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View Poll Results: What world city is most like Los Angeles, California?
London 2 2.04%
Hong Kong 0 0%
Paris 0 0%
Singapore 0 0%
Tokyo 1 1.02%
Sydney 31 31.63%
Dubai 3 3.06%
Bombay 3 3.06%
Milan 0 0%
Moscow 0 0%
Sao Paulo 1 1.02%
Frankfurt 0 0%
Toronto 2 2.04%
Madrid 2 2.04%
Mexico City 23 23.47%
Amsterdam 0 0%
Kuala Lumpur 2 2.04%
Brussels 0 0%
Seoul 1 1.02%
Johannesburg 2 2.04%
Buenos Aires 4 4.08%
Vienna 1 1.02%
Prague 1 1.02%
Budapest 0 0%
Bangkok 2 2.04%
Other 17 17.35%
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Old 06-04-2015, 07:36 AM
 
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Mexico City is a good choice, actually. It seems a lot denser/more urban though.

I agree shirley. No one who's been to both (as I have) can seriously think the two are that similar.
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Old 06-04-2015, 04:40 PM
 
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Mexico City, then Sao Paulo
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Old 06-04-2015, 04:43 PM
 
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
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Mexico City, then Sao Paulo
There is an american which visited São Paulo posting a video on YouTube, he said that the city looks more or less as if NYC throwed up on Los Angeles. A lot of high rises like NYC and the sprawl of LA.
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Old 06-04-2015, 04:51 PM
 
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There is an american which visited São Paulo posting a video on YouTube, he said that the city looks more or less as if NYC throwed up on Los Angeles. A lot of high rises like NYC and the sprawl of LA.
Sounds about right
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Old 06-04-2015, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Placitas, New Mexico
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Phoenix is like LA but without beaches.
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Old 06-06-2015, 08:55 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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No not at all. Sydney and LA have next to nothing in common, other than the beach culture. Sydney's geography is completely different to Los Angeles. LA is hilly, then mountainous, while Sydney is generally flat and only slightly hilly in some areas, and even then, its very little. Sydney's inner city is situated on and divided by a harbour, while LA's downtown is almost central rather than coastal, with suburbs that spring around and outwards. LA has been modernised, while Sydney's downtown has retained a lot of its European history.
Sydney is very hilly to the north and southeast. There's a region called North Hills.

And to the west there's the Blue Mountains.
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Old 06-06-2015, 05:28 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Phoenix is like LA but without beaches.
Definitely not the case at all.
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Old 06-06-2015, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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There is an american which visited São Paulo posting a video on YouTube, he said that the city looks more or less as if NYC throwed up on Los Angeles. A lot of high rises like NYC and the sprawl of LA.
Los Angeles has more in common with Rio de Janeiro than Sao Paulo.
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:16 PM
 
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Los Angeles has more in common with Rio de Janeiro than Sao Paulo.
Much more, but i believe the correct comparison is Rio and Miami.
Lima, Perú with Santiago, Chile are the best option in Latin America.
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Old 06-07-2015, 10:04 AM
 
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Definitely not the case at all.
I'd say there's a lot of truth to it. LA is pretty diverse, so it depends where. Phoenix is pretty similar to places in eastern metro LA, Riverside, San Bernardino etc.
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