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Third Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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A moviegoer's haven, this colorful three-block stretch, open to pedestrians only, has some 20 movie theater screens, hundreds of stores, numerous restaurants, animal topiaries and street entertainment running the gamut from dancers to fortune...More
All reviews great shopping chain stores outdoor mall santa monica place apple store movie theaters lots of shops great place to shop great people watching street artists window shopping few blocks farmers market nice walk homeless people walk around few hours
While in Santa Monica for 6 nights we visited 2 times. Easy walk from hotel. Great place to shop and many places to eat at. Best thing is the entertainment along the promenade. Grab a drink and watch some interesting folks. Worth the trip.
Great shopping area all the top shops and so many great places to eat!Lots of seating to just chill and watch the humanity pass by!Apple store here too if you need an upgrade or repair.Great place to pass a few hours!
Wednesday's are a refreshing change when the local farmers take over and offer fresh produce, locally produced eggs, meats, honey, and many other products.
A nice walk, fresh eggs and fruit for breakfast and fresh lavender for my room. I wish they had markets this...More
Third Street Promenade is a lovely shopping area with a variety of stores. If one is not in the shopping mood it is a great area to stroll along the street with areas to sit and relax, and for children to play.
We spent a morning here browsing in the shops. This is a nice clean and well kept area with plenty of public seating. The Farmers Market was on when we went (Wednesday) so we bought food and drink from there and sat on the public...More
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller
coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.