We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Amazing art, amazing stories

Little known art gem free to the public, the Great Wall of LA is about a half-mile stretch of the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Los Angeles, California
All of California history in less than a mile

This extremely well done mural depicts all of California history from ancient times to the late... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Read all 14 reviews
All photos (52)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12920 W. Oxnard Blvd., Valley Glen, Los Angeles, CA 91401
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Los Angeles
from US$84.00
More Info
from US$21.00
More Info
from US$19.99
More Info
from US$105.00
More Info
Reviews (14)
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewscoldwater canyongreat history lessonriverinhabitantscenturymuralsdepictedprehistoricnativecaliforniaartists
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With love of art..I took 2 hours travel to see these wall of painting but was thoroughly disappointed.paintings are good..can see history and major events which changed the situation.. struggle..but they are painted as dam walls ..but no water in dams..were dry and painting were...More

Thank Seema G
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Little known art gem free to the public, the Great Wall of LA is about a half-mile stretch of the Tujunga Flood Control Channel which is the site of an incredibly visionary project bringing the City of Los Angeles, professional artists, kids from the community,...More

Thank randylee223
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This extremely well done mural depicts all of California history from ancient times to the late 20th century, largely from the point of view from the inhabitants. Many history books tell how the Spanish missionaries came to California to enlighten the natives. Well, that's not...More

1  Thank Globe_trotter_100
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I have been admiring this landmark throughout my entire life and it is a great perspective on history and the struggle. It is a respected piece of art that shall be enjoyed for generations to come. My Cousin Josh has a replica of a couple...More

Thank Stu G
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The Great Wall of Los Angles, we were there and its a wonderful description of history. It's located on the cement wall of the Los Angles river. Its easy to find of your GPS. If you drive by the high school go back and turn...More

Thank LloydWinstead
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is the most amazing mural which depicts the history of California through the 1950's. There are many panels I'd never heard of before that I want to research. The mural itself is of significance as it is among the top three longest murals in...More

Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is a wonderful history of LA/CA from a leftist perspective. It's 1/2 mile of art work, planned by a well-known public artist and professor and painted by 400 students and their families beginning about 40 years ago and restored a few years ago. Easy...More

Thank RomeTheSecondTime
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is an amazing public art piece that should not be missed by either art fans or history buffs. Begun in 1976, the Great Wall of LA depicts the history of the area primarily from the perspective of its human inhabitants. It begins with prehistory,...More

1  Thank DonnaSPDX
Reviewed 27 July 2015

What an amazing accomplishment and vision. The refurbishment of this expansive mural has brighten and re-energized the mural, the colors now pop! An experience off the beaten path and not your ordinary are "scene". Well worth the trip, experience, and conversations of LA's history that...More

1  Thank JAR411
Reviewed 9 June 2015

I know many tourists like commercial things or big-deal attractions, and this isn't among them. It's a half-mile-long mural painted by local people depicting the history of California and Los Angeles. Colors are bright. The mural is clean and free of graffiti -- maybe because...More

1  Thank 44Boppa
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Great Wall of Los Angeles staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines