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22 Interesting Las Vegas Facts You Probably Didn’t Know Yet

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22 Interesting Las Vegas Facts You Probably Didn’t Know Yet

Introduction - Las Vegas is one of the most famous destinations in Nevada and in the US. Read these 22 interesting Las...

 
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The Luxor’s sphinx is bigger than the original in Egypt

Fact 1 - The Sphinx at the Luxor Hotel is a Nevada landmark on the strip and is a replica of the Great...

 

An abandoned city lies below Lake Mead

Fact 2 - Lake Mead is a reservoir that provides the majority of Las Vegas’ water supply. Interestingly, there is also an abandoned...

 

Approximately 300 weddings are held per day in Las Vegas

Fact 3 - Las Vegas has long been known as an ideal location to elope to. In the last decade or so, it’s...

 

Las Vegas has over 150,000 hotel rooms

Fact 4 - Of all the places in the United States, the Las Vegas Valley area has the most hotel rooms. Sin City...

 
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The Venetian is the world’s second-largest hotel

Fact 5 - Being such a tourist hotspot, it’s no surprise that Las Vegas is home to some of the world’s biggest hotels...

 
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Fremont Street was the first paved street in Las Vegas

Fact 6 - Fremont Street is a fun place to visit off of the Las Vegas strip. Being part of “Old Las Vegas,...

 
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The world’s largest gold nugget is at the Golden Nugget Casino

Fact 7 - Located on Fremont Street, Vegas’ Golden Nugget Hotel is home to the world’s largest gold nugget. The Hand of Faith...

 
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The Paris Hotel's Eiffel Tower was supposed to be to scale

Fact 8 - The iconic Eiffel Tower replica at the Paris Hotel is half the size of the original in Paris, France. However...

 
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The Las Vegas Strip isn’t in Las Vegas!

Fact 9 - One of the crazy facts about Las Vegas is that the iconic Las Vegas strip isn’t in Las Vegas at...

 
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Vegas' Smith Center for the Performing Arts is one of the world’s best theaters

Fact 10 - Located in Symphony Park, Las Vegas’ Smith Center for the Performing Arts was ranked as one of the top ten...

 

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