Central Garden at the Getty Center


The Central Garden at the Getty Center in Los Angeles was created by artist Robert Irwin.  Its 134,000 sq. ft. contain over 500 varieties of plants and a stream that cascades over a stone waterfall into a pool with a floating maze of azaleas.

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J. Paul Getty Museum


The Getty Museum, designed by architect Richard Meier, is on a hilltop just west of the 405 freeway in Los Angeles and offers good views of Bel-Air and the surrounding Southern California landscape.  Be sure and check out the renowned impressionist and post-impressionist paintings by van Gogh (Irises), Renoir, and Monet.

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