Tour Locations | A Walk in Santa Monica

  • LOCATION 11 | A Walk in Santa Monica

    Carousel

    Welcome to Santa Monica Pier. Stop here for a minute and watch the people go by.

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    If you look behind you and to your right, you'll see a ramp that goes back up to the intersection where this walk started. You might notice that there are a lot of people walking up and down this ramp. I’m not a big fan of crowds, so I took you in the back way.

    Now look at the building you're standing right next to, on your right. Look through the windows – can you see the carousel? It first opened in 1916, but the original carousel is no longer here. It went to San Diego in 1939. But a carousel has always been here. If you saw the movie, The Sting, with Redford and Newman, this is the Carousel they used. The spaces above were originally apartments, but now they are offices.

    When you're ready to move on, turn right and walk along the front of the carousel building, heading towards the ramp. I'll meet you there.

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