Venice Canals Walkway, Los Angeles

Escape the city noise and traffic at the Venice Canals Walkway, part of the Venice Canal Historic District. The canals, built by Abbot Kinney in 1905, were intended to resemble the canals of Venice, Italy. They were drained and renovated into scenic walking paths in 1992. Enjoy a relaxing stroll on the paths and quaint bridges, pausing to admire the charming, architecturally diverse homes along the way. The tranquility of this area is notable, especially in comparison to the nearby Venice Beach Boardwalk. Make Venice Canals Walkway a part of your Los Angeles vacation plans using our Los Angeles tour builder tool .
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  • My friend and I walked around the canals for about an hour as we headed towards the beach from Abbot Kinney Blvd. The bridges are cool to walk over and I liked being able to see the homes and the cana...  more »
  • We came across this place on an early morning run, but had to stop to just stroll, stand on bridges, admire houses amid a sea of tranquility. Gorgeous!  more »
  • I am not sure what time to visit but I did not visit at the right time. As seen from my photos there was not much water in the canals so it was not as fun to see as the photos I saw before visiting.  more »
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  • A must. I have been here several of times and was not aware of the canals until my daughter took us to see it. Really nice. A strong shot of inspiration. Recommended!
  • This area was so calm and peaceful. Nice to walk, nice houses and there were ducks! Aisle little bit narrow but it doesn’t matter. And there’s house is real which people live in there. So who visit here should not interrupt them and there property.
  • I love my neighborhood and mi casa. It's always peaceful going back home after a long day at work. Early morning stroll is always peaceful.
  • The Canals give you a scenic trail that also allows you to see some of the most beautiful and colorful homes that Venice has to offer. There are bridges that allow for easy passage from one section to the next and great photo ops. It's great area to walk through with friends on your way out of this beach town.
  • Picturesque views of man-made canals surrounded by beautiful houses, make for a memorable and photo-op ready location. The famed Venice Beach is also just steps away so you have no excuse not to make a quick stop if you're in the area.
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