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Hollywood Walk of Fame - All That You Need to Know!

By Keirsten Bartley, Posted on 10 Jan, 2024 at 02:23 pm

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Hollywood Walk of Fame - All That You Need to Know!

Situated in Tinseltown, the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a living tribute to the music and entertainment industry. The estimated number of tourists visiting this destination is approx. 10 million annually. This sidewalk is a legendary point that extends through the crowded streets of Hollywood, California. Hollywood Star Walk summarizes the gorgeousness of the excellent bygones of the entertainment industry indulging you in an informative escapade if you love Hollywood. The street is situated among the picturesque tremendous lush palm trees and between the networks of avenues. Each step taken by you, makes you acknowledge several celebrities who were living legends in the past or are still present in Hollywood. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is more than just a destination it's living evidence of how past celebrities tried hard to elevate the film television music radio and theater industries. In this blog, we invite you to a spectacular journey of experiencing a tour of this great landmark, delving into the fascinating hardships faced by celebrities in the entertainment industry to elevate the glistening charm of the Hollywood industry.


History of the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame was founded by E.M. Stuart at the beginning of 1953. Later in 1958 it was perfectly constructed and established. The legendary founder of the Hollywood Walk of Fame stars wanted to honor the celebrated celebrities of the entertainment industry for their hard work and dedication. As a tribute, this place over decades got expanded now featuring over 2600 stars across the various categories. Showbiz lovers and fans of many celebrities annually visit this remarkable destination in huge numbers over the years. Each bronze terrazzo and bronze star embedded on the sidewalks narrates the tales of Hollywood from the beginning to the end showcasing how this casual idea turned into a marvelous international entertainment for people.


Stars Description

Each star embedded on the sidewalk narrates a story about the hard work of those legendary personalities. The Walk of Fame has a total of 2752 stars with a distance of 1.8 m from each other. These constructions are of coral-colored five-pointed stars bordered with bronze. The stars are engraved on a charcoal-dyed background. The names of celebrated personalities are written in brass block letters in the upper portion of each star. The emblems on the stars divide the personalities into six basic entertainment categories.


The Selection Process for Hollywood Walk of Fame

There’s an ultimate criterion for the decision-making process for each celebrity’s name which deserves to be carved out on this sideway. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is responsible for this process of categorizing each famous individual and researching each chosen celebrity. The Hollywood stars are then divided into diverse sections such as film, television, music, radio, and theater.


Ionic Landmarks near Hollywood Walk of Fame

Beyond the sidewalk, there are other attractions present near this destination. The exciting and busy surroundings of this spot are filled with thrilling and remarkable destinations. From the impeccable TCL Chinese Theater, which has celebrity handprints decorated on its walls to the diverse Hollywood and Highland Center, every spot indulges tourists in a remarkable journey. These great concealed treasures of Hollywood are buried in the busy sidewalks and atmosphere of this region. These destinations offer remarkable information about Hollywood stars and give a peek into the stories of their lives.


Hollywood Walk of Fame Location

This famous sideway extends to about 12 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport and includes both sides of Hollywood Boulevard from Grower to La Brea, with additional sides of Vine Street from Yucca to sunset.


Attending a Hollywood Star Ceremony

The best part about this ceremony is that it's free of cost and any individual can view their favorites. There are no tickets taken which means you should arrive early on the scene to properly have a good view of your favorite celebrity. Just some local tips, do wear clothes according to the seasons. Moreover, make sure to apply sunscreen and be properly hydrated. All ceremonies take place at 11:30 am so it's better to be 2 hours earlier.


Future Stars

The world of entertainment is evolving, blowing up with fresh talent and boundary-pushing creativity. They've got to keep pace and continue to honor the truly extraordinary gifts that are out there. This is where the Hollywood Walk of Fame comes in, standing as a shining beacon that celebrates emerging platforms and influential individuals. It's all about making sure that this iconic Walk remains an epic stage for showcasing the incredible talent that exists.


Hotel Recommendation: Hollywood Palm Inn Suites

Hollywood Palm Inn Suites is decorated with utmost care and precision. The clean spacious and warm rooms for guests elevate their overall experiences. All rooms come with a microwave, cable TV, and refrigerator. Other conveniences include free parking onsite and an ATM is available. For snacks and treats a vending machine and daily house services are also available.

Here is the end of our journey of experiencing the remarkable talents of Hollywood. This sidewalk offers a myriad of experiences to every showbiz lover with its exceptional way of giving tributes. Every showbiz aficionado simply has to experience the Hollywood Stars Walk, it's an absolute must-visit!

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Keirsten Bartley

Keirsten left her career in engineering to travel the world. She is a 28 years old girl with some tremendous girl power; she has been traveling for five years now and has been producing awesome content based on her experience. 

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