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  • Jahdiel E.
    "The canals are a fantastic and scenic place to walk paddle and more!"(16 Tips)
    jansen c.
    "Nice view and you will find some awesome houses along the canal"(11 Tips)
    Tara R.
    "Beautiful hidden treasure."(3 Tips)
    Wejdan
    "What a great place!! Nice view,cute homes, and quite."(7 Tips)
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  • Dress for the Date
    Dress for the DateSeptember 29, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Man-made canals built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as part of his Venice of America plan. Before 1929 the area was approximately three to four times as large as today. Perfect for a stroll or run
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • cft
    cftDecember 28, 2015
    Fantastic for a walk, you may see things like a bluegrass music garden rehearsal. Get a bike and don't hesitate to go to the Marina. Venice beach is a must see, but could do with a cleanup.
  • Kenneth
    KennethMarch 14, 2016
    Worth a visit for a short stroll if your in the area... Would be cool to own one of these one day! Relaxed feel about the houses and on a sunny day it's a great visit to break up the crazy beaches
  • Bruce H.
    Bruce HudsonJuly 30, 2015
    The light changes daily. Sometimes foggy, mostly sunny. Great sunsets from the eastern side. There is a boat parade each December. Lots of cameras - tourists, professionals & the occasional film crew.
  • Katherine M.
    Katherine M.October 8, 2014
    Disarmingly lovely and placid neighborhood in the midst of wild Venice. The houses and the interconnecting canals they perch on were built in 1905. Many residents have boats moored out front.
  • Philipp
    PhilippJune 11, 2013
    Great for walking and taking pictures. But have in mind that people live here and not everyone likes to have snoopy tourists on their patio.
  • Adriano T.
    Adriano TadaoDecember 1, 2016
    For sure the nicest place with house of the entirely Los Angeles. I need to confess that I leaved this place if a big desire to buy a house there! Just amazing.
  • zgrat
    zgratAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Great place for a walk or run, just watch out for dog poop that didn't get picked up. Also a nesting area for ducks during the spring and summer months.
  • Juston P.
    Juston PayneJanuary 8, 2012
    One of the most distinct places in LA, and also one of the best to stroll for a few hours. The houses' architecture is fascinating. Beware of marauding flocks of geese. They will snarl at you.
  • Selena V.
    Selena VidyaApril 8, 2013
    Great architecture and feel. It's like a little, gorgeous hideaway from the noise and people of Venice. There are lots of people walking dogs though...
  • Kali K.
    Kali KrossJanuary 23, 2012
    My college friend & I used to grab Jamaican food, drive over to the Canals, & sit on one of the bridges as we talked and bonded. Come to think of it... This would make a great date!
  • Wejdan
    WejdanNovember 30, 2015
    What a great place!! Nice view,cute homes, and quite. You'll find yourself walking for hours. A must visit in the area!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Priyanka R.
    Straight out of a storybook. Its absolutely beautiful; the canals are framed with cute houses on either sides, and bridges decorated in little lights.
  • kathy kay j.
    kathy kay jimenezSeptember 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    It's always nice taking a stroll down the canals. There's ducks roaming around that are great to look at but don't try and feed them.
  • HowAboutWe
    HowAboutWeApril 14, 2011
    Not only is this a romantic walking destination, but it's one of LA's best running paths as well. Catch the sunset at the beach and you're guaranteed another date.
  • Jahdiel E.
    Jahdiel EstradaJuly 12, 2016
    The canals are a fantastic and scenic place to walk paddle and more! Try to check it out when you're near by!
  • Christina C.
    Christina ChinFebruary 5
    Cute area with cool unique homes to look at..kinda feel like a peeping Tom, being able to see into ppl homes
  • Matt O.
    Matt OrrAugust 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Walk the canals just after sunset. It's a different place! You can hear people enjoying wine and laughter. I know it sounds a bit cheezy but it's worth doing.
  • Katherine S.
