Las Vegas, known as the sin city. A city that is a never-ending party and a city full of luxury and fun. Las Vegas at night is such a wonderful sight. With buildings everywhere that look like they are touching the sky, Las Vegas has quite a long of tall buildings. Here’s a list of the tallest buildings you must check out while you’re in Las Vegas next time.
Named after a top layer of the atmosphere, this skyscraper is about 350.2m tall. It is the tallest building in Las Vegas. It took five years to construct the Stratosphere and opened in 1996. The building is a spectacle that stands tall amongst all the other buildings and makes everything else look small. It is said that on the day of opening, many brave stuntmen offered to perform at the topmost floor of the tower, but they weren’t allowed to, for safety reasons.
The Palazzo is the tallest hotel in Las Vegas. It stands 196 m tall and guarantees a luxurious stay and was inaugurated in 2007. The hotel is known to have the Italian renaissance look and ambience to it which makes it all the more exotic and classier. It’s not just a hotel; it also consists of a casino and a convention centre.
Encore is a luxury resort with a casino and hotel. The building is 192 m tall and boasts of restaurants, spa and salons. The building also has various popular clubs and a massive casino. The Europeans and Asian avant-garde designs have influenced the interiors of the hotel. Famous artists like Beyonce have performed at the Encore’s theatre.
Trump International Hotel and Tower
The trump tower opened in 2008 and is 190 m tall. An interesting fact about the building is that the exterior glass of this posh building is infused with gold. Trump was looking to build another identical building right next to this one but it was stopped due to the recession.
Wynn is a casino and a luxury resort; it is the sister property of the Encore. Wynn is 187m tall with a convention centre and retail space too. Wynn is popular as it has been shown in many Hollywood movies. The casino is very popular to have state of the art technology implemented in its process. You might get to see shooting sites and have a nice time here, so you could call it a Wynn-Wynn situation.
Las Vegas have many more tall buildings like The cosmopolitan boulevard tower, The cosmopolitan casino Chelsea tower, Aria Resort, Elara etc. Some tall buildings are still under construction and are expected to open in a few years down the line like the Drew, Resorts World etc. If you ever visit Las Vegas do check them all out, they all have a great view from above.