Griffith Observatory is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

1. Griffith Observatory

9.3
2800 E Observatory Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Observatory · 640 tips and reviews

Diana K.Diana K.: This wasn't at the top of my to-see list, but it was actually very impressive. Loved the beautiful observatory, the breathtaking views of the city and mountains,, and the planetarium show.

Shawn P.Shawn Phillips: The views are great and the exhibits are awesome. Free too!

Leon P.Leon Palafox: A great place to go, and an amazing view, one of the best observatories I've been

J. Paul Getty Museum is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

2. J. Paul Getty Museum

9.4
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Art Museum · Brentwood · 503 tips and reviews

Vincent R.Vincent Ramos: The outdoor gardens and the views are fantastic, but do spend time with the amazing indoor offerings: incredible European art, from Van Gogh to Titian.

Daniel L.Daniel L.: Breathtaking views, romantic gardens and patios, plenty of picnic lawn and table spaces ... Pack a snack and come up in the later afternoon to watch the sunset.

Neiki U.Neiki Ullah: Great, easy stop for tourists or locals. A really unique and clear view of the city plus cool art inside.

Perch is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

3. Perch

8.9
448 S Hill St (13th Floor), Los Angeles, CA
French Restaurant · 240 tips and reviews

Shamim R.Shamim Rehman: Amazing view of the city and solid pours at the bar. Recommended

Eve P.Eve Paradox: During the summer they have live music...and great views. Jazz, wine & amazing views...what are you waiting for?

Jana S.Jana Steele: Amazing view of Pershing square and live music on the heated patio. Get there early for a seat!

Runyon Canyon Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

4. Runyon Canyon Park

9.2
2000 N Fuller Ave (at Hillside Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Park · 358 tips and reviews

Raj P.Raj Patel: Great hike with amazing views of beautiful Los Angeles. Run as much as you can for an awesome workout.

crazy h.crazy house: my favorite place to hang out! the 360° view from the Mulholland entrance! U will never 4get that view!

Sebastian M.Sebastian Montoya: There is always a great chance you will see a celebrity hiking it, great views from the top, a hidden tennis court and plenty of great looking people...definitely a fun fun hike Read more.

Soho House is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

5. Soho House

9.1
9200 Sunset Boulevard (at Cory Ave), West Hollywood, CA
Lounge · 157 tips and reviews

JohnniesworldJohnniesworld: Order the Brasil Basil Smash! It's off the hook! Then kick back and enjoy the wicked views!!

Nicole Amber P.Nicole Amber Pierce: One of the best spots in LA. Great views and good drinks, oh and the photo-booth is fun!

LuckyLucky: Gorgeous city view, great off-the-menu cocktails.

Yamashiro Hollywood is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

6. Yamashiro Hollywood

8.6
1999 N Sycamore Ave (at Fitch Dr.), California
Sushi Restaurant · 116 tips and reviews

Joy A.Joy Allen: The best view in Los Angeles! Great food and drinks too! I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, it turned out even better than I had planned. I highly recommend going here :)

y c.y content: Great view, great food, great prices. Hit the Pagoda Bar and check out the garden area. Farmer's Market 5pm-9pm on Thursdays. Lamb & Maine Lobster were succulent^2

Stacey T.Stacey Todd: get there by sunset, and watch the city glow during magic hour! grand food, ambiance, drinks patrons and service :D

Griffith Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

7. Griffith Park

9.5
Griffith Park Dr (Mount Hollywood Dr), Los Angeles, CA
Park · Los Feliz · 151 tips and reviews

Nicole M.Nicole M: There's a great hike for out-of-town visitors. Starts near merry-go-round. 360 views of LA and Valley from the top, plus great views of Hollywood sign. But beware...a long uphill!

Join_MarcJoin_Marc: Worth it ! - Make shure you'll be there for the sunset. LA, Stars, Hollywood Sign, sunset, what else do you want? (Bring a pullover with you - might get a little cold up there) Btw. Its FREE!

KatrinaKatrina: Great place to come and see the Hollywood sign and LA for free. Great to bring out of town friends and LA newbies. Such a breathtaking view of the city!! <3

The Penthouse is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

8. The Penthouse

8.6
1111 2nd St (at Wilshire Blvd), Santa Monica, CA
New American Restaurant · Wilshire-Montana · 101 tips and reviews

Shadi M.Shadi Mehraein: Best views of LA in Santa Monica. Sit at the bar, order one of their yummy cocktails and bar food. Nothing we ate or drank was bad :)

Nina M.Nina Mo: Kate at the bar is the best!! Great views. Great night spot. Also great for brunch! Benedict, aperol smash, any flatbread, breakfast burger, kogi sliders, viet stk sandwich... Too many to name!

