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The Canals of The Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

The Canals of The Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas (must see)

The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is a luxury hotel and casino resort situated between Harrah's and The Palazzo on the east side of the Las Vegas Strip, on the site of the old Sands Hotel. The complex is the world's second-largest hotel, with 4,049 rooms, 3,068 suites ranging in price from $169 to $10,000 per night and a 120,000-square-foot (11,000 m2) casino.

The Canals of The Venetian Hotel are a grandiose architectural achievement. Apart from affording an outstanding view, it recreates a great deal of Italian atmosphere, making it a very romantic place. The hotel uses Venice, Italy as its design inspiration and features architectural replicas of various Venetian landmarks, such as the Palazzo Ducale, Piazza San Marco, Piazzetta di San Marco, the Lion of Venice Column & the Column of Saint Theodore, St Mark's Campanile, and the Rialto Bridge.

The resort opened on May 3, 1999, with flutter of white doves, sounding trumpets and singing gondoliers. Actress Sophia Loren joined The Venetian Chairman and Owner, Sheldon G. Adelson, in dedicating the first motorized gondola. Built at a cost of $1.5 billion, it was one of the most expensive resorts of its kind when opened.

On June 27, 2003, the 1,013-room Venezia Tower opened, built on top of the garage parking lot. Designed by KlingStubbins, the hotel tower contains 36 stories and rises 475 feet (145 m).
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The Canals of The Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino on Map

Sight Name: The Canals of The Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino
Sight Location: Las Vegas, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Las Vegas, Nevada

Create Your Own Walk in Las Vegas

Create Your Own Walk in Las Vegas

Creating your own self-guided walk in Las Vegas is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Las Vegas Boulevard Walking Tour

Las Vegas Boulevard Walking Tour

Built amid Nevada’s Mojave Desert, Las Vegas is an iconic destination renowned for its round-the-clock casinos and numerous entertainment options. Las Vegas Strip is one of the greatest entertainment places in the world, as well as the densest collection of neon lights. A walk down the Strip is an all-inclusive Las Vegas experience - an adventure that comprises 75 years of history, glamour and...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Wedding Chapels Walking Tour

Wedding Chapels Walking Tour

Las Vegas is rightfully considered the wedding capital of the world. It is very easy to get married in Las Vegas as the city offers a wide selection of wedding chapels of different styles to make all your dreams come true and make this important day a special one. You may choose a traditional small ceremony or a great costumed party - everything is available. Take the following tour to find out...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Gangster Attractions Tour

Gangster Attractions Tour

Known for its glitz and glamour, Las Vegas wouldn't be what it is without the involvement of mobster “wiseguys”. There are still a few places in the city, like the El Cortez and Flamingo hotels, that evoke the mob-tinged Vegas heyday and inspired a bunch of Hollywood movies. Take this self-guided tour to see some of the most famous mob spots in fabulous Las Vegas that haven't yet...  view more

Tour Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 10.2 Km or 6.3 Miles
Downtown Walking Tour

Downtown Walking Tour

Las Vegas has no shortage of exciting tourist attractions, such as peculiar museums (e.g. Neon Museum and Mob Museum), art galleries, cultural centers (Downtown Container Park), and other notable landmarks and sights well worth exploring. Take this self-guided walking tour to see the most interesting tourist hot-spots in downtown Las Vegas.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles

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