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“Old Coney Island style”
Review of Santa Monica Pier

Santa Monica Pier
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US$27,95*
and up
Ticket to Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier
Ranked #1 of 110 things to do in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This bustling wooden wharf is the place to be, with its eateries, shops, high-tech arcade, roller coaster, giant Ferris wheel and other rides, famous 1922 indoor merry-go-round and fantastic views of the bay and the mountains.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing so special, this place seems like Coney Island in New York area everything is focused on tourists.

Thank Alle_Ferla
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"nice walk"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like a sardine, way busy on a Wednesday evening. The surface is rough watch your step. I wasted ice cream but not soft serve. Soft was everywhere but I did not find traditional ice cream :(

Thank Edward M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family friendly a little tack, carnival games and crowd. We had fun. It can get a little cool at night. Felt very safe.

Thank 1Racer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the day here with our kids. Surfed, rode bikes and hung out on the pier with our dog. Weather was good and not to crowded. One of the street performers was playing that song and dancing (if you've seen him he's hard to forget)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry but there are better places to spend your time. I did not enjoy the chaos of Santa Monica pier at all. This was my second visit and I only went reluctantly because friends I was traveling with had never seen it. Now they can say been there, done that and they have no desire to go back either. Also... hold on to your wallet!

Thank BeachyKeen68
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