Las Vegas Casinos
by Globetrotter on 06 March 2007EN
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Famous Hotels and Casinos at the Las Vegas Strip.
KFC logo seen from space November 2006: Kentucky Fried Chicken claims that they have the first brand http://www.kfc.com/about/newsroom/111406.asp which can be seen from space. The size of the Colonel Sanders Logo is more than 87,500 square feet; 65,000, one-foot by one-foot painted tile pieces; 50 persons; total time for construction was about 3,000 hours. Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas The famous "Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas sign" on the Las Vegas Boulevard was created in 1959 by Betty Willis and Ted Rogich. Plane flying over Street View car Here is a funny Streetview sight: A plane is landing on Mc Carran International Airport in Las Vegas. Just drag the Street View and zoom in to see the plane in full size. Statue of Liberty Replicas Worldwide replicas of the Statue of Liberty. Cirque du Soleil: Resident shows Cirque du Soleil was founded in Quebec, Canada in 1984. It is an entertainment empire that is performing modern circus. The six permanent shows of Cirque du Soleil ("O", KÀ, La Nouba, LOVA, Mytère, Zjmanity) take place in Las Vegas and in Florida. Other fascinating shows are touring through the whole world. Worldwide Hofbräuhäuser Hofbräuhäuser in Munich, Las Vegas, Newport, Seoul, Genova, Miami, Melbourne. Warsteiner Commerical in Las Vegas Warsteiner Beer Commercial on a roof in Las Vegas, USA. Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas The Graceland Wedding Chapel is one of the most prominent chapels for wedding in Las Vegas. It has been featured in films such as "When Fools Rush In" or "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas". Las Vegas New Frontier Hotel Implosion On November 11th 2007 the famous "New Frontier" Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas was demolished (see video). The 65 years old Hotel - which was the second Hotel on the strip - will be replaced by a new modern building. Grand Opening of the "New York Plaza Hotel and Casino" will be in 2011. Las Vegas Casinos Famous Hotels and Casinos at the Las Vegas Strip. Area 51 The military base "Area 51" is located in US state Nevada. Its purpose is the testing of military aircraft and weapons systems. Stratosphere Las Vegas The Stratosphere - opened in 1996 - is a Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. It is famous for its revolving restaurant, observation decks and the thrill rides ("Big Shot" at 1,081 feet/329 m is the highest thrill ride in the world). "Las Vegas" in Europa Der weltgrößte Casinobetreiber Harrah's Entertainment und die slowenische Glücksspiel- und Tourismusgruppe Hit planen die Errichtung des größten Unterhaltungs- und Casinozentrum Europas. Investiert werden sollen insgesamt 750 Millionen Euro. The Burning Man Project An annual event for one week in August that takes place at the "temporary" Black Rock City, Nevada. The project first was held in 1986 on Baker Beach in San Francisco and moved to the Black Rock Desert in 1990. The main ritual of the event is the burning of a wooden sculpture. Explanation from the official website... "Trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to explain what a particular color looks like to someone who is blind." In 2007 nearly 48,000 people participated in the project. Extraterrestrial Highway The Extraterrestrial Highway (Nevada State Route 375) is a state highway in Nevada near the Area 51. Many UFO sightings and mysterious incients gave the street its "official" name in 1996. Consumer Electronics Show Las Vegas The world's biggest expo for consumer electronics is the "Consumer Electronics Show" (CES) in Las Vegas. It is held anually in January at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Unfortunately the show is not open to the general public! Letters around Reno/Sparks in Nevada Large letters written on the ground around Reno/Sparks in Nevada. Hoover Dam The Hoover Dam is located on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Tesla's Gigafactory Tesla's battery plant produces lithium ion batteries. The opening ceremony will be held on July 29th, 2016.