Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

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The Third Street Promenade is a pedestrian mall shopping, dining and entertainment complex in the downtown area of Santa Monica, California. It is considered a premier shopping and dining district on the Westside and draws crowds from all over the Greater Los Angeles Area. Due to easy access to Downtown Los Angeles via the Expo Line's terminus station, its proximity to historic Santa Monica Pier and the Pacific Ocean coupled with Los Angeles's mild climate, it is also a popular tourist destination.
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  • 3rd Street Promenade can be one of the fun experiences in Santa Monica. Lots of stores but also street performers and restaurants - and the weather is always good.  more »
  • Loved this street. Deck chairs to sit on while you watch the street performers. Some good shops and plenty of food and drink outlets  more »
  • Lots to see and experience here. After-dinner walking fun in the evening with outdoor entertainment and several performers playing live music. Especially liked the young couple on acoustic guitars...  more »
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