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UCLA - University of California Los Angeles
was established in 1919 and the original campus was designed in 1925 and opened in 1929. The original 4 campus buildings were designed in Romanesque style by the local firm Allison & Allison.
UCLA spreads on large grounds, almost 419 acres (170 ha) and has around 35,000 students. A visit to UCLA is a must when visiting Los Angeles
. A stroll under the large ficus trees and around the beautiful buildings gives you a sense of serenity and calm.
Fowler Museum, New Wight Art Gallery, Mildred E Mathis Botanical Garden, Westwood Memorial Park and Franklin D Murphy Sculpture Garden are just some of the sights around the campus.
The Fowler Museum of Cultural History
has exhibitions focusing on prehistoric and contemporary societies.
The Mildred E Mathis Botanical Garden
contains rare and native species and is open daily from 8 AM to 4PM.
Westwood Memorial Park
is small cemetery where a lot of celebrities were buried. The final resting place for Marilyn Monroe is here.
The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center
at UCLA exhibits mostly post impressionist paintings from the collection of businessman Armand Hammer as well as different collections shown on a rotating basis.
Where is UCLA: Westwood Village
Visit the UCLA official web site here
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