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Venice is an exciting beach town in the west of Los Angeles, labelled as “a cultural hub known for its eccentricities”. The area has a strong bohemian spirit and is full of free-spirited locals and curious tourists who want to experience its buzzing boardwalk, quirky shops and all-around intoxicating vibe.
Venice is a great place to spend a chilled-out day in Los Angeles. I hope these photos I shot on my recent visit convince you to give it a chance…
Venice Beach Boardwalk
Venice Beach Boardwalk is the centrepiece of Venice and runs parallel to the beach. The boardwalk is home to a number of cool bars, funky shops, entertaining street performers and colourful murals.
The Venice Beach Boardwalk Shops
Tacos, ice-cream, vapes, skates, inappropriate shorts… the boardwalks shops really have everything.
Venice Beach Street Art
There are some truly beautiful, interesting and moving murals around Venice boardwalk.
Venice Beach on Wheels
There’s no better way to experience Venice boardwalk than on wheels!
Venice Beach Skate Bowl
You can stand here for hours watching the talented skateboarders of Venice Beach…
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Venice Beach Basketball Courts
Watch the Venice Beach Basketball League pros practice at this popular Cali sport.
Venice Beach Muscle Beach
Finally, somewhere where it’s not inappropriate to stand and watch buff men working out…
Venice Beach Baywatch
Venice Beach isn’t afraid to flaunt it’s Baywatch connection…
Last but by no means least, Venice Beach itself…