"Santa Monica Pier as seen from Venice Beach"
The world-famous Santa Monica Pier offers a variety of entertainment, dining and shopping experiences, including the thrill rides of Pacific Park; a historic 1922 Carousel, an old-fashioned soda fountain, and an interactive aquarium. As you stroll the Pier, enjoy lively street performers - from musicians to artists plus fabulous vendor carts and don't miss some of the best sunsets along the California coast.
The Santa Monica Pier is open 365 days a year. Admission is free.
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