you definitely want to visit here once!

Colorado Street Bridge

The Colorado Street bridge was shown one of the dating scenes in the movie.

You can drive throw on the bridge but you can also walk on the side-walk.

It would be a pleasant neighborhood to walk around because it is a richer area with full of greens.

That’s all we went for the LA LA LAND filming locations spending half day.
There are even more filming locations in Los Angeles.
Why not rent a car from

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