The internationally renowned ‘entertainment capital of the world’, Las Vegas continues to attract millions of visitors from around the world every year. The Sin City has earned its reputation for being one of the most tolerant cities when it comes to adult entertainment. Las Vegas has been popularized over the years due to its majestic casinos, luxurious resorts, grand monuments and an eclectic nightlife. The city is also home to culturally significant museums, parks and entertainment venues. Today, Las Vegas is one of the top tourist destinations in the world.
Earlier a part of Mexico, Las Vegas was officially founded in 1905 as a railroad town. In 1908, the town became a part of the newly established Clark County. Las Vegas was officially incorporated as a city in 1911 with Peter Buol as its first mayor. In 1931, gambling was legalized in the city, which led to the formation of several popular casinos in the area. However, major development took place during the 1940s when several scientists and personnel from the Manhattan Project settled in the city for an atomic bomb research.
Las Vegas is extremely popular for its gaming and gambling industry. The city’s major economic revenues come from conventions, gaming and tourism. The tourism helps in feeding the city’s restaurant and retail industry. Located in the city’s downtown area, the lavish casinos and resorts are the focal point of the city’s gaming scene. The Las Vegas Strip is famous for housing the most notable casinos and hotels including the Bellagio, The Palazzo, The Mirage, Caesars Palace, Riviera and Flamingo. Even though the Strip is not located within the city limits, it is still considered to be the most important destination for tourists due to its unique landscape and dramatic architecture.
Other popular recreational and historic venues include the Old Las Vegas Mormon State Historic Park, Natural History Museum, Neon Museum, Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Durango Hills Golf Club and the Bonanza Gift Shop, the world’ largest gift shop.
Exploring Vegas in all its glory is a completely mind blowing affair for all the visitors and tourists. The city’s rich culture, modern architect, vibrant night life and grand life style offer a unique and exciting experience for all. Every year, the city hosts top musical concerts, theatrical performances and theme based cultural shows. This season, catch all the exciting Las Vegas shows such as Chris Angel Believe, Cirque du Soleil shows Zumanity, Mystere, O and Ka, Caesars Palace’s Fall of Atlantis and Festival Fountain, Mirage’s Volcano and Treasure Island’s Sirens of TI event. The Las Vegas tickets are always a catch for tourists looking for a unique, once in a life time experience. So make sure to visit the world’s top destination spot for all kinds of entertainment and exotic indulges.