    Katherine SMarch 22, 2012
    beautiful location; free parking nearby. the houses are fun to look at, makes for a nice stroll with someone special
  • Heidi R.
    Heidi RiebsMay 1, 2015
    Awesome place for an evening walk. A definite must-do at Christmas time - The bridges are decorated.
  • Raul S.
    Raul SananesJuly 15, 2013
    Spectacular views! Nice place to walk around and take great pics
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaMarch 12, 2016
    Very cute and cozy neighborhood with amazing houses.
  • Hart L.
    Hart LamburMarch 11, 2013
    Get my sister to give you an architectural tour of the canals. Amazing place to spend an afternoon in Venice.
  • Michelle M.
    Michelle MorenoJanuary 2, 2014
    😊Endless ideas... So much time, art, and passion... Thank you to all for the addition to the beauty of life...
  • jansen c.
    jansen cJuly 5, 2015
    Nice view and you will find some awesome houses along the canal
  • Jon S.
    Jon SanchezDecember 28, 2015
    It is hard to really see the lights unless you walk. you can drive but there is only one road, which is a one way.
  • 987LA
    987LAJune 24, 2010
    These real canals date from 1905 when tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney (yes, as in the street) dug them as part of a vast resort town he modeled after Venice, Italy. Read more
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CouldwellJuly 3, 2015
    Love how every house is wildly different to the next. Best viewed at night.
  • Dan G.
    Dan GoodwinAugust 31, 2014
    Very quite and scenic. Worth the time to visit a iconic place
  • Michael G.
    Michael GaraMarch 22, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Food @ baja cantina (down the st) just good - but the overall feel is very nice. Great for tourists or visitors
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph KNovember 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Gets real foggy 💭@ about 9pm-ish, come Winter time 💭💭💭💭
  • Edward H.
    Edward HutchinsonOctober 19, 2016
    Beautiful setting. I would love to live here!!
  • Andrew R.
    Andrew RamseySeptember 13, 2016
    Everyone stops to take pictures at the first one. There are like 4. Keep walking to get an unencumbered view
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesJuly 14, 2011
    Duck! Venice, @GoSantaMonica & @MarinaDelRey_CA folks can bike the Venice Canals & quack w/ the local birds ;)
  • Riccardo D.
    Riccardo DaidoneAugust 12, 2014
    Nothing compared to the real Venice, anyway very cool and relaxing spot!
  • Tara R.
    Tara R.August 20, 2013
    Beautiful hidden treasure. Great views, and pretty homes.
  • Meilissa
    MeilissaMay 17, 2015
    Beautiful place to take a walk around.
  • Trisha
    TrishaJuly 28, 2012
    Park in the neighborhood before the canals start. Plenty of parking!
  • Katy K.
    Katy KarasMarch 27, 2016
    Beautiful, worth finding a parking space and walk 🚶 along the canals
  • Caroline
    CarolineJuly 19, 2012
    Come to either see the canals or sneak peeks into some very fancy homes.
  • Wendy
    WendyFebruary 5, 2015
    Peaceful, cute, fairytalelike. Love it!
  • J Michael J.
    J Michael JohnsonJuly 5, 2012
    Great place to walk around and escape from the business of LA.
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChoateSeptember 22, 2013
    Amazingly beautiful!
  • Chris G.
    Chris GDecember 1, 2010
    These make up for the awful Venice Beach boardwalk. Incredibly beautiful...take pictures.
  • Doss D.
    Doss Deleon-DingliMarch 24, 2015
    Before 10 AM you can walk the canals in silence.
  • Henie R.
    Henie ReisingerAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Lovely place to visit and dine al fresco with friends
  • Nicole Y.
    Nicole YaleJune 16, 2013
    Venice Market, West Third (original Farmer's Market)
  • Mark A.
    Mark AApril 10, 2015
    A very nice spot to visit.
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaMarch 12, 2016
    Location where Hank Moody spent time with her daughter!
  • Begum T.
    Begum Tekin CiftciAugust 6, 2014
    Beautiful. Lovely houses. So prettty.
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