If there was one word to describe Los Angeles it would have to be diverse; for diversity is not only a characteristic of Los Angeles' geography, but it also describes the approximately 11 million people who call it home. Los Angeles is home to people from over 140 countries speaking 96 different languages. There are more than 2,000 museums, galleries, theaters and other attractions in Los Angeles. Los Angeles offers beaches, restaurants, people watching and sports. Stroll through vintage Hollywood along the Walk of Fame, stop to catch a show at Mann's Chinese Theatre, then duck into the Roosevelt Hotel, recently restored to its old Hollywood glory. Rodeo Drive showcases the latest trends.
Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world. Hollywood is only a few minutes away with the wonderland known as Universal Studios. Los Angeles has played a major role in the development of television, music, fashion and art and it is currently at the forefront in creating and maintaining a diverse center of pop and traditional culture. The area also features dozens of annual events, from parades, to sporting meets to festivals. No matter where you travel in and near Los Angeles, there is always something to do or see.