Check out GTA in real life.

Grand Theft Auto in real life

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Quick! What do you do when you live in Los Angeles (a city playing host to the latest Grand Theft Auto game), have a camera, and a few mornings/evenings of free time? If you answered “try to recreate GTA V,” you’re spot on.

*No cars or hookers were harmed in the making of this post.

Downtown Los Santos vs Downtown Los Angeles

Outside the GTA 5 Biltmore Hotel in Los Santos
The Biltmore, as seen in GTA 5.

Outside the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. Biltmore Hotel, Downtown, Los Angeles.

Building based on the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown, Los Angeles.

Looking down a tunnel in Downtown Los Santos Tunnels in Downtown, Los Santos.

Looking down a tunnel in Downtown Los Angeles Tunnels in Downtown, Los Angeles.
Tunnels in Downtown Los Angeles.

Citibank building in GTA V Citibank Building in GTA V

Citibank building in real life US Bank building in real life
US Bank Building

Chumash, Los Santos vs Malibu, Los Angeles

malibu pier game malibu pier real

The Malibu Pier and Chumash Pier.

Del Perro, Los Santos vs Santa Monica, Los Angeles

SM welcome game SM welcome real

Pier sign.

boardwalk game boardwalk real

Boardwalk.

pch game pch real

Santa Monica and Del Perro at sunset.

Standing on the Del Perro Pier Del Perro Pier, Del Perro, San Andreas.

Standing on the Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California.

The Santa Monica Pier and the Del Perro Pier.

ferris wheel game ferris wheel real

Santa Monica Ferris Wheel.

pac park game pac park real

Pleasure Pier sign vs Pacific Park Sign.

astro game astro real

Third Street Promenade.

West Vinewood, Los Santos vs West Hollywood, Los Angeles

Outside of Tequilla-a-la-la Tequil-la-la in West Vinewood, San Andreas.

Outside of Whiskey-a-go-go Whiskey-a-go-go in West Hollywood, California

Whiskey A-go-go and Tequi-la-la in West Hollywood/West Vinewood.

Overlooking stores from the first GTA V trailer. Random Stores seen from the first GTA V trailer.

Overlooking stores from the first GTA V trailer. Real life random Stores seen from the first GTA V trailer.

Store fronts seen in the first trailer.

Looking up at a hotel in Grand Theft Auto V. A remake of a famous hotel on Sunset Blvd.[/caption] Looking up at a hotel on Sunset Blvd. A famous hotel on Sunset Blvd.
Hotel on Sunset Blvd.

Blue office building in Los Santos Artists Agency, West Vinewood, San Andreas.

Blue office building in Los Angeles. Artists Agency, West Hollywood, California.

Artists Agency on Sunset Blvd.

Rockford Hills, Los Santos vs Beverly Hills, Los Angeles

beverly hotel game beverly hotel real

The Richman/Beverly Hills Hotel.

church game

church real

Church near Michael De Santa’s house.

rodeo drive game

rodeo drive real

Rodeo Drive.

Vinewood, Los Santos vs Hollywood, Los Angeles

Standing outside of Bishop's WTF in Vinewood, San Andreas. Bishop’s WTF, Vinewood, San Andreas.

Standing outside of Ripley's Believe it or Not in Hollywood, California Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Hollywood, California.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Bishop’s WTF?!

Outside the famous Chinese Theater in Vinewood, San Andreas Chinese Theater in Vinewood, San Andreas

Outside the famous Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.

Famous Chinese Theater in Vinewood/Hollywood.

Overlooking the Vinewood Sign Vinewood Sign, Vinewood, San Andreas

Overlooking the Hollywood Sign in Hollywood, California Hollywood Sign, Hollywood, California.

Vinewood/Hollywood sign.

observatory game observatory real

Griffith Observatory and the Galileo Observatory.

Fan Made Video

While you’re at it, be sure to check out fan-made selfie video by Johan777

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