Did you know?
Things you might not know about the largest metropolitan area in the Silver State!
The famous “Vegas strip” is actually not in the city of Las Vegas.
Consumption of shellfish in Vegas is over 60,000 pounds per day – that’s higher than the rest of the United States combined.
The MGM Grand’s bronze lion is the largest bronze statue in the United States.
It weighs 45 tons or 90,000 pounds.
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, located downtown in Symphony Park, ranked 10th among theater venues throughout the world for ticket sales.
The city sees over 300 weddings
At 1,149 feet, the Stratosphere is the tallest observation tower in the United States and the second tallest free-standing structure west of the Mississippi River.
There are over 15,000 miles of neon tubing within the city
With its millions of lights, Las Vegas is considered the brightest spot on Earth.
The Bellagio chocolate fountain is certified by Guinness World Records as the largest chocolate fountain in the world, at over 27 feet tall.
Las Vegas has over 150,000 hotel rooms.
Las Vegas is home to more than half of the 20 largest hotels in the world.
More than 41 Million people visit Las Vegas every Year.
Las Vegas was rated one of the
top 10 locations in the country for great food (a "foodie haven").
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