Las Vegas remains home to iconic casino landmarks that stand the test of time, such as its Grand Canal gondola ride, Cirque show seats and Bellagio fountain views – must-sees that should not be missed. But it isn’t alone when it comes to landmark casino landmarks.
Baden-Baden is renowned for its luxurious spa town atmosphere and elegant casino, once being described by Marlene Dietrich as “one of the world’s most beautiful”.
1. Caesars Palace
Caesars Palace stands as one of the grandest Las Vegas Strip resorts, providing visitors with an unforgettable experience through opulent accommodations, world-class entertainment, luxurious amenities, and breathtaking architectural design. No wonder its grandness was immortalized in The Hangover movie or that its iconic status inspired many casino landmarks worldwide.
Since it opened its doors in 1966, Caesars is the epitome of excess in Sin City. Boasting a giant spa, one of Sin City’s biggest casinos, and a sprawling labyrinth shopping mall – so large is Caesars that stunt performer Evel Knievel even attempted to jump it on his motorcycle! Unfortunately his efforts failed!
The hotel boasts 3,980 guestrooms and suites across its Julius Tower, Augustus Tower, Octavius Tower and Forum Tower buildings. Guests can relax at the 40,000-square-foot spa before sampling fast-food or fine dining offerings like Bacchanal Buffet, Gordon Ramsay’s HELL’S KITCHEN, Guy Savoy or MR CHOW restaurants. Furthermore, world-renowned performers take the Colosseum theater stage each night.
2. Casino di Venezia
Casino di Venezia was established in 1638 and is considered to be the world’s oldest casino. Initially operating as a ridotto di San Moise (literally “reduced gambling establishment”) it eventually expanded to become four-story-tall wing of Dandolo Palace; only aristocrats and citizens from higher classes could gamble there at that time.
At one point in time, Venice casino was prohibited until its revival in 1959 at Ca’Vendramin Calergi Palace and offers traditional card games, roulette and slot machines for guests to enjoy. Furthermore, this venue hosts the Wagner Museum, featuring paintings, letters and lithographs by Richard Wagner who loved Venice before passing away there.
Today, the casino draws visitors from across the globe. Boasting an opulent theatre-like environment and boasting centuries of rich Renaissance culture and art history, its location stands as an outstanding example of classic architecture as well as cultural landmark status.
3. Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands stands as an icon in Singapore due to its spectacular architecture. Comprised of three hotel towers linked by an immense SkyPark (longer than Eiffel Tower), it houses world-class restaurants, a convention center, museum exhibits and shopping mall. As well as casino gaming opportunities.
Moshe Safdie’s structure stands as an outstanding example of architectural innovation and grandeur, from its intricate deck of cards design to the extraordinary SkyPark that resembles the lotus flower shape – both elements combining art with science in harmony.
Attracting tourists and locals alike, this lavish casino resort is renowned for its fun attractions and high-end shops that cater to an elite clientele. Notably, The Sands Theatre hosts Broadway musicals and other top performances; additionally serving as an event space accommodating up to 2,155 people for special events and functions. An icon unto itself, this landmark resort should not be missed when seeking an unforgettable cultural experience!
Foxwoods Resort Casino stands as an iconic gambling resort worldwide. Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, this massive complex has managed to weather economic fluctuations and even several lawsuits; now serving as a nonstop entertainment hotspot.
Casino offers tables of blackjack, craps and poker with various stakes for blackjack, craps and poker; in addition to an assortment of slots. Recently it has added Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen restaurant and Tanger Outlet Shops mall as an additional draw for shoppers and families.
This resort has also invested in thrilling activities such as Ziplining, bowling alley and golf course; plus they will add another attraction next year: Great Wolf Lodge will open 19 indoor water parks and family resorts across America and Canada starting 2024; its giant indoor water park and entertainment center will remain operational alongside any additional developments taking place at this property. Nevertheless, the casino itself will continue its usual operations despite any additional developments taking place at Great Wolf Lodge properties.