Y N.Y N: Gorgeous views of the Pacific and Santa Monica. The black truffle flatbread is fantastic!

Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

9. Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

9.3
6300 Hetzler Rd (at Jefferson Blvd.), Culver City, CA
Scenic Lookout · 79 tips and reviews

Cindy C.Cindy C.: Beautiful 360* view of L.A. at the top of the stairs. Climb those stairs, your buns will thank you. Also, watch out for snakes!!

Aida C.Aida Cosmetics: This the best workout and the view is awsome! <3

Ian C.Ian Cabrera: Great workout! 270 big stairs up. About 10-15 to the top. Wonderful view!! Popular spot but not congested!

Palisades Park is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

10. Palisades Park

9.3
Ocean Ave (btwn Colorado & Adelaide), Santa Monica, CA
Park · Wilshire-Montana · 57 tips and reviews

Cilt & Co.Cilt & Co.: Very scenic spot to walk, run, ride your bike, or just have a picnic.

Los AngelesLos Angeles: Features some of the city’s most magnificent sunsets & ocean views. It’s one of the city’s oldest parks! A jogging and biking path runs along steep cliffs overlooking the Pacific.

~A P.~A P: Scenic ocean views, great spot for a walk or picnic - feels a world away from LA's urban landscapes...

Santa Monica State Beach is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

11. Santa Monica State Beach

9.4
1432 Palisades Beach Rd (at Colorado Ave), Santa Monica, CA
Beach · Downtown Santa Monica · 334 tips and reviews

Lee C.Lee Croucher: Amazing beach, amazing pier, amazing sunsets - get to the pier for 19:30 for sunsets

Katherine C.Katherine Coles: Beautiful scenery, generally very clean, toilets and an easy walk from parking near Third Street or off the PCH.

Katherine C.Katherine Coles: Beautiful scenery and very relaxing. Easy walk to Third Street and many options for parking. Generally very clean. Toilets available at certain points.

The Getty Center is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

12. The Getty Center

9.6
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Arts and Entertainment · Brentwood · 42 tips and reviews

CamillaCamilla: Beautiful view of the city, garden is absolutely breathtaking. Bring a picnic basket and a blanket and enjoy life.

Erika R.Erika Robbins: Beautiful gardens and views of Los Angeles. The art exhibits aren't the most fascinating, though.

Hannah S.Hannah S: Go for the art, stay for the sunset!!! Amazing, panoramic views plus you get to see the city lights light up as it gets dark.

Casa Del Mar Hotel is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

13. Casa Del Mar Hotel

8.8
1910 Ocean Way (at Pico Blvd.), Los Angeles, CA
Hotel · West Los Angeles · 73 tips and reviews

JW N.JW Najarian: Love Casa Del Mar. Right on the Ocean with the best bar view of the beach and the ferris wheel at Santa Monica Pier. Great for drinks and to watch the sunset.

Atti J.Atti Jupi: Fantastic view from the suite good staff and superb spa!

KatrinaKatrina: Another beautiful hotel with amazing views. Great to meet friends for a drink.

Peak is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

14. Peak

9.1
2000 N Fuller Ave (at Desmonds Estate Rd), Los Angeles, CA
Scenic Lookout · 41 tips and reviews

Carlee P.Carlee Potter: Great views and a great workout; do it at your own pace. I recommend taking water & a scarf or napkin to cover your nose & mouth when dust whirlwinds hit you.

James M.James Min: I like going the counter-clockwise direction from Fuller. After summitting I prefer the long consistent descent. The views from the mansion at top are also best from this direction, IMO.

Christopher J.Christopher Jones: Some of the best views in the city for hiking

Griffith Park Trail is one of The 15 Best Places for Sunsets in Los Angeles.

15. Griffith Park Trail

9.2
W Observatory Trail (Western Canyon Rd), Los Angeles, CA
Hiking Trail · 78 tips and reviews

Anthony E.Anthony Echeverria: Beautiful views and plenty of trails.

Kat L.Kat Levy: Gorgeous views along w/ a great workout! Less people than at Runyon Canyon. Wear running shoes, trails can be slippery. Next to the zoo & golf course so it's a perfect spot for the whole family!

Andrew S.Andrew Silva: Such a good hike!! Once you get to the top, the view of the city is amazing. You can see the Hollywood sign as well